[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Further to my installation error



On Sunday 20 March 2016 04:54:20 Adam Wilson wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Mar 2016 22:21:58 +0000
>
> Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Friday 18 March 2016 20:49:55 David Wright wrote:
> > > It's far more likely that you forgot to format the partition, if
> > > that's indeed what you wanted to do.
> >
> > No.  I checked and double checked that the partitions on the disk
> > which I wanted to use for installation were all marked with the F
> > for format, and that nothing on the disk it had been told to leave
> > alone had an F.  It kept wanting to format the spare disk's swap,
> > which I did not want.
>
> Why not? You wanted to carry over the swap created by a previous
> installation?

Doing that, leaving a potentially dirty swap for a new install?  No 
sensible reason to do so, format that puppy.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
-- 
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>


Reply to: