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lol, i was wondering how that was to be done.
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Did you install it on a different harddrive than windows? If so, you the bios to boot off Fedora's drive first instead of windows's. Then you can configure the bootloader to boot windows too.
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here are some "screenshots".....literally.
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try making a boot partition if you reinstall and putting grub there. Doesn't have to be large.
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Still alil confused.....im not sure how to make a boot partition.
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Still alil confused.....im not sure how to make a boot partition.
make another partition in the free space, and make it's mount point /boot
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when i do that it gives me an error. something about allocation.
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Oh wait, ur doing this on raid. You may have to do this differently but I'm not sure. Try Google about raid and installing linux.
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http://www.overclock.net/attachments...w-boot-099.jpg

That there seems to be the key, the last screenshot you gave.

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Oh wait, ur doing this on raid. You may have to do this differently but I'm not sure. Try Google about raid and installing linux.
OH. Hmmm... Surprised no one noticed that.

Linux doesn't do RAID out-of-the-box generally. Fedora, however, has always been the exception, supporting RAID straight out-of-the-box. I'm not entirely sure if this has something to do with it. I would assume that if it did, then his windows partition would have also been annihilated... So the Fedora installer MUST be seeing the RAID array correctly...
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http://www.overclock.net/attachments...w-boot-099.jpg

That there seems to be the key, the last screenshot you gave.



OH. Hmmm... Surprised no one noticed that.

Linux doesn't do RAID out-of-the-box generally. Fedora, however, has always been the exception, supporting RAID straight out-of-the-box. I'm not entirely sure if this has something to do with it. I would assume that if it did, then his windows partition would have also been annihilated... So the Fedora installer MUST be seeing the RAID array correctly...
hehe, good thing he chose fedora.
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