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This test case is associated with the Basic_Release_Criteria#disk-layouts release criterion. If you are doing release validation testing, a failure of this test case may be a breach of that release criterion. If so, please file a bug and nominate it as blocking the appropriate milestone, using the blocker bug nomination page.


This test case tests whether the installer can successfully remove all existing storage volumes and automatically partition in the freed-up space using the guided partitioning path.


  1. Prepare a test system with a working, supported storage device of sufficient size for a Fedora install, and a Fedora installation medium that uses the GTK-based installer. Do not use Fedora Workstation live on Fedora 41+, as that uses the webui-based installer.
  2. Ensure the target device contains multiple storage volumes, ideally an existing OS installation, consuming sufficient space that a Fedora installation would not be possible without removing them.

How to test

  1. Boot the GTK-based installer using any available means. Do not use Fedora Workstation live on Fedora 41+, as that uses the webui-based installer.
  2. Proceed to the installer's main screen, making sensible choices, and enter the Installation Destination screen.
  3. Ensure only the single, blank target device you prepared is selected as the installation target disk.
  4. Ensure the option to let the installer handle partitioning is set, and complete this screen.
  5. When prompted to free up space for the Fedora installation, use the Reclaim space option.
  6. On the Reclaim space screen, choose to delete all existing storage volumes.
  7. Complete the installation process, making sensible selections for all other installer options.
  8. Boot the installed system.

Expected Results

  1. All pre-existing storage volumes on the target disk should be deleted.
  2. The expected partition layout should be created on the target device(s).
  3. The install process should complete successfully and the installed system should boot as expected.