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Default 01-08-2010, 06:17 AM

Looking at the source code for NBI, it indeed uses the standard OS X fdisk tool to update the MBR with Chameleon's boot0. As noted in its man page, the OS X fdisk "will overwrite the NT disk signature, if present." I am pretty sure this is what causes Windows 7 to fail to boot post-Chameleon install until the repair procedure is performed. This problem can seemingly be easily fixed in NBI by bundling and using (from the ramdisk) the fdisk binary supplied with the official Chameleon package, as that fdisk has been modified to retain the NT disk signature.


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