Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 883141
[custom part usability] Confusion about mount point within existing installation vs. mount point in target installation
Last modified: 2017-04-28 09:18:20 EDT
Another usability issue with newUI custom part which has come up at least a few times on test@ and in the forums (referenced to some extent in the second half of https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2012-December/112124.html , for e.g.): some people are getting confused by the fact that, for already-existing partitions, we both show an existing mount point and allow you to assign a new one.
If you select an existing partition in 'custom part', its mount point in the existing OS is shown in its left-hand pane entry, and there is a 'Mount Point' dialog in the right-hand pane which assigns its mount point for the new OS install.
Once you understand the model this kind of makes sense, but it seems to be pretty confusing to people initially. I'm not sure of the best way to improve on this: again, perhaps it comes down to labelling? Somehow explain more clearly what the two mount points are, and what is being set and displayed where?
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This is an enhancement request really, bumping to Rawhide and marking FutureFeature.
anaconda-26.21.4-1.fc26 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 26. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-f620d8c7c2
Looks like the Bodhi web UI likes to add random unrelated bugs to an update...