xubuntu 12.10 on core duo imac - only boots via alt/option key then select disk
comptekki at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 17:23:04 UTC 2012
I was working on this today. I installed a fresh xubuntu on a core duo
iMac and it booted fine. I activated the firmware password and rebooted
and it started giving me the no boot disk icon. I then removed the
firmware password and not it boots fine again. Go figure....??
Is there any way around this?
On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Wes James <comptekki at gmail.com> wrote:
> I pulled out an old core duo iMac and put xubuntu 12.04 x32 on it. When
> it boots I get the disk not found icon. If I boot, then press the alt key
> to show the bootable disks, it shows me a "windows" disk, which I then
> press enter on as it is the only option, it then boots. How do I get it to
> boot without needing to do this?
> I then got xubuntu 12.10 x32 - then realized before installing that the
> system still had a guid partition so I booted up an os x install disk and
> repartitioned with master boot record partition. I installed 12.10, but I
> still get the disk not found and the alt key at boot does work again
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