Customize alternate install CD with UEFI?

Josef Wolf jw at
Thu Jul 21 13:27:18 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 02:53:53PM +0200, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 20 July 2016 at 22:58, Josef Wolf <jw at> wrote:
> > Will the d-i partitioner properly shrink the partition? Or will I need to
> > defragment the disk before shrinking it?
> I am not sure what "the d-i partitioner" means.
> GParted on the boot/install DVD image should do, yes.

d-i is the "debian-installer" used by the server/alternate install-CD. d-i
don't use gparted, but brings its own partitioner.

AFAIK, with the (Live-)DVD, it is not possible to do a full automated
preseeded install.

Josef Wolf
jw at

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