Bug 47128 - Autopartitioning on text install gives odd results
Autopartitioning on text install gives odd results
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-03 08:45 EDT by Telsa Gwynne
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-05 12:42:17 EDT
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Description Telsa Gwynne 2001-07-03 08:45:26 EDT
text install on Sony Vaio PCG-SR1K with 9Gb disk and 128Mb RAM.
Selected autopartitioning. Came up with: (sorry, formatting will be vile)

/dev/hda
  /dev/hda1        1  1066  8361M  ext3  /
  /dev/hda2     1067  1093   211M  swap
  /dev/hda3     1094  1099    47M  ext3  /boot

* I don't pretend to understand partitioning, but I thought /boot was
supposed to be early on. Why is it hda3?

* 128M RAM. Shouldn't swap have been 256M, not 211? It's not as though
there is a lack of space.

Accepted it anyway.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-07-05 12:42:14 EDT
We attempt swap from a starting size equal to RAM to 2*RAM.  It grows along with
the other growable partitions (/ in this case) so it may not get its entire
allocation.

We known about the /boot problem, katzj is working on it.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2001-07-06 00:50:18 EDT
This is fixed in our internal trees; thanks for the report

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