Bug 1234 - Swap partition & Installer
Swap partition & Installer
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Depends On: test
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Reported: 1999-02-18 16:44 EST by si22673
Modified: 2010-08-11 10:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-02 18:21:20 EST
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Description si22673 1999-02-18 16:44:15 EST
This is just an annoying bug!

When installing RH, the installer asks for a swap partition
and there are times when I don't wan't any (and linux
doesn't require any). So I change the type of an existing
partition to Swap and when the installer prompts if I wan't
to use it (mkswap) I just say no. Whell, the bug is that
first it shouldn't require any swap partition (just say that
it is advisable) and then, it's no longer required??

I just consider this annoying, and a problem occurs when I
don't have any partition to change to swap and I can't
continue instalation...

I do know this is nothing compared to the work you do but I
decided to commit it anyway.

Thank you for your time and I thank you for making Linux so
accessible.

		Luciano Rocha, si22673@ci.uminho.pt
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-03-02 18:21:59 EST
Thank you for the suggestion. We will consider it for next release.
Comment 2 sharonw 2000-02-03 14:57:59 EST
This is a test
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2010-01-25 12:37:44 EST
QTeXEngine-0.2-2.20100119svn.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/QTeXEngine-0.2-2.20100119svn.fc12

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