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Re: F12 installation ruins booting partition where Windows dual booting

On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 4:00 AM, Gianluca Cecchi <gianluca cecchi gmail com> wrote:
On Mon, 4 Jan 2010 22:31:41 -0800 Barry Yu wrote:
> I started F12 installation and everything seamed going well, finally the F12 finished and
> to reboot, after the BIOS process and then the system got stuck: only the cursor
> blinking a top left, entire screen is black, and that's it, can't go any further.

I think you met this bug I opened:
It should have been solved but in rawhide, so ready for F13.
For F12 a workaround: after install and before clicking on reboot
button, you can make an Alt+F2 switching to a console screen and use
fdisk to restore correct bootable flag to your windows partition and
removing the one set up by Fedora.


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I got the same, fortunately before f12 install I made an image of my xp primary active partition, and use this image to recover, and then the f12 installation finished the last half installation and all OS working fine now
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