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I Installed Fedora on another partition using boot camp, and installed it successfully last night, and held down the option key, but I don't receive a boot manager to choose between OS X and Fedora. Is there a boot manager I can install in OS X you guys can recommend so I can boot into Fedora? I'm using snow leopard btw. Thanks.
    
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Originally Posted by genji;12151916 
I Installed Fedora on another partition using boot camp, and installed it successfully last night, and held down the option key, but I don't receive a boot manager to choose between OS X and Fedora. Is there a boot manager I can install in OS X you guys can recommend so I can boot into Fedora? I'm using snow leopard btw. Thanks.

I'm assuming you are doing this on an actual Mac, not your sig rig. I believe BootCamp was designed to run with Windows, not a Linux distro, because Linux by default installs its own bootloader. Can you still boot into SnowLeopard? What were you going to use Fedora for?
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No it's not on my sig rig, it's on my 2010 macbook. I made the partition initially in bootcamp, and then booted into fedora live cd and made root partition, boot, home, etc. I just can't boot back into it now, The last time I had a mac, was back in 2006, so It's been a while, and I just got a mac book for school. Yes, I can still boot into snow leopard, just not fedora..which is my problem
    
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If I remember right you should be able to view bootable OS through the bootcamp settings, I don't have a charger for my macbook atm so I can't specify more
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Originally Posted by meb91;12171731 
Try rEFIT:

http://refit.sourceforge.net/

This. I dont think the EFI boot selection screen works with Linux. My old coworker when he triple booted with ubuntu/windows/osx used refit.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by meb91;12171731 
Try rEFIT:

http://refit.sourceforge.net/

Thats what I use for OSX/Win7/Fedora
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