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Re: How to bypass partman during installation in d-i?

On Wednesday 20 February 2008, Vlad Shakhov wrote:
> The primary question is how to create non-standard configuration for
> partitions. That layout can't be created by current partman at all.

You'll have to create a custom udeb that is included in the menu just before 
partman (i.e. menu item number between 3500 and 4000), performs all the 
basic functions of partman and provides the same pseudo packages as 

The basic functions of partman are:
- creating the /target directory
- creating the partitions
- creating the /target/etc/fstab
- mounting the partitions in /target

For basic info on creating a custom udeb, see:


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