Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 857696
Partitioning is confused on new anaconda interface (F18 Alpha-RC3.1)
Last modified: 2014-01-02 13:42:55 EST
Description of problem:
I do not know how anaconda partitioning your disk with It new interface.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 18 Alpha-RC 3.1 XFCE SPIN (I guess anaconda installer is same than XFCE as desktop, KDE...)
I have this HDD table partition.
1- Fedora 17 /boot 2.04GB ext4
2- Fedora 17 / 60.12GB ext4
3- Fedora 17 /home 300*GB ext4
4- * swap 2.04GB swap
5- free space * 30GB *
6- EFI partition *
I launched anaconda, so good, and when I get to the partitioning option, I run my only HDD detected. (I have only one)
Well, I select it, I give below, and I get a window to check the model of hard drive partitioning. OK
After ,not understand anything, I select "New Installation F18 ...", I give +, put "/" and then I assign .... 30GB.
1. Where did these 30GB extracted? from free space? What if I have not and I formatted my ext4 partition from gparted?
After giving him so, with "/" ... et, in the installation process came the message "Creating ext4 on / dev/sda9". Everything OK, but then came "Creating ext4 on / dev/sdb1".
What does this mean? Do you also try to settle in the pendrive? : S
I've also tried creating a partition from GParted, but ... uses the free space but assign the mount point by selecting the partition I made for F18 in "Unknown"
I think, should add how to partition disk options of old anaconda installer, because this is not understandable.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run anaconda, "Installation destination"
2. Make USB bootable
3. Boot USB
4. Run anaconda
5. Select "Installation destination"
6. Your HDD
7. Try partitioning
8. Install it
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