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Refit equivalent for lion

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Hi,

I refit doesn't seem to work properly with OSX Lion, last time i used it

Is there any other software that does the same job as refit.

I am going to be dual boot my mac again so i can play some windows games.

And last time i used refit to select my OS on boot.

I don't like pressing the option botten

Thanks

Alex
 
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anyone?
 
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post #3 of 6
Is this your sig laptop? You can try resetting your PMU following these directions. If that doesn't work, you can download the latest firmware for your model laptop and run the update. This will restore your EFI settings back to factory defaults.

In the shorter meantime, did you try changing your OS in the Startup Disk preference pane?

With regard to rEFIt, I don't know off hand of another utility like it.
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Originally Posted by Warhaven;15490437 
Is this your sig laptop? You can try resetting your PMU following these directions. If that doesn't work, you can download the latest firmware for your model laptop and run the update. This will restore your EFI settings back to factory defaults.

In the shorter meantime, did you try changing your OS in the Startup Disk preference pane?

With regard to rEFIt, I don't know off hand of another utility like it.

Ye it is my sig laptop.

I can dual boot just fine, but i like rEFIT as it asks you what OS you want on boot. I don't like pressing the option booten as sometimes i turn it on and then do something then comeback.

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post #5 of 6
What about VMware Fusion? You can run Windows VM within OSX and avoid having to switch back and forth but it does require a good amount of RAM.
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post #6 of 6
Came across a tip for rEFIt. Someone suggested after installing rEFIt on a Lion machine to run:

sudo /efi/refit/enable-always.sh

I'm not sure what's in the shell script (so please look at it carefully), but users reported success with rEFIt after running it.
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