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Re: FC10 Boot Problems - FakeRaid



On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Mikkel L. Ellertson
<mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
> Gerry Doris wrote:
>> My server has 5 SATA drives.  I have two pairs of Intel stripped raid
>> (FakeRaid).  These are drive C: containing XP Pro and D: containing
>> Vista 64.  I decided to try out Fedora 10 and added a 5th standalone
>> drive since I knew that Fedora has problems with FakeRaid.
>>
>> During the installation I added an upgrade from Hans de Goete that
>> allowed FC10 to see the raid volumes and I was able to successfully
>> install FC10 on the 5th drive.  I've tried this with both the 64 and 32
>> versions.  The install completes successfully and I can use the rescue
>> disk to mount the installation to check it out.  So far so good.
>>
>> My problem is that I can't find a way to boot FC10.  I'm using a Vista
>> boot menu now for XP and Vista and wanted to add an FC10 option.  I've
>> tried using EasyBCD but can't get it to work.  I don't want to mess up
>> the XP or Vista installs as I need those for my business.  However, I
>> would really like to see if I can migrate some of those applications
>> over to FC10.
>>
>> Is there an easy way to boot FC10 without messing around with the
>> Windows installs?
>>
> If you are willing to make a small change to Windows, you can use
> the Windows boot loader to boot Linux.
>
> http://highlandsun.com/hyc/linuxboot.html
>
> I have not done this, so try it at your own risk. But I do not see
> any reason it should not work, and I don't see how you can break
> your Windows install.
>
> Mikkel

Give grub4dos a try.


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