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dual boot problem with Fedora 20

asked 2014-04-02 08:00:44 -0500

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i first install fedora 20 and it's working fine then i install windows 7

as the Fedora 20 in not listed in windows boot manager i try "EasyBCD" but it does'nt work

then i insert Fedora 20 DVD and run in rescue mode

it will show me "now resue envirnoment will find linux paritition and mount it in /mnt/sysimage"

but it will show me "you do not have any linux parition"

after that i manually try to mount the parition but could'nt.

also try chroot /mnt/sysimage but it is unable to mount .

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what if you install win7 first, give a free partition for fedora then install fedora on that free partition?

bumblebee gravatar imagebumblebee ( 2014-04-02 08:54:39 -0500 )edit

Doesn't your system have a boot menu? Pressing 'F10' does it for me. If you get started, see some answers on efibootmgr if you want to configure the system boot menu.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2014-04-02 21:46:54 -0500 )edit

Is this system using BIOS or UEFI?

Also from the rescue environment use this command parted -l | fpaste it'll upload the output to http://fpaste.org , you can then post a link to it here. The output of parted should show the partitions layout on the HDD attached to the system.

Ahmad Samir gravatar imageAhmad Samir ( 2014-04-04 03:00:54 -0500 )edit

EasyBCD does not work with GPT file systems. Add a windows entry manually might work though.

abadrinath gravatar imageabadrinath ( 2014-04-11 03:21:06 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-09-22 01:07:07 -0500

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Try using Super Grub2 disk

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