Bug 155865

Summary: change default partitioning
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Don Russell <don>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description Don Russell 2005-04-25 01:23:34 UTC
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Description of problem:
When installing "clean", the user is asked about partitioning the disk drive. For many new users, they choose "automatic" because they don't know what to specify.

When "automatic" is chosen, directories like /home should be in a separate partition.

Ideally I'd like to do a "clean" install for each new release of FC, without lossing my home directories etc.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora
2. Select "automatic partitioning"
3.
  

Actual Results:  The whole disk drive is reformatted.

Expected Results:  I'd like an option to preserve existing /home and so on

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-04-27 19:38:18 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 150670 ***