Bug 888232

Summary: Installation on UEFI system failed (with default settings)
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Florian Weimer <fweimer>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Peter Jones <pjones>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 18CC: anaconda-maint-list, g.kaviyarasu, jonathan, sbueno, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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Partition layout after installation
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Contents of the original EFI partition
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Description Florian Weimer 2012-12-18 10:55:09 UTC
Created attachment 665432 [details]
Partition layout after installation

Description of problem:

Installing on an UEFI system with the default options fails.  I suspect this is because the installation creates a separate /boot/efi partition, instead of re-using the existing one.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora-18-TC3-x86_64-DVD.iso

How reproducible:

Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make room for the installation on the hard disk (by resizing or deleting a partition).
2. Install Fedora.
3. Reboot.
  
Actual results:

Windows 8 is booted.

Expected results:

A boot selection appears, offering a choice between Fedora and Windows 8.

Additional info:

Booting manually from the Fedora partition using the built-in boot device selector in Windows 8 does not work, either.  Copying the "fedora" tree into the UEFI partition (under /efi) still does not allow booting.

Comment 1 Florian Weimer 2012-12-18 10:55:40 UTC
Created attachment 665433 [details]
Contents of the original EFI partition

Comment 2 Florian Weimer 2012-12-18 11:12:27 UTC
Created attachment 665447 [details]
Files from /var/log/anaconda after installation

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