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Re: Grub2 and Mac Mini

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Grub2 and Mac Mini
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 19:20:11 +0200
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On 10/24/2010 07:11 PM, Ken Mandelberg wrote:
> I have an Intel Mac Mini (2007/Intel Graphics) with Linux on an
> external usb hard drive.
> If I boot to a Grub2 cd with Refit, grub does not see the USB drive.
> If I boot the same Grub2 cd and the same usb drive off a laptop, it
> does see the usb drive.
Bootcamp limitation
> Is there any way I can get Grub on the Mac to see the usb drive?
You need to use EFI version
> What I actually have been doing is using a /boot partition on the
> internal drive, which uses root= on the usb drive. I've never even got
> Refit to boot directly from this internal partition, so I have Refit
> boot a grub cd, which uses the internal /boot partition to boot the
> kernel with root= on the usb.
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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