Bug 453153 - RFE : default partitions
RFE : default partitions
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-06-27 11:43 EDT by Michael Ughetto
Modified: 2008-07-11 21:08 EDT (History)
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Description Michael Ughetto 2008-06-27 11:43:04 EDT
Description of problem:

Anaconda should include some default partition layout for different kind of
installation

Fedora Project actually suggests to people to create a /home partition (see
doc.fp.o ). But not all people knows about this documentation or about that kind
of possibility.

Anaconda could give multiple default installation type, such as home, server,
high-secured installation, etc...
Comment 1 John Poelstra 2008-06-27 12:27:23 EDT
triaged
Comment 2 Chris Lumens 2008-07-11 21:08:46 EDT
We actually used to have these different types of installation classes - Server,
Workstation, Custom, etc. - around the FC5 timeframe.  What we discovered was
that most everyone went for a Custom install (we could tell this by looking at
the install class in exception reports) so there really wasn't much point in
offering the different classes and keeping the complicated code to manage that
process.

Having a default /home partition is actually being tracked by bug 150670.

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