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Re: [SLE] SPAM: How to install a really fresh SUSE?
  • From: Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 09:35:40 -0700
  • Message-id: <1153154140.5865.0.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-07-16 at 17:33 -0700, The Nice Spider wrote:
> Is this a bug or suse limitation? When I do reinstall
> SUSE 10.1 I get new
> dev/sda6, it's look like SUSE don't delete all
> existing partition. I know,
> when I choose "expert" thre are 2 option: repair
> partition and bootable
> partition.
>
> so, i must boot manually using MS DOS, delete all
> partition and reinstall
> SUSE :(

Not if the partitions are fine in the other OS, then just do a clean
install and choose custom partitioning, choose wisely and just reformat
and reinstall only /boot / and swap leaving /home(a separate partition)
untouched.

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