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Anaconda install problem

asked 2013-04-22 02:20:57 -0500

badLucK gravatar image

I am trying to install Fedora18 on my laptop. Installation have gone OK but every time it needs to install bootLoader/Anaconda there is an error and that installation is skipped. It happens with every RedHatBasedDistro. I can install Debian/Mint(Grub2). The problem is that I can't specify Fedora through other bootLoader, even if I choose installation without boot loader. Punishment for my ignorance is Win.

System Model: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~1.6GHz

Memory: 8192MB RAM

HDD: WD 1TB

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Can you tell us what the error is please? Alternatively, you should be able to add Fedora to the Mint grub2 list: Mount the fedora root partition, and then follow the steps listed here

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-04-22 19:20:16 -0500 )edit
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Ok, it turns out that i messed up somehow boot space when deleted Win7 100mb partition. After that i couldn't install Fedora(or any other RH based distro) only Debian based. And, when I install mint/deb i couldn't add Fedora. I have tried to install without boot loader and then configure grub2 manually but that didn't worked either. So, eventually, I have formatted whole HDD, installed Fedora and everything is working flawlessly. Though, it was strange experience...

badLucK gravatar imagebadLucK ( 2013-04-25 03:57:02 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-04-26 04:23:09 -0500

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Was an error with the current configuration of the HDD. Reformatting the entire drive and reinstalling fixed it.

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