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Help ! How to upgrade Chameleon with my "messy" system
« on: October 15, 2010, 07:09:59 AM »
    Hi everyone,
    I read all the guides but none fits my messy system  :( . My system is triple boot , that make it so complicated to me . I am not sure which bootloaders I am using and where they are . Here is my long story :
    First I installed Vista , then I installed iDeneb. After that I used Vista boot disk to correct the MBR for Vista so I could boot into Vista and used EasyBCD to configure boot for boot Vista and iDeneb. Lastly I installed Fedora.
    And now my boot sequence is as following : 1st GRUB comes up, if I select Others I will go to Window Boot Manager ( which I believe Easy BCD ? ) . Then if I select iDeneb, will go to GNUB4DOS, it prompts me to select mac_elf or something , eventually I will go to Chameleon 1.x
    My question is :
   1. How can install Chameleon 2.x ? Could I just use the last 2 steps ( install boot1h in my HFS+ partition and boot in / ) ? I did try to install boot1h in the HFS+ partition but it said something about Resource is busy .
   2. I really want to install Chameleon 2.x ( because I heard it supports DSDT which in turn fix my "still waiting for root device" problem" ) . Is there a way to install Chameleon 2.x without logging in iDeneb ?
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Re: Help ! How to upgrade Chameleon with my "messy" system
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2010, 08:46:54 AM »
What a drama..one MBR formatted drive, three operating systems and four bootloaders!

I have moved your thread to The Black Hole - we cannot support OS X installations that aren't retail.

"still waiting for root device" means your SATA controller is not set to AHCI mode, or that it is not supported by the drivers you have installed with ideneb.

Post on InsanelyMac or one of the other general Hackintosh forums, include your drive controller make and model and someone will hopefully be able to point you to a working driver for it.


Maybe this will be useful to you: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?s=&showtopic=230226&view=findpost&p=1567041
« Last Edit: October 20, 2010, 06:47:51 AM by Gringo Vermelho »
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How to...
Install Chameleon: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,649
Make your own Chameleon boot CD: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,484.msg2131.html#msg2131