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Re: Debian Installer - Problems Partitioning

On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 03:23:58PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> | I thought Debian's installer used cfdisk.  For more info in partitioning
> | with fdisk:
> | 
> |   http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Partition/partition-5.html
> If by "Debian's installer" you mean "boot floppies on i386" then
> that's true.  It's never been used on alpha -- boot-floppies used
> straight fdisk, and debian-installer uses partman (as it does on most
> other architectures).

In fact, if you are on Alpha, you cfdisk will *not* work for the disk
that SRM is booting from.  It *will* work if you are using

-- John

> (boot-floppies is the name of the installer used in woody and previous
> distributions.  debian-installer is the new installer that will be
> used in sarge.)
> Cameron.

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