Bug 68464 - Installation guide still refers to deprecated cfdisk
Installation guide still refers to deprecated cfdisk
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-ig-x86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Sandra Moore
Sandra Moore
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Reported: 2002-07-10 09:31 EDT by Laurence Tyler
Modified: 2014-08-04 18:23 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-10 09:31:43 EDT
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Description Laurence Tyler 2002-07-10 09:31:39 EDT
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Description of problem:
Cfdisk has been removed from the util-linux package for various reasons (a bad
move in my opinion), but some documentation *still* advises its use: e.g. the
'Installing Red Hat Linux in a Dual-Boot Environment' chapter of the 7.3
installation guide form Intel architecture.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Read the chapter 'Installing Red Hat Linux in a Dual-Boot Environment' from
the installation guide.
2.Note the references to cfdisk

Actual Results:  cfdisk is refreed to despite being removed

Expected Results:  no reference to cfdisk (or, cfdisk should be returned to

Additional info:
Comment 1 Sandra Moore 2002-07-10 14:14:33 EDT
Thanks so much for pointing out this error. I have made these corrections and
the next version of the Installation Guide will correctly reference which
partitioning tools are available. 

Best regards,
Comment 2 Sandra Moore 2002-08-05 09:54:09 EDT
*** Bug 70616 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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