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10.4.4 install does not boot


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Firstly thanks for all Mashugly et al. and all others that post have created this amazing resource : )


I have run a sucessful install on to a SATA HD using a patched 10.4.4 restore CD.


The 250 gB SATA HD has the following partitions:


Dell Hardware Diag rubbish FAT32

Windows XP MCE 2005 NTFS

MacOS X 10.4.4 HFS+


EDIT: All partitions are primary


Following the install the machine rebooted straight back into Windows (i.e. Windows partition was still set active) and I installed Acronis OS selector.


This found:


Unknown 1 (which is Dell rubbish)

Unknown 2 (OS X)

Windows XP MCE


Windows boots fine using Acronis however OS X goes to splash screen and then a "no entry sign appears".


I'm not sure what the error message is since Acronis try and start OS X in verbose mode.


I reckon it must be a boot loader problem (what else could it be !?)


I'd like to keep using Acronis since it cost a lot and is very nice to use : )


What's the way to fix this?


Would I get the same problem with the 10.4.4/10.4.5 DVD (should be done soon)?


Thanks people.

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A little more information....


I have read the following http://forum.osx86project.org/index.php?showtopic=9553&hl=) which makes use of the following comands:


bless -device /dev/diskXsY -startupfile /usr/standalone/i386/boot

bless -folder /Volumes/macosx-10.4.4 -bootBlockFile /usr/standalone/i386/boot1h -setBoot


I think I'm on the right track here.


However I'm not sure where I should issue these commands. If I try terminal through the installer I get:


-bash: sudo: command not found


I think that the file system mounted read only during this type of term session anyway.


I think people have been running these commands some other - not exactly sure how though.


Any suggestions?

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