When you put the boot loader in md0, you need a stock MBR , and an active partition that is part of md0.I suggest you read the RAID boot instructions in the wiki.
on 08/18/2012 – Made popular on 08/18/2012
I am new to stack overflow. So please correct me if my question seems irrelevant or stupid.
I read here in Booting Process : The job of the primary boot loader is to find and load the secondary boot loader (stage 2). It does this by looking through the partition table for an active partition.
Apologies if this has already been covered; if it has I couldn't find it. First and foremost, this question does NOT pertain to a dual-boot system. I wish to set up a F16 system which uses GPT partitioning and needs a bios boot partition. I have two identical HDD's that will be set up as RAID 1 using software RAID.
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