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Dual boot Windows 8 + Lion on same (GPT) drive

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Hi,

Having some problems dual booting windows 8 and os x lion on the same 120gb ssd. I first installed Lion, then installed Windows 8, reinstalled the chameleon bootloader onto the ssd, but then the problems begin. The windows drive doesn't even show up as an option anymore on my chameleon boot screen and I am also unable to mount it in my Lion install... Anyone any suggestions?

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Maybe you need to wait for Chameleon to support Win8
Not sure if there already has one

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The weird thing is that I have been able to pull this off on a normal HDD... Weird.. It seems like ssds maybe handle bootloaders different?

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sorry,I don't have knowledge about this problem
maybe it has something to do with the 4kb harddrive ?

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I'm able to mutli boot Windows 8 and Lion among others in my 4k GPT partitioned HDD so thats definitely not the issue, I use a Hybrid Mbr GPT though.

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Sounds like a solution to me! How exactly did you setup a hybrid MBR

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Did you found a way to install it? I also want to dual boot windows 8 and os x out of 120gb OCZ Vertex 2.

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Hi, one safe way to try Win8 is to get yourself a free trial copy of VMware Fusion Tech Preview June 2012 , and install it on OSX, then install Win 8 in a virtual machine. I have the release preview of Win8 running in unity mode on Mtn Lion. I think its fairly cool.
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