Another mail around Yast2 installation. I didn´t achieve to change the
installation media of my SuSe. Maybe is it a unknown bug from Yast2, or it is
maybe a known bug, specailly there in the ftp version of Suse 8.0?
Yesturday I did a litle reverse enginering to find out why I could not change de
Install Media, I just put some extra Message in the Yast2 module, such as
MediaUI.ycp and InstMedia.ycp . I find out that for some reason my HardDisk
a valid Installation Device, as responds to the call to SCR::Read(...) in the
MountMedia function from InstMedia.ycp . From which file did SCR::Read() read
configuration, I didn´t know the answer, maybe some of you. But there muts be
Hi again, yestarday I did have the problem to install suse from my hard, but I didn´t find
any answer to my problem, so I decided to install it from a local ftp server........it was
I boot my brand new suse distro without any problem, but thenn I try to change the Install
Media to my hard disk, but for my surprise there was the same error from the
installation..........un able to mount the partition or media bla bla bla..........
Is there some bug in Yast2, that I should to know?, maybe is there a new version or a patch.
Carlos Fangmeier H.
Is there any way to tell autoyast to do this automatically? From the
explanation below, it seems that I have to manually run fdisk and create the
extended partition before I attempt the autoinstall. What I'd like to do is
specify the extended partition in the configuration file. Any ideas?
From: Michael Benz [mailto:michael.benz@3WARE.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 3:08 PM
To: Robert Alonso; suse-autoinstall(a)suse.com
Subject: RE: [suse-autoinstall] extended partitions
You need to create the partitions you want (i.e. /, /boot, swap, etc) then
create a partition that contains the remainder of the drive space and
convert it to an extended partition then create logical partitions in the
extended space. I think 4 is the maximum number of primary partitions you
Hi all, I'm trying to configure a drive with 7 partitions, but when I start
the autoinstall, fdisk fails apparantly because it tries to make all
partitions primary. The only info I could find on this
(http://www.suse.de/~nashif/autoinstall/bugs.html#AEN60) says to upgrade to
the latest version of the module, which I've done. However, I still don't
see a way to mark a partition as extended. Has anyone had any success
configuring a drive with more than 4 partitions without using LVM?