Disk Druid - Fedora flame #1
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 18 03:03:21 UTC 2005
Jeff Vian wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 00:40 +0100, Emmanuel Seyman wrote:
>>On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 10:45:56AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>Except for DD's insistance on re-arranging partitions. I've had
>>>enough headaches and screwed up installs that DD will never touch
>>>another disk of mine, ever.
>>I have no idea which Disk Druid you're using but it obviously isn't
>>the one shipped with Fedora's installation program.
> Gene is not the only one to have problems.
> I have had it rearrange partitions, but NEVER on a prepartitioned disk
> which is what you used, and what is given by using fdisk to create the
> partition before defining the mount points with disk druid.
I tossed all partitions except swap, /ORACLE and /ORACLE/DATA when I
installed FC3. All of the partitions that I added back appeared where I
expected them. Oh, I do have four Windows FAT32 partitions.
> On an unpartitioned disk it chooses where the partition goes. If there
> are more than one disk it by default chooses both (or all) disks as the
> possible targets. If you create say 5 partitons and you build them in
> the order you want them placed IT chooses the order (and drive) it feels
> is best for creating them. So what you thought was hda2 may actually
> become hdb3, etc.
This may be desirable. However, it can and does become frustrating.
> Gene's comment was related to creating partitions, not reinstalling on
> existing partitions.
So was mine.
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