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Old 04-08-2014, 02:24 AM   #1
bridge531
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Exclamation you have not created a bootloader stage1 target device.


I have windows 7 and i am trying to install fedora alongside windows.
Installer boots in UEFI mode and i dont have any option to disable that in boot menu.
so i had to start in uefi mode.
i have done folloing partitions
/boot 500 mb
/boot/efi 300 mb
/home 20 gb
swap 8 gb
/ 22 gb(approx)

now, when i select done, the error says you have not created a bootloader stage1 target device. and you have not created bootable partition.
Can not boot in bios mode. so it is not a solution.
How do i solve these two errors?
i dont have any linux os pre-installed. so how can i get rid of this? :/
 
Old 04-08-2014, 09:58 AM   #2
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Which release of Fedora are you trying to install? The current is Fedora 20 which uses Grub2 and there should be no stage1 file.
 
Old 04-13-2014, 07:27 PM   #3
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There was a bug in F19 that had a similar error on Macs, but it was fixed in time for F20.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1010495

Seeing as how you're most likely not using a Mac, how are you mounting the UEFI partition? Is it sharing the Windows UEFI partition? One thing I've done in the past is creating an additional EFI partition. I believe they fixed the issue with sharing it with Windows, but if it's not working on your hardware, I would create another one and just give that to Fedora. The only drawback that I know of is that you won't be able to dual-boot in GRUB, you'll have to load up your UEFI utility and select which OS to boot.
 
  


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