Rob Owens wrote: > On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 11:26:56PM +0200, Merciadri Luca wrote: > >> Mark wrote: >> >>> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 2:18 PM, Merciadri Luca >>> <Luca.Merciadri@student.ulg.ac.be >>> <mailto:Luca.Merciadri@student.ulg.ac.be>> wrote: >>> >>> Mark wrote: >>> >>> > Yes, but you said this wasn't for beginners in your original post so >>> > if a non-beginner can't get the Bootable Flag set up on the right >>> > partition to boot, they are not a non-beginner...so this point >>> > probably doesn't apply. >>> > >>> Okay. But why allowing something that has no interest to be done, >>> to be >>> done, be it by a beginner or not? >>> >>> >>> Good point. Maybe the code didn't fit into the Debian Installer to >>> determine which partitions to allow the user to make bootable? Your >>> guess is as good as mine. >>> >> Same applies for the fact of checking at least two times `/stuff/', for >> different (at least two) partitions. If the effect of using such a >> scheme is documented, this might be interesting to understand what it >> does. But it does not look documented, and I don't understand i) what >> could happen if I used such a scheme; ii) its reason to be there. >> >> > Seems like a good reason to file a bug report, if you ask me. Before > doing so, you might want to actually try an installation like that. Who > knows, maybe the installer will throw an error on the next screen. > Maybe (for the possibly thrown error). I don't know, and I can't test nowadays because I simply don't have another PC which could receive a new Debian install. But if somebody can test, I would appreciate receiving the results. -- Merciadri Luca See http://www.student.montefiore.ulg.ac.be/~merciadri/ I use PGP. If there is an incompatibility problem with your mail client, please contact me.
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