6.1.1. Setting Up Partitions Automatically
Choose Automatic partitioning at the
partitioning menu to use a preset partitioning layout.
Disk Druid then displays additional
Automatic Partitioning Setup Screen
- Remove all Linux partitions on this
Removes all ext2,
ext3, and Linux
swap partitions from all hard disks
- Remove all partitions on this
Removes all partitions from all hard
- Keep all partitions and use only existing free
Uses only the unpartitioned space on the hard disk(s) to
install Fedora Core
Select the desired option.
Next, select any disks you wish to use for Linux partitions. If
your system contains only one disk, that disk is automatically
selected. Any disks you select are used for Linux partitions
according to the option selected above. The option selection is
global, and you may not select a different option for each disk.
To review the automatic partition configuration, select the
If you remove any existing partitions, the installation program
asks you to confirm this choice. After you review and approve
the partition configuration, select Next
to continue to the next installation step. Proceed with Chapter 7, Boot Loader.
6.1.2. Setting Up Partitions Manually
To manually set up all disk partitions, choose
Manually partition with Disk Druid. Choose
this method if you require a special partition configuration.
If you are familiar with how disk partitions and the Linux file
system work, move on to Section 6.3, “Disk Druid”.
Otherwise, read Section 6.2, “General Information on Partitions”.