QA:Testcase partitioning custom standard partition ext3

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Associated release criterion
This test case is associated with the Fedora_23_Final_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.



A complete installation using the ext3 file system for the root partition.


  1. Prepare a test system with a working, supported storage device of sufficient size for a Fedora install, and a Fedora installation medium.

How to test

  1. Boot the installer using any available means.
  2. Proceed to the installer's main screen, making sensible choices, and enter the Installation Destination screen.
  3. Ensure only the single target device you prepared is selected as the installation target disk.
  4. Ensure the option to configure partitioning yourself is selected, and complete this screen.
  5. On the MANUAL PARTITIONING screen, delete all existing partitions (if any).
  6. Pick 'Standard partition' from the New mount points will use the following partitioning scheme: drop-down
  7. Click the Click here to create them automatically link
  8. Select the root filesystem (/)
  9. Change the File System drop-down to ext3, and click Update settings
  10. Complete the installation process, making sensible selections for all other installer options.
  11. Boot the installed system.

Expected Results

  1. The expected partition layout should be created on the target device(s).
  2. The install process should complete successfully and the installed system should boot as expected.