Boot FreeBSD-current on macbook from USB stick ?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Sep 23 20:56:57 UTC 2011
In message <4E7CF115.5000103 at shadowsun.net>, Eric McCorkle writes:
>You can boot in legacy BIOS mode, which I do. You have to create an
>MBR/BSD label installation, as if you have a GPT, the firmware will do
>what I described above. Now, the mac firmware will wait 30 seconds
>before doing the legacy BIOS boot. You can get around this by holding
>ALT at power on, and selecting "windows" (*sigh*).
>I have the following partition scheme:
>I do not use refit.
That does not seem to work for me, I have USB stick with a
NanoBSD on it, and it never gets recognized by the macbook,
so there is no 'windows' to select...
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