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Default Adding UNR to a dual boot Win7/OSX setup? [Resolved] - 07-10-2009, 12:32 AM

Having some problems installing UNR 9.04 to my Mini 9 setup. The 64GB STEC is configured as follows:

Boot Loader: EasyBCD 2.0 beta
Partitioning Scheme: MBR
Partition 1 @ 16GB, NTFS: Win7 RC1
Partition 2 @ 32GB, HFS+: OSX 10.5.7

I booted up off a USB flash drive and proceeded to create a 3rd partition of ~9GB as ext4. Installed UNR 9.04 to it and rebooted. The UNR bootloader (it's grub, I think) comes up and I tell it to boot into Win7. Since I don't want to use the UNR bootloader, I tell EasyBCD to reinstall the MBR and then add a Linux entry to it. I then reboot and the EasyBCD bootloader boots as normal, I select the Linux entry but then nothing happens as UNR doesn't load.

What can I do to link EasyBCD & the install of UNR in partition 3?




Someone over at the Neosmart forum suggested upgrading to the latest version of 2.0 beta and that solved my problem. I was using 2.0B60 and latest version is 2.0B63. You have to select the "grub isn't installed..." option when adding an entry but now everything works.
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