Trends - how to save Fedora ?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Mon Nov 14 22:51:26 UTC 2011

On 11/14/2011 11:07 PM, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 01:59:38PM -0800, Joe Zeff wrote:
>> On 11/14/2011 01:49 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>> I have to repeat: F16's anaconda's partitioning GUI does not allow you
>>> to do so.
>> I've been using Fedora since FC6,
I am using Fedora since day #1.

>>  and anaconda's always allowed you to
>> do a custom partitioning scheme.  If it doesn't in F16, it's a serious
>> bug and you should report it.
That's part of what I am saying. Another part is anaconda's "custom 
partioning GUI" felt very clumsy im comparison to Fedora's competitors 
(Try SuSE's GUI. It isn't perfect too, but it's light years ahead of 
's GUI).

> Having just finished up two new VMs based on F16, I can attest that yes
> you can create custom partition schemes during the installation from the
> GUI.
I don't know what you did, but was using a real disks.

Anaconda's "custom partitioning" did not allow me to partion the 
partions as I had wanted to.

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