Fedora 31 custom partitioning

Hello, I would like to create custom partitions during installation, but I cannot find a guide on partition suggestions (EFI partition, boot, swap, etc) with their reccomendet sizes.

Welcome to the Forum @andrea76! Please have a look at the introductory posts in #start-here if you haven’t had a chance yet.

The recommended sizes are built in to Anaconda now. If you click on “Custom partitioning”, you can select “Click here to create them automatically” and that will create them for you. You can then tweak them as necessary.

This is in a VM, so it doesn’t take EFI etc into account, but it should create those for you also. This is the documentation, but it doesn’t mention the recommended sizes anymore:


I have the following sizes on my system, and they work quite well:

Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/nvme0n1p7   49G   33G   15G  70% /
/dev/nvme0n1p5  976M  215M  695M  24% /boot
/dev/nvme0n1p8  237G   72G  153G  32% /home
/dev/nvme0n1p1  256M   49M  208M  19% /boot/efi
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Hello @andrea76, welcome to the forum. Please take a moment to have a look at this Fedora Magazine article, it may be of some use for you. https://fedoramagazine.org/learning-about-partitions-and-how-to-create-them-for-fedora/ Greg does a good job of writing this up.


Advice from OpenBSD FAQ: Try to not use the whole drive just because your can.  Leave some space as a reserve.  This will help your to install dualboot with some LTS distro, if needed.  Or just make a Stock for cinema / old savegames and such.  Also Fedora uses LVM by default, and this can be grown later.