Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1022952
Existing boot partitions are not recognized during GRUB2 installation
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:42:44 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a machine with another OS (linux) in a LV.
When installing grub2 boot loader the boot entries are not found.
However these are correctly recognized by grub2's os-prober once I boot into the installed Fedora.
I tried first without selecting disks containing the other OS (as I did not want installation process to touch them) and when existing OS was not recognized then with them still to no avail.
After I activated the LVs by hand they were finally recognized.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install F20 in dual boot with another Linux installed on LV
- the existing system is not found
- installer should find other OSes (at least on all selected and/or local disks)
Final Requirements say:
> Windows dual boot
> The installer must be able to install into free space alongside
> an existing clean Windows installation and install a bootloader
> which can boot into both Windows and Fedora.
Though I understand that is a common use case, sad it does not require other GNU/Linux distros as well. We should invest more into promoting Fedora to other distros' users too.
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