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Re: [opensuse-autoinstall] want to keep first (windoze) partition, but it changes partition type to linux
  • From: Sven Geipel <s.geipel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 14:18:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <46C04C0A.102@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sven Geipel wrote, On 03.08.2007 13:09:
> Hi,
>
> I'm installing openSuSE 10.2 on systems with windows installed on /dev/sda1.
> Autoinstall should create 3 partitions and keep my first partition
> untouched. This works so far, but autoinstall reproducible changes
> partition type of windoze partition from 0x7 to 0x83 Linux! Is this a bug?
>
> I tried with and without the line <partition_id
> config:type="integer">7</partition_id>
[...]

Hello,

I tried this with several Fujitsu Siemens machines (Esprimo E5700 and
P5615) now and always had above described problem. I use a simple
post-install-script to circumvent this problem: "sfdisk --change-id
/dev/sda 1 7"

Has anyone else this problem or is it just me?

-- 
best regards
Sven

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