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Bug#837885: debian-installer: Installer does not check disk size prior to installation

Package: debian-installer
Version: Stretch Alpha 7
Severity: important
Tags: d-i

Dear Maintainer,

- Installing stretch alpha 7 in virtualbox
- set up an 8gb disk, with full disk partitioning, separate home partition
- got partitions of 2 (home), 4 (swap) and 2 (home) GB
- installer failed with a generic error message "A step falied..." when the target disk was full
- redid it with no separate home partiton, and the installation needs 3,5GB

The installer should check for required disk space before installation (or at least once before downloading, and then again before isntalling) to check that he disk is big enough. Also, the error message should be a little less generic as novices will not understand what's wrong.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.6.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

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