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Parallels + GRUB - No go?

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I've got a Leopard 10.5.2 + XP + Ubuntu Hackintosh PC (MBR partition table + EFI v8).


I'm using GRUB as the bootloader to choose OS at boot. Everything is set up and working OK.


Now, I want to use Parallels to boot the XP install that is already there on a different partition. I know of the Boot Camp method: http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=41085. (The method worked on another machine where I had Vista and OS X (bootloader: Darwin)).


But now, on this machine which has grub, when I start the virtual machine from Parallels, the VM Window fills up with "GRUB GRUB GRUB.....", line after line. I then have to force stop the VM.


I've got Ubuntu installed on ReiserFS. Apparently, from what I've read in these forums, Darwin can't boot ReiserFS partitions. This is the reason why I'm using Grub.


How do I make Parallels co-exist with GRUB?


Or in the worst case, how do I remove grub and let Darwin take over the booting? In this case, I won't be able to boot Ubuntu, but probably, I can create a new Ubuntu VM.




Anjan T.

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