Ask Your Question
1

failed to find a suitable stage1 device

asked 2018-05-18 11:04:12 -0600

When I try to install Fedora28 Workstation using a Flash Drive I get the error "failed to find a suitable stage1 device" when it tries to do automatic partitioning, I'm attempting to dual-boot Fedora with Windows 10. I gave Fedora 40 gbs of room to install, and 50 gb on another attempt. I was able to successfully install Fedora on a second device, a laptop with windows 7, perfectly fine using the same Flash Drive so the ISO isn't corrupted. I tried to install another Linux OS called Qubes OS which also used the anaconda installer on this device and I got the same error at the same part, though the Qubes OS ISO I later learned to be corrupted.

I do know this question has already gotten posted, but all the answers I could find on the internet either didn't work (E.G:One said that the error comes from not giving the OS enough space on the harddrive but I provided more than enough) or didn't explain how to fix it.

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2018-06-25 13:24:12 -0600

BartB gravatar image

Same here. Situation:

Fresh Win10 install and tried installing from the Fedora Live image and netinstall both same result.

Installing on a Samsung 970 SSD, and using an MSI B360 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard.

Also tried installing Fedora 27. That works fine, except that Grub2 isn't being installed.

Any help is appreciated!

edit flag offensive delete link more

Question Tools

Stats

Asked: 2018-05-18 11:04:12 -0600

Seen: 1,091 times

Last updated: May 18 '18