why does the installer change the partition table?
kenyon at kenyonralph.com
Wed Dec 31 22:42:23 UTC 2008
On 2008-12-31T20:16:03+0000, Thufir <hawat.thufir at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Wed, 31 Dec 2008 17:36:32 +0800, Koh Choon Lin wrote:
>>> The partition tables of the following devices are changed:
>>> SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sda)
>>> SCSI1 (0,1,0) (sdb)
>>> The following partitions are going to be formatted:
>>> partition #5 of SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sda) as swap partition #5 of SCSI1
>>> (0,1,0) (sdb) as swap
>>> which concern me because I don't want to lose data on sda but don't
>>> want to back up (lotsa cd burning) at the moment.
>>> I tried the manual approach, selected which sdb partitions I wanted
>>> effected, but keep getting that message that the partition table for
>>> sda has been changed. If so, I didn't intentionally change it :(
>> Are you trying to install the boot loader in sda and the rest of the
>> system on sdb?
>I want the boot loader to be on sdb as sda will get repartitioned
I would try using the alternate installer. I think it gives you more
control over disk partitioning stuff.
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