Bug 6322 - Default creation of EXT partition
Default creation of EXT partition
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-25 01:51 EDT by ran.golde
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-08 13:57:49 EST
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Description ran.golde 1999-10-25 01:51:12 EDT
If you try to install in non expert mode 2 problems :

1. If you already have a dos >32M partition redhat would
reside in ext. partition and thus could only be accessed
through MBR (which migth be changed by other o.s.
installation proccess).
2. If you don't have a dos partition and you create it when
installing Cartman, it would be created within ext.
partition and thus could not be accessed as "C:" from
MicroSoft O.S.'s.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-11-30 15:44:59 EST
This issue has been assigned to a developer for further action.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-08 13:57:59 EST
This is the default behavior of Disk Druid.  Fdisk is available in expert mode
installations for user who would like to customize their partitions.

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