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Old 02-06-2010, 03:21 PM   #1
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Triple boot Fedora on MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro 5,1 that I want setup so I can triple boot between MacOS X 10.6, Windows 7, and Fedora 12.

I installed Windows 7 on the system and was able to boot between Mac OS X and Windows. I then tried installing 64-bit version of Fedora 12. After adding a few options to the boot sequence, I was able to boot to the setup program and run the installation.

However after completing the installation the computer recognizes the Mac OS X partition as the only partition it can boot from.

What is needed so I can get Fedora running properl on this system?
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This could help: triple boot a Mac Pro with OS X, Fedora 12 and Windows XP

I tried it up to and including fedora 7 and that works (I don't use windows). Enough positive comments on the article to be fairly certain the windows part works as well. Do take a look at the comments (someone did use windows 7 instead of XP).

Hope this helps.

Oh, and the OS-X version isn't all that important. I used 10.4 and as stated before, it works.
Old 02-07-2010, 01:26 AM   #3
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I think I have the problem sorted out. The main trick is to use rEFit to support triple booting and to make sure and install Windows last.


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