Fedora 15, new and exciting plans
"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
johannbg at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 12:04:27 UTC 2010
On 11/15/2010 11:29 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> This is a silly straw-man. No one formats external HDs with
> anything other than MS-DOS FAT. Fedora changing the default for the
> main hard disk will not make any difference to this case of your
> contrarian user giving away LVM-formatted USB drives.
Agreed kinda bad example on my behalf since I based it on real live
scenario in which I had been approached by a not so experienced Linux
user which actually had formatting and partition his external drive as
LVM ( and was having trouble with it ) and when I asked why he choose to
format and partition with LVM he said and I quote " I just took look at
how it was setup on my desktop so I decided to create the same since I
expected it would just work if I plugged it to another Linux box I had
setup at home".
I'll have it in mind next time I mention a simple test case that it
should be targeted against mixed OS environments instead of having it
solely focusing on easy of use and interoperability between Linux
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