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Re: What the "H" gives with FC11 install



On Tue, 2009-05-12 at 14:39 -0400, James Laska wrote:
> 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

That's what I'm saying. It *is* a separate partition, just not a primary
partition. Nothing on the above page suggests that it needs to be
primary.

poc


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