[Ubuntu-US-CA] Ubuntu 10.10 fails to boot on Intel Macs
apetresc at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 19:19:58 UTC 2010
For what its worth, I've been booting 10.10 on a MacBook Pro 1,1 for
days now, so I don't think its something inherent to all Intel Macs.
On Saturday, September 25, 2010, Grant Bowman <grantbow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Has anyone else been bitten by the bug described below? My Maverick experience has been frustrating so far on Intel Macs. I think a combination of this bug and an ABI change in grub2 has prevented me from booting in several different circumstances.
> Grant Bowman
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> From: "Przemek Kulczycki" <przemekkulczycki at gmail.com>
> Date: Sep 25, 2010 5:33 AM
> Subject: Ubuntu 10.10 fails to boot on Intel Macs
> To: <ubuntu-qa at lists.ubuntu.com>, "ubuntu-devel-discuss" <ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com>
> I'd like to point you to a serious bug that seems to affect all Intel
> based Macs.
> Ubuntu 10.10 beta fails to boot on Intel Macs.
> The Mac will hang right after Boot Camp/rEFIt with a black screen showing:
> Select CD-ROM Boot Type :
> This looks like an issue with the new release of Syslinux 4.x series,
> which has trouble working with Apple EFI implementation.
> I'd like to ask other owners of Intel based Macs and Macbooks to test
> the latest daily live ISO on their hardware.
> # Przemysław Kulczycki
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