Default partitioning

Garrett Holmstrom gholms at
Fri Oct 29 20:11:39 UTC 2010

On 10/29/2010 14:37, David Cantrell wrote:
>       (1) For VGs<= 50 GB, we will continue to make swap and / as normal.
>       (2) For VGs>  50 GB, / will cap at 50 GB and /home will consume the rest.
>       50 GB is fairly arbitrary, and was based on the fact that an Everything
>       install of Fedora right now is ~ 40 GB, plus some room for expansion.
>       Very few users are likely to do an Everything install so this should
>       provide plenty of space for upgrades and future growth.  Additionally,
>       this is only a default partitioning suggestion and can always be
>       overridden by the user.
> We discussed how /home would be created during automatic partitioning and
> based on the feedback from many people, the above algorithm was determined.
> So, the odd 4GB /home in your case is most likely due to your disk being on
> the 50GB line.

If you want to keep defaulting to a separate /home partition, how about 
doing so only when the disk is above a larger size such as 80 or 100 GB?

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