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Old 12-02-2006, 05:41 AM   #1
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Will mounting a partition format it?

I'm in the middle of installing SuSe 10.1 and it said set mountpoint of /dev/sda1 to /windows/c. Has this formatted the partition, or has it just mounted it? I am really worried now beause it has started installing!
Old 12-02-2006, 06:19 AM   #2
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It should not format it, but I don't know SuSE. That should only create
a mount point named /windows/c where your system will mount the partition
/dev/sda1 when you boot SuSE.
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Knowing SuSE, no. I don't think it formats anything by default other than /.

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