Using Install CD To Prepare Hard Disk

Jonathan McKeown jonathan at
Fri Mar 14 07:35:14 UTC 2008

On Friday 14 March 2008 00:49, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
> 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...
> Thanks!

From memory, isn't it also possible to do this by going into the Configuration 
menu rather than entering the Standard installation?


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