Re: [blag-noise] howto install on drive that is known to hav…

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Author: John Maclean
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To: blag-noise
CC: blag-devel
Subject: Re: [blag-noise] howto install on drive that is known to have badblocks
On Wed, 23 Jul 2008 19:37:20 -0300
jeff <moe@???> wrote:

> I have an eeepc with badblocks. the horror. And the blocks are like
> numbers 0-15... This incapacitated my poor little eee. :(
>
>
> anyway, here's a procedure i did to install 90001 on it, even with
> badblocks by avoiding writing to the known bad blocks....
>
> anaconda doesn't have a "badblocks" option in it's formatting menu,
> unfortunately, so hoops must be jumped thru and small walls scaled.
>
>
>
>
> * boot up anaconda CD from USB cdrom drive until graphical screen
> launches
>
>
> * ctrl-alt-f2
>
> * fdisk /dev/sda partition to flavour
>
> * mke2fs -j -m1 -cc /dev/sda1     etc

>
> * ctrl-alt-f6
>
> * install normally, but don't have anaconda format drives
>
> * When prompted "Do Not Format"
>
> * "Writing partition to disk" <-- but i didnt want to change anything
>
> * voila.
>
> worked for eee
>
> thx nirik @ #fedora
>
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But hang on, if your partitions where not saved to disk where are all
of the packages in installed to?
/me no understand