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Bug#706649: installation-report: the partitioner ignores preexisting windows7 partitions

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 <quitte@gmail.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 Hutchings
Lowery's Law:
             If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing anyway.

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