Fedora 26 Live USB: "Error checking storage Configuration"

asked 2017-08-15 01:29:20 -0500

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I am on HP desktop with basic config as follow :

OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586 Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 3300 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) BIOS Version/Date AMI 8.06, 01/24/13 SMBIOS Version 2.7 Secure Boot State Unsupported Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 6.00 GB Total Physical Memory 3.39 GB Available Physical Memory 1.67 GB Total Virtual Memory 6.89 GB Available Virtual Memory 5.07 GB

I am trying to make it dual-bootable with Fedora 26. I have made a Live USB with media writer and when I am installing it on the configuration page, it is always giving me "Error checking storage configuration" no matter what I am doing. I have initially used windows disk management tool to create 25 GB of "unallocated space" from my C: drive (boot). This 25 GB of "unallocated space" is shown by the Anaconda Installer but when I click on "Done" it asks me to reclaim space as there is 0 "free space". After which I deleted one whole partition of 175 GB hoping it might solve the issue. But it is still giving me the same problem. I have attached screenshot of the error. image description image description

I tired deleting partition from Anaconda installer which failed to do it and had to do it using windows Disk management (Might be the issue?).

Current Partition Setup : image description

I have tried many forums and not able to find a solution to it. This is my first time moving to Linux system and creating Dual-Bootable system.

Thanks in advance.

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I tired deleting partition from Anaconda installer

If you delete the selected partition in that first screenshot, it will delete Windows. You say you want to dual boot, which means you need to shrink that partition, either in Anaconda or in Windows Disk Management.

cmurf gravatar imagecmurf ( 2017-08-18 09:25:09 -0500 )edit

It's weird, it should work. (and if not, it is a bug). BTW, it'd be great if you can provide installer logs to us (/tmp/*.log). However, you might be able to get around this problem by selecting manual partitioning setup using blivet-gui.

hedayat gravatar imagehedayat ( 2017-08-18 13:02:59 -0500 )edit