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2011-12-21 00:53:44 -0500 commented answer Fedora 16 & Win 7 Dual Boot Problems

Your C: drive Windows installation should be the one to mark bootable, the [SYSTEM] partition may be a Windows recovery partition created by your computer vendor. If these changes don't work and you can't boot at all, you can always boot into your F16 live .iso usb and run CFDISK from there.

2011-12-20 00:54:58 -0500 commented answer Fedora 16 & Win 7 Dual Boot Problems

Yes, through Fedora, through CFDISK. CFDISK is straightforward, Arrow keys to navigate and Enter key to select your option, descriptions for each option appear at bottom of terminal window as you move between them. To start CFDISK in a terminal, as root, enter 'cfdisk' command (e.g. # cfdisk ).

2011-12-19 07:16:59 -0500 answered a question Fedora 16 & Win 7 Dual Boot Problems

I have a multi-boot setup that boots Windows 7, F16, and two other linux distros using Fedora's GRUB2 boot loader installed to the MBR. My setup is as follows,

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *          63   136713149    68356543+   7  HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
/dev/sda2       136713150   137098709      192780   83  Linux
/dev/sda3       137098771   625137344   244019287    5  Extended
/dev/sda5       137098773   163091879    12996553+  83  Linux
/dev/sda6       163091943   181084679     8996368+  83  Linux
/dev/sda7       181084743   183590819     1253038+  82  Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda8       183590883   209583989    12996553+  83  Linux
/dev/sda9       209584053   219158729     4787338+  83  Linux
/dev/sda10      219158793   245151899    12996553+  83  Linux
/dev/sda11      245151963   254726639     4787338+  83  Linux
/dev/sda12      254726703   625137344   185205321    7  HPFS/NTFS/exFAT

I believe the Windows partition must be marked as active for Windows 7 to boot, that may be why your Windows recovery disk doesn't detect any operating systems. Set your Windows 7 system partition as the active boot partition and try your recovery disk again.

Are you sure that you've installed grub to the MBR of /dev/sda? You could try reinstalling F16 and ensuring that grub is installed to /dev/sda, and NOT your Fedora partition.

2011-12-16 08:57:42 -0500 answered a question how to install unity on f16

I don't believe that the packages required for Unity exist in any Fedora software repositories. However, there has been some effort to compile and install it under Arch Linux. See this forum, See this Wiki article,

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2011-11-19 14:05:02 -0500 asked a question No bluetooth after suspend.

I can work around this problem by restarting the service after my computer wakes up from suspend with, 'service bluetooth restart', but would like to fix the problem permanently. Fedora 16, HP Compaq 6510b. Bluetooth is not available after wake up from suspend.