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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    I stopped EFI booting Windows & went back to the BIOS emulation/bootcamp method. You can get EFI booting to work, but the intel drivers cause blackscreen on boot so you end up having to remove those...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Yes, no grub. I forced the installer to ignore the normal setup. I'm only referring to the part of the rEFInd guide that talks about copying your kernel to the EFI and booting from there. My sda1...
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    [ubuntu] Re: nVidia GPU switching on MBPr - campaign

    If there's a way to apply pressure, I'm in. If by some chance (albeit unlikely) I have some idea on how to caterwaul this, I'll share it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu on new retina macbook : any experience ?

    Regarding using rEFINd as the main boot loader instead of grub:

    If follow his directions on this page to boot from the kernel (under the test configuration heading because I have not had luck...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Is it safe to remove the OSX partition with rEFIT installed?

    Here you go -- from the terminal w/ either your OS X install before you erase it or from a thumb drive or install CD. And you can test either of these methods without uninstalling anything. I'd do it...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Is it safe to remove the OSX partition with rEFIT installed?

    It's probably not much more complicated than making sure you bless the Ubuntu boot loader before you delete OS X; or keeping around OS X on a thumb drive and doing Ubuntu as a single install and...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Is it safe to remove the OSX partition with rEFIT installed?

    This may not be the ideal answer (I'm still learning) but the EFI partition is what Apple uses to pass firmware updates (if you installed rEFInd to the EFI partition and not your OS X partition the...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Is it safe to remove the OSX partition with rEFIT installed?

    It's been said elsewhere but the caveat is this: without an OS X install you won't be able to get firmware updates.
  9. [ubuntu] Re: iMac 2011 triple boot OS X, Windows 7 and Ubuntu

    Short answer: no. It's because Bootcamp uses a GPT/Hybrid-MBR scheme. You might be able to get away with shrinking the bootcamp partition in Windows 7, and using GPT fdisk to add a new partition for...
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