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An installation using advanced custom partitioning (blivet-gui) and including a disk-based swap partition (not included by default since Fedora 33).


  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 Advanced Custom (Blivet-GUI) option is selected under Storage Configuration, and complete this screen.
  5. On the BLIVET GUI PARTITIONING screen, delete all existing partitions (if any).
  6. Create any necessary bootloader partitions (e.g. EFI System Partition for UEFI installs, BIOS Boot partition for BIOS installs onto a GPT disk, PReP boot partition for PowerPC installs).
  7. Create a /boot partition and set the filesystem type to btrfs or xfs.
  8. Create a swap (note: not /swap) partition and set the size to 2G.
  9. Create a root partition and set the filesystem type to btrfs or xfs.
  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.
  3. The installation should complete successfully.
  4. The disk-based swap partition should be active (you can check /proc/swaps or the output of swapon --show).