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Re: Installer chokes on system with existing Windows



On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 10:34:32AM -0400, Chris Lumens wrote:
> > > #Any invalid partition tables found on disks are initialized.
> > > #This will destroy all of the contents of disks with invalid partition
> > > tables
> > > zerombr yes
> > > 
> > > #Erase all partitions
> > > clearpart --all
> > 
> > Thanks.  So, to clarify; this _won't_ destroy my existing Windows
> > partitions?
> > 
> > (I'll just try it I guess)
> 
> Woah, don't do that.  Those two options will do exactly what they say -
> wipe out everything on all partitions and zero out the MBR.  Bad idea.
> 

Heh, k.  Wouldn't have been the end of the world fortunately. :)  So, I
take it this is probably an anaconda/kickstart bug after all then?
Seems like existing partitions should be handled better automatically.

Ray


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