Bug 810020

Summary: format of / partition should use format options already in use on the target
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Felix Miata <mrmazda>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Felix Miata 2012-04-04 22:33:27 UTC
Unlike the installers of every other distro I can remember, formatting is forced on the / filesystem regardless, even when the / target is freshly formatted and contains no files or directories. Unilateral formatting causes loss of UUID, label, blocksize, inode size and other filesystem features that co-installations of Linux on multiboot systems, or their users, may depend on or prefer. At least by obvious option in the Anaconda interface, format of / partition should be able to use the format options already in use on the target, preserving existing features.

Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2012-04-11 15:34:12 UTC
This has been addressed elsewhere.

Comment 2 Felix Miata 2012-04-11 18:36:27 UTC
Where is elsewhere?

Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2012-04-11 18:45:29 UTC
In bug 808970.