Anaconda is totally trashing the F18 schedule (was Re: f18: how to install into a LVM partitions (or RAID))

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 16:06:30 UTC 2012


On 10/31/2012 03:39 PM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> It might be useful to have a storage list for Fedora, but I'm on the
> fence.
>
> I'm on fedora-devel, fedora-kernel, and the anaconda lists already.
>
> I'm in #fedora-devel, #fedora-kernel, and #anaconda on IRC too.
>
> It's not clear to me that the root cause for low communication on this
> change was "too few lists."
>
> Now that I've actively searched for it, I do find, deep in a thread
> about "partitioning expectations for F18," a tester who was surprised
> by the change back in August.  The surprise makes me think it probably
> wasn't well communicated to anyone, originally.  For example, not
> communicated to the fedora test lists, even though they existed.
> (I'm not on_that_  list, so if I'm wrong, please forgive me).

Oh there where quite few other changes they forgot to give heads up 
about that that...

> I also found your "Does this mean we can ( finally ) disable lvm and
> related services by default" comment in that thread, which gives me a
> little better context for your passion on this topic.;)

That's not news I have been for ext4 only partition layout for several 
years to me delivers worse out of the box experience to novice end users.

In F17 the installer offered you to hash/unhash lvm as the default 
partition layout which rendered this argument moot,

In the newUI they chose to remove that ability from the end users hence 
back to square one with that debate...

JBG


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