DANGER!!! Problems with 10.04 installer (RAID devices *will* get corrupted)

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Apr 22 00:04:10 UTC 2010

On Thursday, April 22, 2010 12:11 AM, Alvin Thompson wrote:
> On 04/21/2010 03:44 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> Surely the moral is never to allow _any_ beta software anywhere near
>> any vital data, at least unless it is adequately backed up and you are
>> prepared to recover it if necessary.  This is not specific to beta
>> versions of Ubuntu.
> Surely the moral is that the ubuntu installer should have at least
> basic, rudimentary safeguards when partitioning disks and writing data.
>    Such as not writing partition data unless the user explicitly tells it
> to, and never writing directly to a partition which has a RAID
> superblock.  This is pretty basic stuff.

Yeah, stick with d-i, it ain't fancy but it won't trash your data!

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