Fedora 15, new and exciting plans

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Mon Nov 15 14:15:40 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 08:53:03AM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> That's the essence of what's being discussed here 
> laptop/desktop/workstation installs default to ext4 and experienced 
> users/sysadmins those that generally know what lvm is with all it's bells 
> and whistles and want to use it will choose it during installation.

Strongly no to this. We need to have fewer choices during the installation
and more flexibility later. LVM provides this.

> Those that claim that novice end users have no problem using LVM I want 
> them to perform just this very simple case of two person sharing what ever 
> data between themselves could be family photo music video and what not.
> Partition an external connected HD that you got laying around with LVM.

This case not install-time, and so is completely irrelevant.

Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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