Wipe HD with LVM (Fedora) already installed.

Doug dmcgarrett at optonline.net
Wed Nov 3 20:42:10 UTC 2010

On 11/03/2010 04:11 AM, Gilles Gravier wrote:
> Why not simply perform the install by booting on the Live CD, and when
> you reach the disc partitionner environment, just tell it to use the
> full disk. That will wipe anything previously installed...
> Gilles.
> On 03/11/2010 07:58, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 03/11/2010 15:05, Bob Hartung wrote:
>>> hi all,
>>>      trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 with no prior Ubuntu experience.  I
>>> need to completely wipe lvm partitions and logical volumes created under
>>> Fedora.
>>>      I do not find any information in the installation guide or the wiki
>>> on how to do this with the installer.  I did get to a point where the
>>> install program supposely allowed me to erase a logical volume but it
>>> appear to do nothing over an hour.
>>>      Direction to the proper reading material strongly appeciated.
>> I personally do not have the answer, but perhaps you may find the answer
>> starting here-
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community and
>> https://launchpad.net/
>> BC
1.  Please do not top-post.

2.  If you don't want to use thge entire disk for new OS, d/l GParted 
(or find it on live CD,
if it's there) and format the existing partitions.  This should wipe out 
whatever is there.


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