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Re: netinstall NTFS bug

Jaime Ochoa Malagón <chptma@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> I succed installing Pure64 in my new box, but the installer gave me a
> scare, the bug is so simple:
> I used to have in my HD 
> hda1 XP (NTFS)
> hda2 Debian (ext3) (sid/32)
> hda3 Swap
> ...
> I decided to overwrite hda1 and using the sid-amd64-netinst.iso ~(Feb 7), 
> first atemp failed in the step to install grub, failed to install
> lilo, the atemps failed till I discover
> (using fdisk from my old debian) the partition is was 0C (NTFS), I
> changed the ID and check
> the fs in the hda1 was OK!
> The next atemp was prety smooth as all the other people say, 
> md5sum
> fe18b184891f2b0c493744f5b02dd202  sid-amd64-netinst.iso

I guess the partitioner only sets the partition type when actualy
creating the partition, not when just formating it. That would be a
bug in the partitioner.

Please report this to the Debian BTS (e.g. with reportbug), this
should affect i386 as well.


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