Bug#217503: Evil autopartkit should _NEVER_ _NEVER_ try to overwrite an unknown partition table
On Sat, Oct 25, 2003 at 10:32:38PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> You seem to be rather arrogantly overlooking the "I have five of these
> machines to build this week and partitions are so far down on my list of
> things to configure that I'll scream if I have to see cfdisk one more
> time" group. This is not a question of not being able to partition,
> it's a question of by-hand partitioning being a waste of time for a
> sizable number of users.
Under a scenario like that, you'd be wanting to use something more
appropriate and flexible like FAI than d-i, I'd have thought anyway...
FWIW, I just did an install today (I'll post a report once I figure out
how) and found the autopartition stuff downright annoying, the way it
insistently asked about doing it.