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Re: Issue with Automatic partitioning on partitioned disks

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 04:41:49PM +0430, Armin ranjbar wrote:
> by using this preseed file 
> d-i partman-auto/init_automatically_partition select Guided - use the largest continuous free space
> d-i partman-auto/disk string /dev/discs/disc0/disc
> d-i partman-auto/method string lvm
> […]
> its very ok when the disk has no partition available , but when there are
> partition available ( old linux installation ) it does not automatically
> partition the partitions , any idea  how can i force automatic
> partitioning even on partitioned disks ?

As documented in the installation guide [1], you have to use either the
first line you have quoted (/init_auto*) or the two that follows (/disk
_and_ /method).  Otherwise the first one will take precedence.

[1] http://www.debian.org/releases/etch/i386/apbs04.html.en#preseed-partman

Jérémy Bobbio                        .''`. 
lunar@debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
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