Bug 2465 - when setting mount points in setup does not allow some valid names
Summary: when setting mount points in setup does not allow some valid names
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-05-01 14:45 UTC by gbb
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-10 19:21:57 UTC

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Description gbb 1999-05-01 14:45:04 UTC
in the setup program , at thepoint after fdisking , when you
are choosing the mount points for your linux system , i
found i was unable to choose some names simply because they
started with a recognised system dir name...ie

/binwibblewibble   etc.

Currently don't have  time to look at it myself to suggest a
fix. Sorry!

Comment 1 Dale Lovelace 1999-05-27 19:49:59 UTC
Yes, you can't make a /binwibblewibble mount point :-)

Any mount point that begins with /bin /dev /usr /etc etc. will not
work. This procludes you from making /development /etcetera /usrfoo
etc. Mount points that begin with /boot, ie /bootfoo, work.

Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-10 19:21:59 UTC
This issue is resolved in the 6.1 installer.

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