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Re: Problem installing Fedora



Hi Orlando!

I hope they do as well.

Other things to consider:

- Would it be good to boot linux from CD, network, or another HD?  All
are possible.
- Do you need a dual enviornment - possible through Vmware and others?
- Would it be better to add another machine to the mix?  I do believe
it would be simpler and probably more secure/reliable.

Mixing the Microsoft and Linux enviornments can create a lot of
problems.  For example, lets say you use the supplied GRUB bootloader
as your operating system selection tool.  Some Microsoft security
enviornments will check the Master Boot Record, see that it is not
thiers, and correct that for you probably in a way which does not
immediately enable a path to Linux.

Good Hunting (and much Patience),

Tod

On 2/12/07, Orlando Reis <reis orlando gmail com> wrote:
Hi Tod, and thanks for the answer, I was hopping someone had a simpler one
but I will do what you said.

Orlando

On 2/12/07, Tod Merley <todbot88 gmail com> wrote:
> Hi Orlando!
>
> I cannot answer this but may be able to point you in a direction which
will.
>
> When linux boots the bootloader (first sector) loads a "second stage
> (sometimes stage 1.5) which contains enough information to talk with
> the disk system.  Probably this part goes ok (you do need to consider
> that when you do load linux on the hard drive you will either need to
> use it's supplied GRUB bootloader and point it to your XP installation
> or use the XP bootloader and point it to linux - definitely spend some
> time googling "Linux XP dual boot").
>
> It then loads an small Kernel and associated RAM disk image into
> memory and pivots control to there.  In order for this to work the RAM
> disk image must have the drivers for your raid system included.
> Google "linux RAM disk image driver" possible with the specifics of
> your hardware and you may well get to where you need to be.
>
> Good Hunting!
>
> Tod
>
> On 2/12/07, Orlando Reis <reis orlando gmail com> wrote:
> > Hi, I'm having some problems installing Fedora Core 6 on a ULI based
raid0
> > host.
> >
> > Someone told me that the drivers where outdated and not working, that
this
> > was the reason for not being able
> > to see my raid0 unit when installing?
> >
> > This is driving me nuts. I can't install to hardware but i also can't
> > install it using vmware which doesn't make any sense at all :(
> >
> > Motherboard asusp5rd2-vm AliM5229 with uli M1575 raid.
> >
> > 2*80G Segate Sata 2 hard disks
> >
> > Raid is enabled on BIOS and I currently have XP working on the first
> > partition with 90G.
> >
> > I tried in vain to go to ULI web page and check for drivers but those
that
> > are there also outdated. As anyone else had a similiar problem?
> >
> > Orlando
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