Bug 6055 - cannot invoke fdisk at installation
cannot invoke fdisk at installation
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-18 12:02 EDT by louis.aucoin
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:38 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-18 12:34:26 EDT
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Description louis.aucoin 1999-10-18 12:02:39 EDT
Maybe there's a way to do it but I can't find it.

I can no longer choose fdisk at installation time when
carving my disk. I prefer to allocate space in cylinders
and would like to do so without having to reverse MB/Cyl
during every install.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-10-18 12:34:59 EDT
Run the installer in expert mode and you will be able to choose fdisk
as the partitioning tool.
Comment 2 Bishop Clark 2000-01-25 22:08:59 EST
What a great idea.  Mine crashes in text expert mode as soon as I select to run
Fdisk.  Boom.  Hefty trace list, installation dies.  So, the double-bucky-F1
works, though, does it?  Why, oh why is that so much like a left-handed
Ctrl-Alt-Del?

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