triple-booting OS X, XP, and Linux

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  1. HardTech

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    I'll post up a tutorial after I'm done :cool:
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Gentoo? :x:
     
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    godspeed :bigthumb:
     
  4. HardTech

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    no, Ubuntu

    I wanted to install Debian, but it doesn't support Apple's keyboard and I don't have a USB one lying around
     
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    I'm actually downloading SP2 for XP. You need an XP cd with the Recovery Console, and I removed mine when I slipstreamed it a few months ago, so I have to redo that

    as soon as that's done, I'm going to rewrite the MBR and I'll be finished
     
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    in for tutorial
     
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    sweet, in for this :x:
     
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    _Trev_ Ya gotta pay the troll toll... OT Supporter

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    doesn't it use a stacked loader? such as, when you boot you can pick from OS X or the Grub loader and from there you can choose Ubuntu or Windows XP?
     
  10. HardTech

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    you have to install rEFIt, which is like a Boot Camp for more than 2 partitions.

    That's the problem I'm facing right now; grub forced itself onto my Windows partition, and the only way to get rid of it is to rewrite the MBR. It turns out the only Windows copy I have that can do that doesn't have Sp2
     
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    ok, I'm done

    hot damn that was hard. Took me like 3 days to figure out. Anyway, I posted the tutorial online on my website, http://www.michaelvkim.net/?p=5

    Check it out and leave a comment or two if you have questions or feedback
     
  12. m52

    m52 I can't believe I ate the whole thing

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    why not just use parallels, then u can use all three at the same time?
     
  13. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Because that would require a lot of RAM, and some of us CD's only have a maximum of 2 GB... some of us only have 1 GB currently installed.


    Thanks HardTech! I'll be trying this within the week!
     
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    I hate running windows on my MBP.

    I've hit "ctrl-S" to post a reply on OT at least 30 times today already. :mad:
     
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    Remapping keys is easy...
     

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