Jump to content

Tripple boot install successful, but only boots Mac or Windows

tripple linux windows mac boot

  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1
gngrwzrd

gngrwzrd

    InsanelyMac Protégé

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
I'm so close to successfully getting my tripple boot running - shamefully I've been trying to get it running on/off now for a couple months - giving up with frustration. This time around I've had a bit more patience. Can someone look at everything I'm doing and let me know if there's any easy solve that isn't outlined anywhere?

Here're the steps I take in setting up my tripple boot:

-Re-install Mac OS Lion on Macbook Air 4,2
-Install reFit
-Repartition (win = 30GB, Linux=24GB, Swap=6GB)
-Install Windows 7 on /dev/sda4 (this is not the bootcamp installer, just plain windows installer)
-Install bootcamp drivers in Windows
-Sync reFit
-Install Xubuntu (ext4, mount at /, grub is on /dev/sda5, swap is /dev/sda6)
-Sync reFit

At this point I have successfully installed three operating systems, I haven't done any configuration.

This is where I get frustrated: when I boot my computer, it goes into reFit successfully. I see three options for booting, Mac, Windows, Linux.

Mac and Windows work ok, however, if I select Linux it boots into Windows.

Anyone know how to fix this or of any steps I missed?

Attached are two pictures, one of "diskutil list" and another of the refit partition analyzer.

Any help is really appreciated. Every post I find about tipple boots just seem to work magically without any extra steps. Clearly that's not the case. Any ideas?

Thanks!

Posted Image

Posted Image





Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: tripple, linux, windows, mac, boot

  Topic Stats Last Post Info

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

© 2014 InsanelyMac  |   News  |   Forum  |   Downloads  |   OSx86 Wiki  |   Mac Netbook  |   PHP hosting by CatN  |   Designed by Ed Gain  |   Logo by irfan  |   Privacy Policy