24835Re: Moving from Unslung to Debian
- Mar 22, 2011mp3sub <mp3sub@...> writes:
>I'd like to install debian now. I
> I've the unslung working on my NSLU2 which is connected to one USB Harddisk.
> tried the debian installer and the installer asks to partition USB harddisk. Ido not want to lose any data
> on the harddisk. My question is this. How do I safely install debian on a HDthat was previously used for
> Unslung? I would like to retain all the original data on the HD (which was 60%full).
I managed to achieve this by partitioning the disk how I wanted it using gparted
on another Linux machine then selecting manual partitioning when setting up
Debian but it was non trivial. I think it was necessary to make sure /dev/sda3
was a small partition that could be used as /boot
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