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Re: partitioning bug during install: RH8/9 FC1



Hello,
On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 11:33:59AM -0500, Trae McCombs wrote:
> Anyhoo, the problem is when you create a partition of a smaller size for
> /dev/hda1 than is for /dev/hda2, cfdisk, or whatever the GUI fdisk tool
> is, will re-arrange the partitions every single time.  meaning, it puts
> the root partition / as /dev/hda1 and puts windows /windows as /dev/hda2
> even though I've specified the direct opposite.
Last time I wanted to do something like this (RHL 7.2 times), I marked the
"hda1" partition using "force to be a primary partition", these
partitions got allocated first.

Maybe it still works that way...
	Mirek
> PS. Why did we stop including regular fdisk?  It's nice to be able to
> use this tool from time to time.  Just put a button with "Experts Only"
> or something and pop up a warning telling people they are entering a
> world of hurt if they don't know what they are doing with the fdisk
> tool.
The shell prompt is there.




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