Well, it's been 7 years since this bug was opened.

Sure, it's not killing anyone.  And I assume that the partitioner
correctly handles alignment issues for current drives.  But still, IMHO,
any time software does something other than what you expect it to do,
it's broken.

A simple suggestion: just have partman correctly parse KiB, MiB, GiB,
and TiB when someone manually enters a partition size.  Currently, these
generate an error message.  Also, on that page, include a short
explanation of the acceptable units and their meanings.

I'd say it's fine for partman to just always display partition sizes in
10^n units.  The only folks likely to care about this are ones doing
manual partitioning.  It's likely that any such person will understand
what's going on when they specify a 32GiB partition and then see 34.4GB
in the list of partitions.

It also might be handy to include fdisk on the net-install cd, for use
in a shell (or ctrl-alt-f2).  But that might be a pain, given that fdisk
now has its own shared libs.

Just my 2c.

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