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Re: wheezy drive recognition?

Quoting Gene Heskett (gheskett@wdtv.com):
> On Thursday 16 April 2015 12:02:23 David Wright wrote:
> > Quoting Gene Heskett (gheskett@wdtv.com):
> > > And one other question:  Can the installer deal with a drive that
> > > has no partition table on it? I know for a fact that as it stands
> > > for wheezy, that it will not accept, even if it can see it, another
> > > partitioners partition tables.  It absolutely has to write its own
> > > table and nothing a human can concoct will ever suit it.  Frankly,
> > > debian needs to get an alaskan divorce from whatever its called and
> > > use gparted and be done with it.
> >
> > I don't know the expression "alaskan divorce". Could it be where you
> > walk from the divorce court straight back to the registry office to
> > get re-married?
> Aw gee, that expression is at least 30 years older than the internet!
> Told poorly, but that is the classic definition of an Alaskan Divorce.

Well I typed   alaskan   into urbandictionary but didn't dare click on
any of the suggestions below!

But my guess was a hint that Debian won't be getting rid of parted just yet.


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