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installation not straightforward on Macbook

Postby fred6633 » Jun 4th, '20, 10:21

Hello,

I have used Mageia on my Macbook a couple of days and lke it a lot. However the installation could be easier.

In order for Mac's bootloader to discover Mageia I had to mount Mageia's EFI partition on my Mac. Then I had to rename the folder /EFI/Mageia to /EFI/Boot. I also had to rename grubx64.efi to bootx64.efi. After these changes Mageia appeared on Mac's boot screen.

I installed Mageia on an external disk and created a mountpoint /boot/efi.

This is a tip for these who want to install Mageia on Mac.

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Re: installation not straightforward on Macbook

Postby doktor5000 » Jun 4th, '20, 17:29

Thanks for sharing, I've moved this into the tips&tricks section.
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