Originally Posted by minimalpc
Set the OS X partition active. Run NetbookInstaller 0.8.3 or later in OS X. Make sure the "Install bootloader" box is checked and the "Enable quiet boot" box is NOT checked. Reboot once NBI finished. After the Dell screen, you should see a countdown meter for booting OS X by default. If you press a key to interrupt the countdown, you can choose which OS to boot.
thanks for the help, but i have tried that. i can boot either OS by setting the partition active, but numerous attempts to have netbookmaker install chameleon say that it installs but it doesnt hit it when it comes up. i downloaded chameleon directly and tried all three install methods:
- Install boot0 to the MBR:
sudo fdisk -f boot0 -u -y /dev/rdisk0
- Install boot1h to the partition's bootsector:
sudo dd if=boot1h of=/dev/rdisk0s2
- Install boot to the partition's root directory:
sudo cp boot /
ONE of them worked (not sure which one) and the chameleon boot screen came up but the only selection was my SL installation. i couldnt get it to pick up the windows xp partition. in my further attemptd to install chameleon correctly using netbookmaker i wiped it so now im back to where i was, a FAT32 partition with XP on it, a Journaled OSX partition with SL on it, and both boot fine with partition set active. any other ideas?