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Re: Proposal for --noformat handling



Chris Lumens (clumens redhat com) said: 
> For a long time now, we've been telling people that anaconda/kickstart's
> not going to grow an option for every single mkfs feature there is.
> They need to use %pre to create the filesystems and then specify them in
> kickstart with --noformat.  People seem to be happy with that as it lets
> them do whatever they want.

That I understand.

> On the other hand, sometimes we get bug reports from people who have
> chosen to reuse their existing installation's / in a new installation,
> but do not format it.  This is either through --noformat or through the
> UI.  dlehman has a patch to make sure / is formatted, but that will kill
> the advantages of the above paragraph.

This I don't - isn't this best treated as just user error?

Bill


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