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Bug#329405: installation-reports: Show details after automatic partition



Package: installation-reports
Severity: wishlist

I'm reporting this feature request based on the review of "Mad Penguin."
I'm aware that Ubuntu has nothing to do wit Debian, but Ubuntu uses
same installer, so the remarks apply. Please consider this comment:

    http://madpenguin.org/cms/?m=show&id=5145&page=2

    ...
    When you arrive at this portion of the setup you are given a
    choice to format the entire drive or do a custom layout. I chose
    to use the entire drive... While I can say that it did what it
    said it would by partitioning the drive, I have reservations about
    the way it presented its work to me. What I got was a screen
    telling me what it had done, what partitions were there, how much
    space per partition, and what file system was chosen for
    each. Below all of this is a prompt asking if I'd like to write
    changes to the disk or not. 

    I have two options of course: Yes and No. There is no option for
    Wait! I really don't like what you did at all and I'd like to
    change all of it. I suppose the obvious thing to do would be click
    No (which I did), but what's to happen when I do? Will I be given
    a chance to edit everything to my liking? I wouldn't know. Ubuntu
    wasn't talking. As it turns out it allowed me to edit the choices,
    but even that portion is not really that coherent. Even cfdisk is
    more intuitive than this if you ask me.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.12-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ISO-8859-1) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US)



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