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acidos77

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I've installed 10.6.6i Hazard, then upgraded to 10.6.8. Above updated nvidia drivers from official nvidia website.

Hardware:
Mobo: P5Q3 Deluxe
Video: MSI GeForece 9600GT
CPU: QuadCore Q9400
Mem: 4Gb

I have chameleon installed, however, all I see is
boot0: test
boot0: test
boot0: error

I have WD20EARX HDD and according my google efforts, this HDD has some Advanced Format Technology, which will make sector 4096 bytes instead of 512. I'm not sure if this is related or not... I have tried to make it active using fdisk.
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My Partition scheme is MBR and I am sure it is possible to have OS X on MBR (not necessarily GUID partitioned).
So now the only way I boot my OS X is from Hazard DVD.

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Unfortunately Chameleon still has issues with "advanced format" 4k sector hard drives.

Install Chameleon to any old USB flash drive and use that to boot OS X. Just keep it plugged in and use your BIOS boot selector to boot from it when you want to run OS X. This way you don't have to whip out your DVD all the time. The install procedure is the same as when installing to a regular hard drive.

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Thanks Gringo, I was about to pull all my hair out.
Meanwhile, is there any other bootloader able to handle my "advanced format" hdd?
Is there any Chameleon discussions about fixing it?

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Gringo Vermelho

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I don't know anything about other boot loaders, I have never tried anything else but Chameleon.

The Chameleon developers are aware of the 4k sector "advanced format" drive issues. I don't know if anyone is specifically working on it though.

In the meantime just install Chameleon to another hard drive drive or a flash drive and it'll work fine.

/EDIT- I found something, try installing boot1h like this:

dd if=boot1h of=/dev/rdiskXsX bs=4096

Look for a post by me over at the VoodooProjects forum and follow the link in my sig to my manual install guide to see the rest.

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A solution to this problem has finally been found - use dd from a Linux live CD:
http://forge.voodoop...eon/issues/129/ (scroll down)

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Hi,

I faced the same issue.
The solution is to unmount the partition and then execute dd command :

1) copy boot1h to another partition or a USB thumb.
2) unmount partion rdiskxSz ( umount /Volumes/Name)
3) move to new boot1h location
4) dd if=boot1h of=/dev/rdiskxSz


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I tried a fix similar to this from another forum with out the bs=4096 and it worked...





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