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Bug#269042: 269042 Addendum: how to preserve Tru64 prepartitioning from the installer?


On Wed, 1 Sep 2004, Colin Watson wrote:

  > On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 09:16:05AM -0400, Toni L. Harbaugh-Blackford [Contr] wrote:
  > > Really, partman would not need to be fixed if section
  > >
  > >    'A.5. Debian Partitioning Programs'
  > >
  > > of the installation documentation were complete.  It says that the
  > > partitioning step in the installer can be skipped, but does not say
  > > what is required 'underneath' in order for the rest of the install to
  > > continue properly.
  > It is not at all clear to me that this talk about skipping the
  > partitioner is still true, at least not without significant expert-level
  > hacking. I think it should be removed for the moment to avoid confusion.

If infact it is NOT possible to skip the partitioning step, then by
all means *PLEASE* remove the section of text from the manual that claims
it can be done.

Thanks again,

Toni Harbaugh-Blackford                   harbaugh@abcc.ncifcrf.gov
System Administrator
Advanced Biomedical Computing Center (ABCC)
National Cancer Institute
Contractor - SAIC/Frederick

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