Installing F20 alongside other Linux installs

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Tue Nov 4 05:48:43 UTC 2014

Try to use a kickstart file for the installation? Your disk apparently 
is already pre-partitionned. In the kickstart file you can just assign 
the partition to the mount point and off you go.


On 2014-11-03 23:11, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> I have a 1TB hard drive on which I have a couple of other Linux distros
> installed.  Distro 1 has its root on /dev/sdb1 and then swap as
> /dev/sdb2 with the home partition on dev/sdb5.  Distro 2 has its root on
> /dev/sdb6, swap on /dev/sdb7, and home on /dev/sdb8.
> When I go to install Fedora 20, it sees the free space (about 800GB) on
> sdb, but insists on installing the first partition I create for it
> (root) on /dev/sdb3.  It doesn't appear that this works as the install
> fails with insufficient space, but I don't see how to overwrite during
> the install the option for the first Fedora partition to be /dev/sdb9
> instead (and proceed from there).
> Am I missing something?  Is this possible?
> Thanks.

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