Multiboot question

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Sun Mar 3 01:26:04 UTC 2013

Christopher Meng wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently I'm stucked with multiboot.
> I have a disk with following partition:
> sd1.   157GB NTFS of Win8
> sd2.   55GB including:
>             sd5. 500M /boot
>             sd6. 4GB /swap
>             sd7. 50GB BTRFS Fedora 18
> sd3.    55GB not parted
> sd4.    32GB not parted
> Now I want to install Fedora 17 on sd3 or sd4, but I don't know howto. From
> Anaconda I failed evrrytime for not enough space or some other reasons.
> So any hints availabe? I think two lvm is the way of installing dual Fedora,
> isn't it?

Boot off fc17 install, and put fc17 on sd3. Ignore all the rest completely. When 
you have your fc17 installed and booted, only then you make the rest bootable by 
asking grub2 to find it:

    grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

That should find lots of stuff for you.

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at>
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