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Re: What partitioning tool is used in the installer?

On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 10:10:09AM -0400, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> I instelled etch on my AMD64 using Len Sorenson's installer.

But that installer only does sarge (I think).  The etch installer would
have 2.6.15 and probably work better than mine.

> Now the time has come to create a few new partitions.  In particular,
> I want to set up a new partition for /usr separate from /.
> I have found the installer's partitioning tool (via its text 
> interface) to be a very convenient for setting up LVM on RAID.  It 
> certainly worked better than me trying to figure out everything that 
> had to be done using mdadm and lvm2 directly.
> What partitioning tool was that, and how should I go about using it on 
> a running system?  Is it available separate from the installer?  Or 
> should I boot the installer and start it in some kind of non-install 
> mode?

I believe it is parted.  Not sure if it is a custom interface for it or

Len Sorensen

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