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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
Doing that, leaving a potentially dirty swap for a new install? No
sensible reason to do so, format that puppy.
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