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Re: Alright. Where's the beef!

On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 06:23:06PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> As already said several times here and documented in the Debian
> Installation Guide:

	So THAT'S where it is!  The Installation Guide!  Like looking 
for a needle in a haystack. I was looking at 20,000 wikis, trying to 
find the fool paragraph.  Wish it was one of the options actually on the 
disk so even sighted users could see it.  Well, I'm finally trying the 
last Squeeze build this time.  Tried the 5.0.6 Lenny disk and couldn't 
make it come up with anything but "Partition the entire disk."  As I 
don't want one large terabyte partition, or my sighted assistant wasn't 
reading the menus right, I thought I'd try Squeeze again.

	I wonder if that's a bug in the latest Lenny disk.  I went to 
"partition the hard disk," selected "manually partition the disk," was 
given a list of my drives (4 of them), and was then asked if I wanted to 
partition the entire hard disk after selecting the first one.  Either my 
sister wasn't reading it right and I was using the menus incorrectly, or 
something's buggy.  I can't recall how many times I've done a Debian 
install, but I don't recall the installer ever acting like that...the 
Manually Partition the disk selection only giving you one option.

	Anyway, thank you for the head's up on where to find the 
accessible method.  Already been at this for over a month now, thanks to 
SuperMicro telling me I had a bad power supply, and not the stewpid 
Watchdog Timer that resets the puter every five minutes when it doesn't 
detect an OS in operation. <growls>

			Thank you,

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