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Month: August 2018

Re: [trinity-users] stretch problems

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 13:22:43 -0400
On Tuesday 21 August 2018 12:49:53 Felix Miata wrote:

> Gene Heskett composed on 2018-08-21 12:06 (UTC-0400):
> > On Tuesday 21 August 2018 10:56:56 Felix Miata wrote:
> >> As I implied 24 hours ago in this thread, it doesn't need fixing.
> >> Jessie came in between Wheezy and Stretch, a long time (two
> >> years?). There are multiple workarounds for those who skipped over
> >> Jessie:
> >>
> >> 1-Format the installation target using Wheezy or Jessie or old
> >> Knoppix or old anything in advance of starting the installer.
> >> Formatting is an /optional/ part of the installation process (as is
> >> partitioning).
> >
> > I did try to do that, it showed me the partitions I had setup in
> > gparted, but would not skip the selection and format steps.
> I think you must be misunderstanding what these steps are. They must
> be used to specify which existing partitions to use, where to mount
> them, mount options, etc. Once these have been done with supported
> formatted empty partitions, the installer will default to "do not
> format". Even if they managed to return "format partition", you can
> change the selection to "do not format".

printed, I'll try it again.  Thanks Felix. 

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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