Re: parted option - please report success
Jason Pepas <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have used a parted boot disk before with great success. I only
> wished it had been directly on the debian disk, so i didnt have to
> make a second boot disk.
You don't have to -- it's provided on the i386 disk, udma-ext3 flavor.
Please test it. Read the instructions below.
> On Friday 26 October 2001 01:55pm, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > you maybe have noticed that the "udma100-ext3" flavor of the
> > current boot floppies in Woody includes the parted program as an
> > alternative/extension to the default cfdisk program. Now, I
> > consider to enable that option on all i386 boot floppies in the
> > next release. It has been enabled a while ago and there are not
> > bug reports so far, but now we would like to see success reports.
> > So if you used parted succefully on the udma100-ext3 boot
> > floppies, please follow-up and say some nice words.
> > If you wish to test boot floppies build from the current CVS
> > snapshot with parted stuff, please look in
> > http://people.debian.org/~blade/testing/upload/ (in some
> > minutes).
> > Additional space usage of parted+libparted on boot floppies:
> > 278kB uncompressed
> > 120kB compressed
> > Fits currently on all flavors, even on the 1.2MB floppy but there
> > are only few kilobytes free ;)
> > Gruss/Regards,
> > Eduard.
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