Re: What partitioning tool is used in the installer?
On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 12:45:29PM -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Hmmm. Now that you point it out, I think you are right... My memory
> must be failing me. After yours, which got my hardware working (very
> important!) except for X, I did it over again with an etch installer.
> That was a while ago. (or did I do a sarge->etch dist-upgrade?) My
> kernel is is vmlinuz-2.6.12-1-amd64-generic.
> hendrik@april:~$ uname -a
> Linux april 2.6.12-1-amd64-generic #1 Wed Sep 28 02:05:15 CEST 2005
> x86_64 GNU/Linux
Then you must have upgraded after installing. Etch uses 2.6.15 last I
checked. I would recommend upgrading the kernel.
> So I guess the (revised) question becomes, what user-interface front end
> to the partition editor was in the etch installer back then (and
> probably still now).
Well hopefully someone knows.
> Or: is it safe to boot the netinstall CD and create a few new LVM
> partitions without risking the existing setup by a slip of the finger?
> The big advantage of the user interface is that it really does get all
> the details right.
Ehm, not sure about that. I have never tried.