--- At Tue, 29 Jan 2008 11:26:29 -0800, Duane Murphy wrote:
>How do I get Boot Camp and boot!=root to play nicely with each other?
>It seems I can get close, but Windows is unhappy and won't completely
>There must be something I am missing.
>In order to boot!=root to work, the partition following the root
>partition must be the boot partition. But Boot Camp wants to boot from
>I updated the MBR partition map (using fdisk) to include the boot
>partition and Windows starts but it won't finish booting and ends up
>It seems like the GPT partition map shouldn't matter as the MBR
>partition map is correct, there's just spaced used that is left out of
>the MBR map.
>Any clues? Is it possible to get boot!=root and Boot Camp to play together?
>Thanks for the help,
Was the problem that I used fdisk? It looks like too much of the MBR
partition table got overwritten and the disk doesn't look like GPT anymore.
I'm wondering why it's even necessary to update the MBR partition table?
The area that the boot partition is added was free space before so there
is no relevant difference to the MBR.
It seems like something is checking that the MBR and GPT match (at least
In any case, it would be great to get a specific answer rather than just
hacking at it. :-)
Thanks for the tips,
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