|Summary:||Installation on UEFI system failed (with default settings)|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Florian Weimer <fweimer>|
|Component:||anaconda||Assignee:||Peter Jones <pjones>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||18||CC:||anaconda-maint-list, g.kaviyarasu, jonathan, sbueno, vanmeeuwen+fedora|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2014-02-05 13:59:32 UTC||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
|Cloudforms Team:||---||Target Upstream Version:|
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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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