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Re: [partman] How to keep data in existing partitions



Hi,

On Monday 09 January 2006 02:16, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> I'd like to instruct partman to create and  format a new partition for
> /home  when  none  is  available,  but  use  the existing   one   if a
> file-system is found.

1.: You'll need to supply them shell-"magic" to load either a 
preseeding-sniplet with "keep" or "format", depending if /home is available.

> I've tried to preseed the following recipe using the "keep" method for
> /home:
[...]
> 			8000 100000 1000000000 ext3                     \
> 				method{ keep } format{ }                \

2.: You'll need to remove the "format{ }" if you use "method{ keep }"


HTH,
	Holger

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