fedore love/issues

Roger arelem at bigpond.com
Thu Sep 17 23:18:40 UTC 2009

On 09/16/2009 11:56 PM, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 08:47:07AM -0400, Maurizio Ungaro wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have been using Fedora for many years now, I'm generally very happy
>> with it. I'm also positively surprised and comforted by this mailing
>> list: the Fedora community is well alive and rocking :)
>> With that preamble, it's obvious I'm writing about a few problems I have
>> with Fedora 11 :)
>> 1) During installation (fresh installation from a Fedora 9 system), I
>> chose "custom layout" and chose to leave /home and /opt alone. I also
>> chose to leave another disk alone.
>> To my surprise, once booted, I found that not only /home was deleted,
>> but Fedora automatically used the other disk as a raid array... so I
>> lost all that data as well.
> Yikes, that should not be happening.  Did you report a bug in
> Bugzilla, and attach your install.log and install.log.syslog in the
> bug?
> Funny you mention that, Ive had the same problem  Fedora 9, 10, 11 and 
> 12 won't install to a pre partitioned hard drive that has a linux 
> installation on my machine. They will only install to the default.

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