[CentOS] C 7 installation annoyances

Tue Oct 16 17:04:19 UTC 2018
Mark Milhollan <mlm at pixelgate.net>

On Tue, 16 Oct 2018, Nux! wrote:

>The EL7 partitioner is a complete disaster and I regularly bitch about 
>it on twitter and irc.

Aye.  It's annoying that the text mode installer can't manipulate 
partitioning at all -- they lost that when they made the installer 
"better".  If it weren't for that I'd never use the graphical installer.

>Another option is to boot in a Live CD and do you partitioning from 
>there either manually or via Gparted and hope these changes will be 
>picked up by the EL7 installer so you can just use them as they are.

Similarly, switch to VT 2 (Alt+Ctrl+F2) just before going into the 
partitioner and do whatever you like with fdisk (etc) then switch back 
to the graphical installer and upon entry the first time rescan the