I can't create specific partition layout during F18 installation

David Lehman dlehman at redhat.com
Tue Jan 8 16:55:42 UTC 2013

On Tue, 2013-01-08 at 11:35 +0100, Mateusz Marzantowicz wrote:
> So, I think now it is time to ask for help. I've been unable to
> reproduce specific partition layout for 3 day in new F18 that I have
> created in F17 without any problems. I'm asking if it is still possible
> to do such partitioning.
> There are two hard drives of equal size. They are divided into 3  "Linux
> RAID autodetect" partitions so they can work in 3 RAID1 arrays. On top
> of one raid device I have /boot (this is quite easy to do in new
> installer). On the second and third RAID device are two LVM volume
> groups (one is additionally encrypted). Now, all mount points (to follow
> new Fedora's name convention) including root, home, var and swap are
> located on LVM logical volumes (on one vg). The last vg is left for kvm
> so during installation it might be left empty.
> Is it possible to do such partitioning during F18 installation?

Support for interactively creating lvm-on-md did not get implemented for
F18. It is currently possible via kickstart and will be possible via the
interactive installer for F19. Sorry for the inconvenience.


> Mateusz Marzantowicz

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