Bug 202350 - Automatic partition assigns all almost entire VG extents to to / LV
Automatic partition assigns all almost entire VG extents to to / LV
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2006-08-13 10:31 EDT by Anuj Verma (Kevin)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-15 10:57:05 EDT
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Description Anuj Verma (Kevin) 2006-08-13 10:31:39 EDT
Description of problem:
When ever you choose automatic partioning it creates a VG and assigns entire VG
extents to "/" LV. This effects the flexebility LVM has to offer for an operator

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How reproducible:
Everytime upon a fresh installation

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Boot from FC6-T2
2. Select autopatitioning when prompted
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Actual results:
automatic partioning it creates a VG and assigns entire VG extents to a single
LV , this effects the flexebility LVM has to offer for an operator.

Desired results:
It seems that partitioning desicion should follow package selection and a much
flexible LVM setup should be suggested in autopartioning, eg. for file-systems
such as /usr, /opt, /home, /tmp, /var, /srv,  etc. . 
(probably this bug/enhancement might not be suitable for FC6 maybe FC7)
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-08-15 10:57:05 EDT
Unfortunately, lots of LVs makes management harder for the default case
especially as we can't do online shrinking of filesystems.

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