GRUB and BIOS woes
Because of a particular multi hard-drive configuration, I ran into a small issue when installing Fedora.
I had a mixture of classic IDE and SATA drives, and my boot disk were the SATA drives mounted as a RAID 1 array.
In fact, the installation process was smooth: I booted from the install CD and went through the installation normally but
What actually happened is that during install, Fedora assumed the disks were in the following order:
Resolving the issue after installation
To solve the problem, after booting from the rescue CD, I just had to edit
In rescue mode, the file system is detected but not mounted.
Make your modifications then exit and reboot (ctrl-alt-del).
Avoiding the problem
To avoid that problem in the first place, take note of the boot order for your hard disks in your BIOS and then ensure during the Fedora installation process, at the Boot Loader Configuration page that you tick the Configure advanced boot loader options. you will then have the opportunity to change the drive order to match that of the BIOS.