Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 195455
RFE: Clone partition configuration in RAID set.
Last modified: 2014-03-13 17:10:57 EDT
Description of problem:
When creating a software RAID set in a multiple drive configuration, the new to
manually partition each drive, using the same configuration is a very labor
Having the ability to tell the "new partition tool" to create a certain
partition, with the same size, on multiple drives is -very- welcome.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click on "New".
2. Click on "clone partition".
3. Set partition size, and label (RAID auto in this case).
4. Select all member drives.
5. Click on OK.
Semi-relates to bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=195454
It was pointed out (in the -devel list) that it possible to clone the
configuration using the RAID option; However, it seems (to me), that the obvious
place for this option is in the "new partition" create/edit dialog box.
There's not really space in the UI for doing this currently. I have some
thoughts on how to handle some things like this better, but they'll have to wait
for a larger partitioning redesign.
Any chance of looking into it in F13?
... Or F14?
Given the fact that Anaconda UI is being worked on , maybe this can be added.
newui means that you don't need to directly create partitions at all. Configure a mount point as RAID1 and the partitions will be created on the drives selected.