[CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta on a MacBook Pro
Ross S. W. Walker
rwalker at medallion.com
Mon Mar 19 00:21:07 UTC 2007
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> Good question. Here is what I have done so far:
> I ran the beta installer on a 1.83 GHz Core Duo model. The system
> booted and the installer ran. I did an install with "linux
> askmethod" from an NFS share with the CentOS 5 isos. I did a
> workstation install. The installer ran flawlessly. The graphics
> displayed correctly and the trackpad worked perfectly. The
> ran. When I rebooted after the install, the system said "Missing
> operating system" and stopped. I was able to boot disc 1 in rescue
> mode and mount the new installation in mnt.
> I suspect there is some problem with the boot partition. I
> am trying
> to install 4.4 now, just for fun. During the install, the installer
> complained that the drive had a "gbt" partition and would have to be
> reformatted for CentOS to be installed. I take this as a
> good sign.
> If the 4.4 install works, I'll try the 5.0 beta again.
> I will report back.
Doesn't the latest version of boot-camp support linux installs?
If you want to totally wipe OS X, then I think you need a version that
supports booting via EFI.
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