Well, there goes Windows!

Peter Ross Peter.Ross at bogen.in-berlin.de
Mon Aug 22 04:46:10 UTC 2011

Quoting "Adrian Chadd" <adrian at freebsd.org>:

> I totally get it.
> However, an installer is user-facing (here), as well as system-facing.
> As much as I understand the logic behind it, it is still going to
> surprise people to find that their partition tables are modified at
> any point before that final "commit".
> Linux installers manage to do it. :-)

But they do not get it right all the time. With RHEL and CentOS 5 I  
had a deterministic way of setting up virtual machines with LVM so  
they could not boot;-)

Just to lower the expectation a bit.


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