Using Install CD To Prepare Hard Disk

Tim Daneliuk tundra at
Thu Mar 13 22:49:47 UTC 2008

Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Mar 13, 2008, at 3:28 PM, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
>> I would like to use the CD install menus to only prepare the hard
>> disk (Partition, Label, Format) without actually installing anything on
>> the drive.  Can this be done?
> There should be a "(W)rite" option on the various pages which let you at 
> least partition the drive without installing the software.

Yup that was the magic - I missed it entirely.  The option appears
in the label editor menu...


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