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Old 01-29-2013, 10:45 PM   #1
applecheeks
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Macbook pro dual boot with Linux Mint 14 Boot Problems


Hello, I will try to make this a fairly simple question. I previously had Linux Mint 13 dual booted with OS X. When Linux Mint 14 came out, and I had read that a lot of things had been fixed (and, ironically, the problems I was having) I thought I would upgrade to it. However, when I did, all that popped up would be the Grub 2 menu from Mint 14. This would be fine normally, but OS X won't boot up, even if i choose the option in Grub 2. This has always been the case in Grub, but I just got rEFInd and it fixed everything. But now, no matter what I choose, Grub always shows up first on startup, and I often need to go to OS X, for one thing or another. I know this may be a little vague, and if you need information i will gladly give you more, but I was just wondering if anyone had any info on how to fix it? It is a MBP 7,1 in case you were wondering. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 01-30-2013, 01:49 PM   #2
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It isn't really clear what if anything, you can boot. If you can boot Mint or use the Mint CD, go to the site below and read the instructions, download and run the bootinfoscript and post the results.txt file someone who uses a Mac might be able to help you:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/bootinfoscript/
 
  


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