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EasyBCD broke my OSX ethernet!


testerooni
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Hey guys,

 

I've got a Dell Vostro 200 desktop that has a working Win7 partition. I've successfully installed OSX 10.6.6 with iATKOS S3 V2 + updates via Apple to a second partition. I used the IntelE1000e.kext to get my onboard ethernet port working. Everything was working great - I rebooted several times and had internet each time.

 

So I did the

 

fdisk -e /dev/rdisk0

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to make the Win 7 partition primary/did startup repair in Win 7/ installed and ran EasyBCD and now can successfully dual boot. However, when I go to the OSX partition, I can't get internet. OSX reports that it see the ethernet card, but the cable's unplugged (it's not) and if I switch to WIN7 the internet is fine.

 

From what I gather, windows is locking the ethernet card pre-boot (since EasyBCD uses windows boot manager) and making it so the OSX partition can't use the locked ethernet card.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

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