On Fri, 2013-05-03 at 00:15 +0200, Jonas Meyer wrote: > I'm sorry, but this was actually a windows 7 x86 install. Also it is > worth mentioning that I also tried the stable installer with the same > result. > > > On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 1:03 AM, Jonas Meyer <email@example.com> wrote: > Package: installation-reports > Version: 2.49 > Severity: critical > Tags: d-i > Justification: causes serious data loss > > Dear Maintainer, > > > I wanted to install debian on a machine that once had a gpt > partitioned disk. On that disk I had previously installed > windows 7 x64 by letting it recreate the partition table and > used just 100G of the 500G disk > > The debian installer ignores the present partitions. I > selected "use free space" for the partitioning scheme and this > is what I got: http://imgur.com/3CK9fx7 [...] If the GPT was not properly wiped, I don't think the installer can be faulted for detecting and using it instead of the MBR partition table. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Lowery's Law: If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.
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