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How to install Fedora 13 on a btrfs-formatted partition

Aug 04, 2010, 12:34 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Fini Decima for this link. ]

"In the last article about btrfs on Fedora, we showed how to pass the btrfs option to Anaconda, the Fedora system installation program, on Fedora 13. This article presents a step by step guide on how to actually partition a disk and install Fedora 13 on a btrfs-formatted root filesystem. Basically, this is a continuation of how to enable the btrfs Anaconda option on Fedora 13.

"After you have passed the btrfs option to Anaconda either via the bfo method or the DVD installation method, the installer will present the step shown in the image below. This marks the start of the main leg of the first installation phase. Next to continue.

"The option to choose here is the default – Basic Storage Devices. This allows you to install Fedora 13 on locally-attached storage devices."

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