Bug 155865 - change default partitioning
Summary: change default partitioning
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 150670
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-04-25 01:23 UTC by Don Russell
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2005-04-27 19:38:18 UTC
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Description Don Russell 2005-04-25 01:23:34 UTC
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Description of problem:
When installing "clean", the user is asked about partitioning the disk drive. For many new users, they choose "automatic" because they don't know what to specify.

When "automatic" is chosen, directories like /home should be in a separate partition.

Ideally I'd like to do a "clean" install for each new release of FC, without lossing my home directories etc.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora
2. Select "automatic partitioning"

Actual Results:  The whole disk drive is reformatted.

Expected Results:  I'd like an option to preserve existing /home and so on

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-04-27 19:38:18 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 150670 ***

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