Bug 585364 - Use of --grow in kickstart partitioning results in / on second disk
Use of --grow in kickstart partitioning results in / on second disk
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2010-04-23 15:41 EDT by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2010-04-23 15:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-04-23 15:57:18 EDT
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storage.log (136.60 KB, application/octet-stream)
2010-04-23 15:41 EDT, Orion Poplawski
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Description Orion Poplawski 2010-04-23 15:41:05 EDT
Created attachment 408712 [details]
storage.log

Description of problem:

This is surprising to me, although perhaps it is intended behavior.  The following kickstart partitioning:

clearpart --linux
part /boot --size=200
part / --size=12000 --grow
part swap --recommended

on a system with more than one disk results in / being on different disk.  Also present in RHEL 6 beta.
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2010-04-23 15:57:18 EDT
--grow without a maxSize tells kickstart to grow it as large as possible.  Since there's more space on your second disk (what with /boot and swap being on the first), it prefers to move the / partition over to that disk.

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