Bug 2161 - Disk Druid does not let you install RH if you do not have a swap partition, and does not allow you to mount root partition over NFS.
Disk Druid does not let you install RH if you do not have a swap partition, a...
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-13 02:42 EDT by ipaul
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-17 17:08:38 EDT
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Description ipaul 1999-04-13 02:42:19 EDT
Disk Druid does not allow me to proceed installation without
selecting a swap partition even if I have 64M ram. If you
have more Operating Systems(Win95,WinNT,Solaris7, an older
RedHat a.s.o) you will find hardly a extra room for a linux
swap partition, and if you really need it after, you could
swap in a file later. And when I wanted to install RH on my
diskless system, I boot the first disk over the net but I
was unable to mount root over the NFS (disk druid does not
like that -- (maybe a warning would be enuf)).

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