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Old 07-21-2019, 08:44 PM   #1
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Debian 10 install - how to pick a disk in a multi-boot system

I have 4 SSDs in the machine and I want to install Debian 10 on just 1 of them. Going through the process and viewing a video, it doesn't seem like it can differentiate between disks? I really don't to wipe out all 4 of my disks.
I want to use LVM.
Old 07-21-2019, 11:21 PM   #2
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I highly recommend using a live CD distribution to boot your system. Mount each of the drives, and take a note of what their device names are for each as that is VERY unlikely to change when you switch back to Debian's installer. (( Especially if you use a debian based live CD )). Most live CDs will have enough tools for you to explore the disks and figure out which is which.


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