Bug 1013024 - logic problem with Manual Partitioning Size Policy Automatic, install partitions too small
logic problem with Manual Partitioning Size Policy Automatic, install partiti...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Lehman
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-09-27 11:37 EDT by Chris Murphy
Modified: 2015-06-29 08:28 EDT (History)
7 users (show)

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anaconda.log (15.57 KB, text/plain)
2013-09-27 11:38 EDT, Chris Murphy
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program.log (13.64 KB, text/plain)
2013-09-27 11:39 EDT, Chris Murphy
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storage.log (126.66 KB, text/plain)
2013-09-27 11:40 EDT, Chris Murphy
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Description Chris Murphy 2013-09-27 11:37:35 EDT
Description of problem: The automatic Size Policy logic incorrectly causes a previously sufficiently sized mount point to become too small for a successful installation. Btrfs could be a complicating factor.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora-Live-Desktop-x86_64-20-Alpha-4.iso (RC4/final)
yum update *rpm

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. 800GB virtual disk, boot Fedora-Live-Desktop-x86_64-20-Alpha-4.iso and apply updates listed above
2. launch installer
3. main menu, choose installation destination; click done
4. Installation Options: select review/modify (custom); and partition scheme set to btrfs; click continue
6. click to create mount points automatically

[At this point the btrfs volume is 815.61GB.]

7. click on the /boot mount point and change Device Type from Standard Partition to Btrfs; click Update Settings

Actual results:
The Btrfs volume and all of its subvolume/mount points become ~2GB. Too small for a successful installation.

Expected results:
Since the default size policy is automatic, upon the 500MB from /boot being freed, it probably should be added to the Btrfs volume making it ~816.1GB, not 2GB. But I'd still be better off if the logic doesn't bother to recompute, and just leaves the Btrfs volume at 815.61GB.

Additional info:
The work around is to click on a Btrfs mount point, click the Modify button and change the Size Policy from Automatic to As Large As Possible, click Update Settings.
Comment 1 Chris Murphy 2013-09-27 11:38:48 EDT
Created attachment 804037 [details]
Comment 2 Chris Murphy 2013-09-27 11:39:11 EDT
Created attachment 804039 [details]
Comment 3 Chris Murphy 2013-09-27 11:40:36 EDT
Created attachment 804041 [details]
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