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Re: I plan to remove fdisk from the next util-linux

On Mon, 30 Mar 1998, Bob Hilliard wrote:

> Amos Shapira <amos@gezernet.co.il> wrote:
> > I'm aware that things are fluid and may change rapidly, but my
> > personal experience indicated that every time I ran cfdisk (mainly
> > during installation of Debian) cfdisk screwed things up and I had to
> > run fdisk to fix them.  Is there a consensus about the
> > relative usability of the various fdisk versions?
>      My single experience with cfdisk was similar to this.  It was so
> long ago that I can't remember the details of the problems.  I have
> happily used fdisk ever since, without any problems.  I have used some
> pretty complex partitioning setups (ten partitions on /dev/hda at the
> moment).

I had the same problem with cfdisk.  Now when I do an installation, I stop
at the cfdisk step, F2 to get another console and run cfdisk.  Has cfdisk
been improved?  It seemed that the problem had to do with HD size, but
it's been a while and the details are fuzzy.

Bob Nielsen                 Internet: nielsen@primenet.com
Tucson, AZ                  AMPRnet:  w6swe@01.w6swe.ampr.org

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