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Re: How to install without parted?

On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 03:13:16PM +0200, mzenker@gnotometrics.de wrote:
> Hi,
> I have the problem that I cannot install Debian Sarge with kernel 2.6 on my notebook - the partition manager does not recognize the existing partition table. There seems to be a fix in a new parted version, but it seems to come too late for this release. 
> Since I need to use kernel 2.6, the question is: how can I install without using parted? As far as I understand, I have to set mountpoints somehow (and format the Debian partition, but that is more easy) and then proceed with the base-install step.

Someone (perhaps you ?) could try building d-i with the parted 1.6.12 in
experimental. Not sure if this would work though, since there are chances that partman need to be modified a bit.

Not sure though.


Sven Luther

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