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partman "restart" (was: Installation on external USB...)

On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 02:26:01PM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> Partman remembers that the partition has already been formatted and
> doesn't format it for second time.  Instead of rebooting one could
> change for example the file system from ext3 to reiserfs and then back
> to ext3.  Alternatively one could also change temporary the method
> (from "format" to "don't use" and then back to "format").

IIRC, if I do that, I have also to set the mount point as
maybe mount options again, right?

> This is indeed not intuitive.  Probably at every start partman has to
> forget which partitions have been formated.

Please :-)

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