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Re: Grrrrr, howinhell do I stop the 3 minutes of inactivity shutdown of a new stretch install?




On Wednesday 03 April 2019 11:16:58 Jonathan Dowland wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 10:18:00PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >And the gparted for wheezy won't touch it. e2fsck is too old. So I'll
> >start a new install in the morning.
>
> I have a vague recollection that we have been involved in a discussion
> like this before, but, this is one reason I find LVM2 very useful; to
> facilitate changing partition size decisions post-install.

Now I have an even bigger problem.

I have gone thru the netinstall of 9.8.0 at least 5 times. 1st time 
failed for unk reasons, but would not reboot.  2nd time I let the 
partitioner have its way on a 2T drive wiith a separate /home, so it 
gave / 30GB and and about 17 gb to swap, the rest to /home.  That 
rebooted, but 30GB for / is about 100GB too small by the time I move my 
data.  So the next 3 times I've manually given / 500 GB, some swap, and 
the rest as /home. Won't boot, does not even look at the drive, just 
sits there forever with a blinking cursor.
So just how the heck  am I supposed to install stretch on a 2T drive?

Seems like a heck of a good question people... 


Cheers, Gene Heskett
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