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.