Trends - how to save Fedora ?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Mon Nov 14 23:31:11 UTC 2011

On 11/15/2011 12:23 AM, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Joe Zeff<joe at>  said:
>> On 11/14/2011 02:51 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>> Anaconda's "custom partitioning" did not allow me to partion the
>>> partions as I had wanted to.
>> Have you reported this as a bug?  If not, why not?
> Anaconda has never given you the ability to control partition layout,
> beyond the "force to be a primary partition" checkbox.

Thank you for confirming my observation.

> If you want
> partition in a specific order, or certain partitions as extended, you've
> always had to partition manually (even in a kickstart, you have to
> partition in %pre to get a specific layout).  The anaconda developers
> don't think you have any need to determine your own layout.

<sigh/> How many cluesticks does it take ....?

There are many reasons to determine your own layout:
#1 reason being "history of a system"
#2 reason being "coexistance with other OSes"


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