Re: [partman] How to keep data in existing partitions
|--==> Holger Levsen writes:
HL> On Monday 09 January 2006 02:16, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
>>I'd like to instruct partman to create and format a new partition for
>>/home when none is available, but use the existing one if a
>>file-system is found.
HL> 1.: You'll need to supply them shell-"magic" to load either a
HL> preseeding-sniplet with "keep" or "format", depending if /home is available.
Ok, by reading through the partman manual I figure out more or less
how the system work, and how could I use the commands of the
parted_server to write a shell script to decide whether to format or
keep the data.
But still I don't understand exactly where should I install the
script. I've seen that partman-auto installs items in various menu
directories. According to the manual the first one to bu run should be
the one in the choose_partition directory:
So I guess that dropping my script in:
would do the job.. is it?