Bug 887201 - unable to place the root filesystem(/) on a xfs(ext3)formatted partition
unable to place the root filesystem(/) on a xfs(ext3)formatted partition
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 887784 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: F18Blocker/F18FinalBlocker
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Reported: 2012-12-14 05:08 EST by lnie
Modified: 2013-03-12 10:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-12-18 01:52:05 EST
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Description lnie 2012-12-14 05:08:17 EST
Description of problem:
unable to place the root filesystem(/) on a xfs(ext3)formatted partition 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
f18 x86_64 Final TC2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.do a default install
2.click into"INSTALLATION DESTINATION" and chlik"let me customize the partitioning "
3.choose "Root" and click "customize"
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Expected results:

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Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2012-12-14 22:35:21 EST
anaconda-18.37.3-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-12-15 16:14:02 EST
Package anaconda-18.37.3-1.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing anaconda-18.37.3-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2012-12-17 10:33:14 EST
*** Bug 887784 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Adam Williamson 2012-12-17 21:30:20 EST
I was able to complete and boot an install with / as xfs using TC3. No apparent problems.
Comment 5 Adam Williamson 2012-12-17 21:31:11 EST
Note that, per the dupe, this bug is broader than stated: apparently you cannot change the type of a newly created partition in custom partitioning in TC2.
Comment 6 lnie 2012-12-17 21:55:47 EST
Hi Adam,I have downloaded TC3 just now  and tested,the bug seems to be fixed already.
Comment 7 Adam Williamson 2012-12-17 22:40:45 EST
Thanks for confirming.
Comment 8 lnie 2012-12-17 23:30:13 EST
It's my pleasure.Actually,it's what I should do.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2012-12-18 01:52:10 EST
anaconda-18.37.3-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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