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I'm trying to add a recovery partition so I can use the Find My Mac feature. This would be simple if I had a single boot system, but I have Mavericks, Windows 8, and Arch Linux booting via UEFI on the same drive. Osx doesn't seem to like the partition map, so the ext4 partition is unmountable and labeled disk0s5, even though I have Paragon EXTFS installed. Is it possible/safe to add a HFS partition at the end of the disk (probably using gparted) and install the recovery partition to that? If not, is it possible to enable this feature without a recovery partition? I have attached a screenshot of my partition map.


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You don't need to edit your partition map before installing Recovery partition, it will automatically shrink selected partition, create a partition in that free space for you.


However, something happens since Mavericks. This is my drive:

   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *750.2 GB   disk0
   1:                        EFI EFI                     209.7 MB   disk0s1
   2:                  Apple_HFS Mavericks               179.4 GB   disk0s2
   3:         Microsoft Reserved                         134.2 MB   disk0s3
   4:       Microsoft Basic Data Windows 8               170.2 GB   disk0s4
   5:                  Apple_HFS DataOSX                 201.0 GB   disk0s5
   6:       Microsoft Basic Data DataWin                 198.5 GB   disk0s6

In Mountain Lion, I run RecoveryHDUpdater, select disk0s2 and it will create a recovery partition right after disk0s2, and enable Find My Mac feature. After clean install of Mavericks using Clover (I have 2-stage install), the recovery partition disappears, and when I choose disk0s2 in RecoveryHDUpdater, it raises errors:

Error (async): This partition map modification would make a Windows partition unbootable (-69728)

If I choose disk0s5, it creates RecoveryHD successfully, I can boot to it from Clover bootloader, but Find My Mac can't be activated because it doesn't detect the partition.

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I have finally created a working Recovery HD. It appears that my drive has too much partition for Boot camp, so OS X doesn't allow me to create Recovery HD. I installed Mavericks to a external hard drive, which contains Recovery HD after installing, then clone it to my internal hdd. You can use the guide here:


I can enable Find My Mac after this, cheers!

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