Bug 1575383 - Fedora installer should prompt whether to split home and root partitions or not
Summary: Fedora installer should prompt whether to split home and root partitions or not
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: LiveCD
Version: 29
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
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Reported: 2018-05-06 13:04 UTC by Matt Daveson
Modified: 2019-11-27 18:59 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-11-27 18:59:13 UTC
Type: Bug

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2018-05-06 13:11 UTC, Matt Daveson
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Description Matt Daveson 2018-05-06 13:04:30 UTC
Using livecd fedora installer, the automated partitioning using lvm and luks, separates root and home folders in two different partitions:

* fedora_localhost-live/home
* fedora_localhost-live/root

I don't want them to be split, it over-complicates the partitioning.

Comment 1 Matt Daveson 2018-05-06 13:11:52 UTC
Created attachment 1432376 [details]

Comment 2 Matt Daveson 2018-05-06 14:22:10 UTC
Installed from livecd fedora workstation.

Comment 3 Jan Kurik 2018-08-14 10:03:57 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 29 development cycle.
Changing version to '29'.

Comment 4 Ben Cotton 2019-10-31 20:54:31 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 29 is nearing its end of life.
Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 29 on 2019-11-26.
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Comment 5 Ben Cotton 2019-11-27 18:59:13 UTC
Fedora 29 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2019-11-26. Fedora 29 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
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