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Re: What the "H" gives with FC11 install



On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 14:29 -0400, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 13:40 -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > Jim wrote:
> > > Trying to make custom partitions in Fedora 11 install, from a Fedora 8 
> > > install
> > > /
> > > /home
> > > swap
> > > 
> > > It won't let met make / as ext4 , because it says can't make ext4 as 
> > > boot partition.
> > > So I change it to ext3, and it says "your / partition does not match the 
> > > live image you are installing from. It must be formatted as ext4".
> > > 
> > > What The "h" are they doing now ?
> > > 
> > You need a separate /boot as ext[23] to boot, and it must be a partition. I 
> > *think* it must be a primary partition, as the installer tells me I have not 
> > enough free space for a boot partition, when I cleared 150MB for an extended 
> > partition.
> 
> On my netbook I have /boot on an extended partition.

As Bill suggests, '/boot' must be a separate partition at this time.

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f10/en_US/sn-partitioning-general.html

Thanks,
James

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