dual boot on ssd+hdd system

asked 2015-12-28 01:45:05 -0500

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hi guys, i run a custom built system (amd A8/6gb ram/64gbssd/1tbhdd). i currently have windows on my ssd and i want to install fedora on a separate partition on my 1tb hard drive. i have created a new partetion but anaconda does not let me proceed with the same !!! will any one walk this noob through

Thanks in advance

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Did you create a new partition? what you should do is create free space so Anaconda can detect it, so if you resize and added a new partition delete it so it will become free space that anaconda can detect.

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2015-12-28 11:42:30 -0500 )edit

@aeperezt yes i did!!! anaconda sees it but will not proceed as it does not see the boot partition (uefi on ssd)

will help if i wipe my ssd and dedicate it to fedora,then install windows on separate partition on my hdd?? i feel my issue arises when it comes to altering the mbr/uefi for mount points for both os.... is there a go to step by step guide for this i dont mind nuking my pc and starting from scratch

tek09 gravatar imagetek09 ( 2015-12-30 00:20:42 -0500 )edit

No Windows needs to be installed first on a Dual boot configuration, Windows never look for other OS so it will end up not allowing to see Fedora. You can indicate to anaconda which one is the EFI partition by hand, did you try defining your partitions

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2015-12-30 09:22:12 -0500 )edit

There is another option is to install Fedora and use WIndows in a virtual environment inside Fedora not sure if that will work for you.

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2015-12-30 09:23:49 -0500 )edit