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Hi all,

Thanks to some excellent guides on this forum I've successfully hacked my Acer Aspire 5720 to dual boot with Win 7. However I've got a boot problem and I have no idea why or how to fix it.

I installed originally from USB, and if I now boot from usb and pick my snow hard drive in the chameleon loader it works perfectly. If however I boot from the HD and in the chameleon loader pick the same snow HD it boots but the screen res is wrong, the wifi and trackpad don't work and other things are broken.

I'm completely confused as all the USB is doing it booting to chameleon then the rest of the actual mac boot is from the HD so why does it work booting from USB to HD and not from HD to HD?

Anyone got any suggestions?

Cheers,
Max

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Hi all,

Thanks to some excellent guides on this forum I've successfully hacked my Acer Aspire 5720 to dual boot with Win 7. However I've got a boot problem and I have no idea why or how to fix it.

I installed originally from USB, and if I now boot from usb and pick my snow hard drive in the chameleon loader it works perfectly. If however I boot from the HD and in the chameleon loader pick the same snow HD it boots but the screen res is wrong, the wifi and trackpad don't work and other things are broken.

I'm completely confused as all the USB is doing it booting to chameleon then the rest of the actual mac boot is from the HD so why does it work booting from USB to HD and not from HD to HD?

Anyone got any suggestions?

Cheers,
Max



u have to copy the "boot" "mach_kernel" and "Extra" folder from your usb to your OSX86 root partition... give it a try

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Hi all,

Thanks to some excellent guides on this forum I've successfully hacked my Acer Aspire 5720 to dual boot with Win 7. However I've got a boot problem and I have no idea why or how to fix it.

I installed originally from USB, and if I now boot from usb and pick my snow hard drive in the chameleon loader it works perfectly. If however I boot from the HD and in the chameleon loader pick the same snow HD it boots but the screen res is wrong, the wifi and trackpad don't work and other things are broken.

I'm completely confused as all the USB is doing it booting to chameleon then the rest of the actual mac boot is from the HD so why does it work booting from USB to HD and not from HD to HD?

Anyone got any suggestions?

Cheers,
Max

Hello may i ask how you booted from usb?

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Hello may i ask how you booted from usb?

im sure he'll of done that by having chameleon installed on it along with a kernel for his machine and the extra folder with the kexts he'll need. but as said above copy your kernel file and your extra folder from your USB to your snow leopard drive and you'll be fine.

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Thanks for the help. That worked perfectly!

Now if I could only solve my restart / shutdown issues :)

Cheers, a very happy Max





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