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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    Did you install grub to /dev/sda or /dev/sdaX? (X being the ubuntu partition number)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    I used the same guide to get my wifi card working except I just skipped the "linux-backports-modules-cw-3.2-oneiric-generic" step.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    Update to my original thread: I now use rEFInd as an alternative to rEFIt. rEFInd is an open source fork of rEFIt and provides better support. From Rod Smith, the same guy who provided GPT fdisk....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    Hi rohitdewani,

    Simply add your OSX, WIN and LINUX partitions to your hybrid mbr to make them all boot correctly. However, to make them all play nice with one another, I would add your WIN...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    Hi Dimtarsp and SuperMan,

    Windows cannot recognize any partition not included in the hybrid mbr, and linux needs to be included in the mbr in order to boot, otherwise you'll get the "missing os"...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    hi alchemistry,

    If you don't insert OS X into the mbr, I don't think you'll be able to access your OS X HD, but if you have a data HD i guess that won't be a problem. Are you using refit? you're...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    OS X by far provides the smoothest experience on any apple hardware. OS X was made specifically by apple for apple products. Windows on Mac is improving, yet will not match the smoothness of OS X,...
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    [other] Re: Triple Boot rEFIt-GRUB

    use a tool on mac called gdisk to recreate your hybrid mbr table
    check out http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1908210 for more information.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Macbook Pro 8,1 cant handle linux!?

    I got refit installed on my os x lion macbookpro8,2 by installing it manually
    in order to boot from the linux live cd, you must have both a live cd and a live usb.
    check out this thread...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    For Linux you have to have both a live cd and live USB plugged in, and to boot it simply boot from the cd. I used bootcamp only for the drivers. If you partitioned your disk with bootcamp the process...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    Unfortunately yes, Windows won't recognize the shared partition.

    Personally I don't even use one since I have never really found a need to. Instead of a shared partition though, why not just have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    This wasn't really a problem for me. but if you wanted to try, you could probably just create a new partition with disk utility and use that as your common partition. You shouldn't need to add it to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    did refit properly fix your tables? at first it gave me an error, but now that i manually fixed it with gdisk it says that it can sync my tables. everything is working fine now so I'm just leaving...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Triple Boot MacbookPro (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu)

    thanks for the tip bhadotia. also the reason that just a live cd won't boot is because for some reason or another the macbook looses track of the cd which is why you get an error, but when you have...
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    [SOLVED] How-to triple boot Macbook Pro 2011... Lion, Windows 7, Ubuntu

    Alright, so I begin knowing that their are many such posts out their such as this. This however, is what worked for me, and so i thought i would share. My experience was mostly trial and error and my...
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