GSoC 2018 – Coding Period (June 18th to June 26th): Finishing LVM VG support and starting RAID implementation

Hi! I got some good news to tell in this post, but it will be a brief report about it all. I've finished LVM VG complete support to Calamares, including resize, deactivate and remove operations. All my progress is actually related to my PR from the last week (I've changed it's name, because I decided … Continue reading GSoC 2018 – Coding Period (June 18th to June 26th): Finishing LVM VG support and starting RAID implementation

GSoC 2018 – Coding Period (May 28th to June 18th): First Evaluation and Progress with LVM VG

Hi! The first evaluation was done and I successfully passed! 🙂 I got some problems during the last weeks of Google Summer of Code which made me deal with some challenges. One of these challenges was caused by a HD physical problem. I haven’t made a backup of some work and had to rework again … Continue reading GSoC 2018 – Coding Period (May 28th to June 18th): First Evaluation and Progress with LVM VG

GSoC 2018 – Coding Period (May 14th to May 28th): Initial implementation of LVM VG creation in Calamares

Hi, everyone! Coding period has finally started and I had done some work in the implementation of LVM Volume Groups creation in Calamares. In this post, I'll explain how I have implemented it and how my work is progressing until now. LVM VG creation GUI As I said here, I planned to create a button … Continue reading GSoC 2018 – Coding Period (May 14th to May 28th): Initial implementation of LVM VG creation in Calamares

GSoC 2018 – Community Bonding Part 3: Management of LVM VGs in Calamares

Hello! I talked in my last post about some of my LVM studies for the first goal of GSoC. This post is an addition to the last one, focused more in explaining how I want to implement it and talking a little bit about some application concepts from Calamares that I've studied. LVM VGs in … Continue reading GSoC 2018 – Community Bonding Part 3: Management of LVM VGs in Calamares

GSoC 2018 – Community Bonding Part 2: Studies about LVM

Hello! As I said in my previous post, I'm using this community bonding period to understand how LVM works in kpmcore. It involved studying about how the three parts of LVM (Physical Volumes, Volume Groups and Logical Volumes) work in the library and how this logic was implemented. In this text, I'm intending to give … Continue reading GSoC 2018 – Community Bonding Part 2: Studies about LVM

GSoC 2018 – Community Bonding Part 1: Introduction

Hello! I have been selected to participate in Google Summer of Code 2018, where I will collaborate in KDE Partition Manager and Calamares under KDE Community. My proposal involves finishing the LVM support and implementing RAID support in kpmcore, KDE Partition Manager and Calamares. For those who want to know more details about it, here … Continue reading GSoC 2018 – Community Bonding Part 1: Introduction