ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 43, Issue 198

Charles Trois charles.trois at orange.fr
Mon Mar 24 11:29:55 UTC 2008

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> Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 13:11:37 -0400
> From: Brian McKee <brian.mckee at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Ubuntu on Intel Macs: is Grub the right thing?
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> Charles Trois wrote:
>> Hello!
>> On my iMac (Intel), I have installed Kubuntu-7.10. Apparently, Grub is 
>> there.
>> On the Mac side, I have added rEFIt. With this, I am able to choose the 
>> boot system between MacOS and Linux. And at reboot, either from Mac or 
>> Linux, I get the rEFIt menu again. So this looks all right.
>> However, I have read somewhere that, on this setup, the bootloader ought 
>> to be not Grub, but Elilo, and they don't really say why.
>> I am getting a bit confused with this, and I wonder if someone has an 
>> opinion about it or some advice to give. Perhaps the best course would 
>> be to do nothing more: who knows?
> If it works - leave well enough alone.
Thanks. I thought as much.


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