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Bug 2161

Summary: Disk Druid does not let you install RH if you do not have a swap partition, and does not allow you to mount root partition over NFS.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: ipaul
Component: installerAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Last Closed: 1999-04-17 21:08:38 UTC Type: ---
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Description ipaul 1999-04-13 06:42:19 UTC
Disk Druid does not allow me to proceed installation without
selecting a swap partition even if I have 64M ram. If you
have more Operating Systems(Win95,WinNT,Solaris7, an older
RedHat a.s.o) you will find hardly a extra room for a linux
swap partition, and if you really need it after, you could
swap in a file later. And when I wanted to install RH on my
diskless system, I boot the first disk over the net but I
was unable to mount root over the NFS (disk druid does not
like that -- (maybe a warning would be enuf)).