Bug 73698 - [RFE] Disk Druid should recognize significance of /boot
[RFE] Disk Druid should recognize significance of /boot
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-09-08 20:28 EDT by jrjohns
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-09-08 20:28:06 EDT
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Description jrjohns 2002-09-08 20:28:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
If I create a /boot partition with 256 megabytes of space, it seems wrong of
Disk Druid to chastize me for not creating a root partition with 250 megabytes
of disk space.  Shouldn't the Druid recognize /boot and take it into consideration?

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create / partition, 64 MB
2.Create /boot partition, 256 MB
3.Click NEXT

Actual Results:  Disk Druid complains that more space may be needed in the root
partition.  I am not sure that Disk Druid is correct in this case.

Expected Results:  Disk Druid should recognize that /boot will hold the kernel.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-09-13 16:30:51 EDT
It is a warning to help those unfamiliar with partitioning.  It can be savely
ignored if you have a particular partitioning need outside the norm.

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