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"The bless tool was unable to set the current boot disk"

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I just got a Niresh12495 AMD compatible 10.8.2 distro but I keep gettings this error:

"Unable to set 'OSX' as boot disk: The bless tool was unable to set the current boot disk

Install failed: The installer could not start up the computer from the disk "OSX"


Motherboard: Asus Crosshair Formula V

Chipset: AMD 990FX

Processor: AMD 1090t

RAM: 4x4Gb Corsair 1333

Video: EVGA nVidia GTS 450




Any tips, tricks or guides?



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It is normal for bless to fail AFAIK. If you want, you can replace /usr/sbin/bless on the installer with something that returns 0, like this:


#! /bin/bash
# /usr/sbin/bless
# Make the installer succeed!
exit 0


It should not affect the installation in any way, all the files are copied over already and bless is run as a final step that sets the boot drive on a normal Mac. This is not necessary for Chameleon, not sure about Clover. I have a sample script replacement for bless that does some post-install type modifications of an installation, buried somewhere inside this: oz.freqlabs.com/osx86/mlusb.zip

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