Bug 1465347 - The creation regarding partition labels whose names are identical are allowed.
The creation regarding partition labels whose names are identical are allowed.
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-disk-utility (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Unspecified
unspecified Severity urgent
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Assigned To: David King
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2017-06-27 05:28 EDT by ricky.tigg
Modified: 2017-06-27 05:28 EDT (History)
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Description ricky.tigg 2017-06-27 05:28:25 EDT
Description of problem:
The creation regarding partitions' labels whose names are identical are erroneously allowed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.24.1-1.fc26

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create same Labels at installation phase or on already installed system and valid the configuration.

Actual results:
Fedora does allow for example the creation of RAID-arrays, but not only, whose partitions’ label’s names are identical both on installation phase and once system has been installed.

Expected results:
In any coherent OS and currently Linux-like distribution, attempts aimed to the creation of identical partitions’ labels are rejected as a feature due to the reason that partition labels only make any sense if they are different; only in that case they can properly and uniquely identify a partition.

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