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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    pxwpxw



    Yes, latest win 7 has EFI capability.bootmgr.efi!


    A SW that give you WIndows PE(Preinstall Enviroment) a must for loading Windows
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    pxwpxw

    Forgive me if I am 'off the wall' on this one:
    I have been trying to boot Active@Boot Disk from a usb on my mac. SInce grub2 using the bootx64.efi and some grub.cfg menuentry I have been...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    This is just to summarize the do's to get a "persistent' on usb for mac.
    It will work on iMac C2D 2.4 early 2008, Mbp 2.2 C2G as well as Mbp uni C2D 2.8 early 2009 editions.
    No sound and reboot in...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    Manage to get the wireless working using this thread.
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=896713
    Giving up on sound and reboot all info out there broke the "persistent".
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yes another sounds thread (unibody MBP 15")

    the other part

    root@ubuntu:~# uname -a
    Linux ubuntu 2.6.28-15-generic #52-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 9 10:48:52 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    root@ubuntu:~#
    Thanks again
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    [ubuntu] Re: Yes another sounds thread (unibody MBP 15")

    This is my out put after running the instructionspoted without any error message. This is on my presitent not regular ubuntu. Appreciate if you can look at it. i re nano same xorg.conf everytime from...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    pxwpxw8)
    You were absolutely on target with the nano /etc/X11. The only 2 thing I did more was to
    1) rm -rf xorg.conf.*.
    2) nano the xorg.conf.fail safe as well with your mighty entry.
    Voila`...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    I guess the 2 graphic cards means double trouble for the MBP 5,x edition. Any idea on xorg.conf entry to accommodate both cards? :confused:
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    pxwpxw
    Absolutely. I gedit xorg.conf, even put a .failsafe, did muti xsever-xorg thingy, hi lite fbdev every where even a root level ,prompt b/f resume normal boot.
    WIth the Imac the persistent ...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    pxwpxw:8-)

    No go onwardbeyound the 'continue normal boot or else window' prompt,
    I have tried:
    dpkg repair, xotg-xservrethingy and root with network to up date all possible nvidia and install...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    pxwpxw
    Just used 9.04amd installed in vmw on my imac 2008 to make usb disk image. Used bootx86.efi and grub.cfg with these entry;

    ## grub.cfg pxw 20090916

    menuviewer="text"

    timeout=20...
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    [ubuntu] Karmic on VMware 2.05

    Just install the pre=released 9.10 karmic onto vmware 2.05.
    1)fusion quit a few times.
    2) have to manual fsck on 1st restart.
    3) restart to black screen after vmware tool. Solved with software...
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    [other] Re: grub2 EFI boot loader internal/external booting

    Hello pxwpxw
    Thanks for all your posting. Cannot read them all since I just got back on to linux aftre hearing about the grub.efi.
    Two reports:
    These are tested on my MBP 5,1 (C2D 2.8 2009)
    Using...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: How I finally get Live CD on macbook pro hd to boot.

    Ryan Cloke has come up with the initrd.gz edit for persisitence !

    http://www.ryancloke.com/ubuntu-804-hardy-heron-live-usb-how-to/

    Thank you ryan.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless driver for MacBook Pro 4,1?

    Just reconfig my airport base station specifically with WAP2 AES/cCm. And then signed selecting the AES-- instead of AUTO (default) option. Now I have encrypted wifi.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless driver for MacBook Pro 4,1?

    Well I am sorry for bothering you with OLD NEWS. If any consolation I used a "closed network setting" for some ? measure of of security.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: How to make changes in xorg.conf permanent?

    Thanks for the advise. I did this to make the changes permanent.

    #! /bin/sh
    ### BEGIN XORG INFO
    # Provides: xorg.onf
    # Required-Start:
    # Required-Stop:
    # Default-Start: S
    # Default-Stop:
    #...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Another 4328 problem? wlan0 not loading in Heron

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=816161
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless driver for MacBook Pro 4,1?

    Just want to let you folks know that penryn mbp can have wifi access. Please look at this post.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=816161
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Last hurdle to getting wireless in a macbook pro

    Good news cyber--. It actually is working fine in an none encrypted network. Now I have Wifi for my penryn MBP.

    Some anecdotal mistakes to avoid are:

    1) Do not use the Dell's Driver. It will...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Last hurdle to getting wireless in a macbook pro

    Thank you cyber... for sticking through thick and thin.
  22. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Last hurdle to getting wireless in a macbook pro

    Using this great instruction

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MacBookPro/Penryn?highlight=(macbook)|(pro)

    wireless on my mbp3 has recognized wlan0 as well as shown activities. However it is still not...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: How to make changes in xorg.conf permanent?

    That was the first thing I did to enable scrolling. My problem is the editting is ?archived by the ?Xserver like so

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo -s
    root@ubuntu:~# cd /etc/X11
    root@ubuntu:/etc/X11# ls...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: How to make changes in xorg.conf permanent?

    No taker?
  25. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] How to make changes in xorg.conf permanent?

    Here is the sit:

    I have a partition on my mBP3 as an ubuntu persistence and is doing well except for the changes made in xorg.conf to enable scrolling for my BT mouse. Every time I reboot...
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