Changes/InstallerLVMThinProvisioningSupport

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OS Installer Support for LVM Thin Provisioning

Summary

LVM has introduced thin provisioning technology, which provides greatly improved snapshot functionality in addition to thin provisioning capability. This change will make it possible to configure thin provisioning during OS installation.

Owner

  • Name: David Lehman
  • Email: dlehman@fedoraproject.org
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 20
  • Last updated: 2013-07-16
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Thin Provisioning support in the installer will include a new automatic partitioning variant as well as support for thin volumes during custom storage configuration.

Benefit to Fedora

This will help to enable users to make use of the proposed system rollback change.

Scope

  • Proposal owners:
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No

Documentation

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes