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Re: Release Candidate 2 of Debian Installer

William Pitcock dijo [Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 02:42:11PM -0600]:
> > Still, it is a saner overall system. Of course, if during install d-i
> > finds there is already a partition labeled 'root', it could either ask
> > the user for an alternative name or set it to
> > d-i-${timestamp}-root. Or label all the partitions with a timestamp,
> > preemptively avoiding this kind of conflicts.
> > 
> > FWIW, setting them by label is the most flexible and robust way, not
> > tied to hardware keys or specific hookups. 
> It can't because 'd-i-${timestamp}-root' is longer than 16 characters.

Right. But some shortening might be in place. Maybe 090201-root
(i.e. non-y2k, shortened timestamps). Or any other fixed-length

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