Strange behaviour in Disk Druid

David Lehman dlehman at
Thu Dec 8 15:46:09 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-12-08 at 08:31 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> This is a FC16 x86_64 install, but perhaps it is also in the current 
> development and you might want to look into this...
> Just kind of strange and not how I thought it should go.  When I freed 
> up the LVM partition I would have thought it would go to free space.
> I don't expect this to be fixed in the FC16 install; I have encountered 
> in the past that what is in a CD/DVD stays there and you just work with 
> it unless you want to build your own (which I had to do with FC11 for 
> some hardware I had).  Just hoping this will be addressed for FC17 for 
> my next go around!

This is fixed on rawhide/f17, but it was too late in the f16 cycle to
include the fix there:

commit 2ce467fe4802672d41926a4b4753b6e501acf038
Author: David Lehman <dlehman at>
Date:   Fri Nov 4 13:28:15 2011 -0500

    Cap new /boot/efi partitions at 200MB. (#748274)
    We removed the max size for the partition and/or format but didn't
    limit the size of new ones we create.

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