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Unable to boot OSX directly from HD, have to start DVD bootloader


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My laptop is a Sony Vaio VGN-TX Series, specifically the PCG-4F1M, VGN-TX1XP.


Installed IDENEB v1.6, 10.5.8 Lite Edition.


I get "still waiting for root device"


Tried all boot options (-s, -x, -rd=disk0s1 etc.), but does not work.


If choose DVD as the boot device from Bios.


I boot from the DVD installation disk, and just when the DVD bootloader kicked in asking me if I want it to proceed to load the OSX installation, or press f8 for boot options, I pressed f8, and at that prompt I typed rd=disk0s2.


Surprise - the installed OSX boots.


I have tried installing several bootloader versions (Chameleon, EFI), but none seems to be able to boot the hd OSX directly.


Any suggestions?

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