FC2 install ate my partition table!

Phil Schaffner P.R.Schaffner at IEEE.org
Sat Jun 5 00:00:19 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-04 at 16:35 -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:
> I installed FC2 on a second partition where I had RH 9 running.  The 
> install destroyed the partition table so I couldn't boot Windows XP any 
> more.  Wish I had a better set of backups.

Yup - unfortunately this has been around a while:

Was a lot of discussion on fedora-test-list about the negative
consequences of letting this one out the door.  There are some
fixes/workarounds that work for some, not others.

At least you said "a better set of backups" rather than "backups".


Good luck.


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