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Re: Installation plays hardball



On Thu, 2009-12-31 at 12:13 +0000, Colin Paul Adams wrote:
> >>>>> "John" == John Aldrich <jmaldrich yahoo com> writes:
> 
>     John> As I said, you need to choose to use a custom partition
>     John> scheme, otherwise, Fedora will wipe every linux partition as
>     John> happened to you. Granted, it's not obvious, but if you've
>     John> been playing with linux for more than a couple
>     John> distributions, I'd think you'd already have some notion of
>     John> this by now.
> 
> I've been using Fedora since its inception, and it wasn't obvious to
> me at all. I didn't actually trip up over it, as I was treading very
> carefully, but I must say I have plenty of sympathy for the OP.

Agreed. The exact consequences of each choice need to be explained much
more explicitly, including a specific warning of when the next step will
be irreversible.

poc


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