Strange behaviour in Disk Druid

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Thu Dec 8 20:57:42 UTC 2011

On 12/08/2011 10:46 AM, David Lehman wrote:
> 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.

It was originally something like 11.7Gb and when I deleted my 294Gb LVM 
group, it just took it all.

BTW, the system is a 'brand new' Lenovo x120e (bios date something like 

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