Bug 100662 - Disk Druid partition sizing needs to be more user friendly
Summary: Disk Druid partition sizing needs to be more user friendly
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Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: beta1
Hardware: athlon Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2003-07-24 03:44 UTC by Justin Churchey
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-07-24 06:59:39 UTC
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Description Justin Churchey 2003-07-24 03:44:21 UTC
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Description of problem:
When creating a new partition in Disk Druid, you cannot type in a size in MB of
the partition.  Your only option is to adjust the actual number of cylinders. 
In past releases, you have been able to type in a size in MB for the partition.
This new sizing system seems somewhat less user-friendly.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Select a manual partitioning with Disk Druid when running anaconda
2.Create a new partition

Actual Results:  You must set the size of the partition manually by setting the
range of the cylinder numbers.  

Expected Results:  I feel that it is easier for a system administrator to type
in the size of the partition in MB rather than scan through cylinder ranges.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-07-24 06:59:39 UTC
Click New instead of Edit and you'll get the interface that allows you to
partition by size (as has been the case for the past bunch of releases)

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