DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2007-03
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Re: Installer: no option to set geometry/corrupts partition table

From: randux@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 17:09:46 +0200

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Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
> On 07.03.2007, at 14:44, randux@noreply.org wrote:
>> Not only should it not even recreate the slice, it shouldn't touch the 
>> partition table unless I ask him to in fdisk.
> you are (implicitly) asking the installer.  i guess.  again, nobody 
> knows the installer, please go ahead and try updating/fixing it.
> cheers
>   simon

I'm not implicitly asking the installer! The installer is using a 
preallocated slice (I don't use the fdisk step in the installer). He's 
smart enough to see that I've set the partition type to FreeBSD and 
gives me the option to install there.

I will look and see what I can find out, but again, this is not my area 
of expertise. I don't even know where to begin looking. This may take a 


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