Anaconda Bootloader, Reusing /home, Assigning partitions to disks

Bootloading So this is what the Fedora 16 bootloader configuration UI looked like: It allowed you to do a few things: Opt out of installing a bootloader at all. Specify whether you want the bootloader to install to the MBR or to /boot on the first-order physical disk. (You could go back to disk selection and change the order if you wanted to install the bootloader to a different physical disk.) Set a password for your bootloader. There’s a few use cases for why you’d want to configure the bootloader: I have three disks in my system, but only two are bootable – that’s all my BIOS will support. These folks need to know which disk is set as the boot disk, and they need to change it in case a non-bootable disk is set as the boot disk by default. Sure, they could crawl under their desk and play with hard drive jumpers if they can’t change the boot disk, but what if they don’t have physical access to the system? Or if it’s hardware made by a manufacturer who doesn’t make it easy to open up? (I won’t name names.) I want the thing I just installed to …