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Bug#256600: install: Formatting of partitions didn't update parition type

Package: install
Severity: normal

When installing on /dev/hdb I couldn't get Grub to install on the disk.

After a while I realized the problem wasn't with Grub -- it was that the
formatting of the partitions didn't change the partition type!

I could mount the Debian partitions in Red Hat, but Grub looked at the
partitions and saw that the partitions I wanted to boot from was ntfs
and swap! (I tried grub both from my old Red Hat and from Debian sarge.)

I formatted the partitions with Red Hat and then I could install Grub
and boot.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.5-1-386

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