Bug 1466851 - Fedora fails to recognize Windows 7’s system mirrored partition as well as unformatted free space.
Fedora fails to recognize Windows 7’s system mirrored partition as well as un...
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Unspecified
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Reported: 2017-06-30 10:39 EDT by ricky.tigg
Modified: 2017-06-30 10:39 EDT (History)
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Above:in Windows, the original partition set. Down: Fedora's interpretation of the Windows partition's set. (215.78 KB, image/png)
2017-06-30 10:39 EDT, ricky.tigg
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Description ricky.tigg 2017-06-30 10:39:44 EDT
Created attachment 1293253 [details]
Above:in Windows, the original partition set. Down: Fedora's interpretation of the Windows partition's set.

Description of problem:
In a test case aimed for creating a dual booted system with the obsolete Windows 7 and Fedora, Fedora fails to recognize some partitions made in Windows 7.

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How reproducible:
Steps to Reproduce:
1. On Qemu/KVM, create a two identical disk set (IDE) virtual machine,then install Windows 7, and mirror its system, Then shut down the system.
2. Boot with Fedora-Workstation-netinst-x86_64-26_Beta-1.4.iso and see partition tasks.

Actual results:
Fedora does not recognize Windows 7’s system mirrored partition as well as unformatted free space.

Expected results:
To have support for all partitions made in Windows 7.

Additional info:
Case accomplished on Qemu/KVM. Windows 7 was installed first. While attempting to install Fedora, disks buses’ type was kept the same as for the installation of Windows, which was IDE,

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