Darwin Bootloader

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Boot into Mac OSX.

Edit /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.Boot.plist with a text editor.

It should look like:<pre><?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd&quot;> <plist version="1.0"> <dict>

   <key>Kernel</key>
   <string>mach_kernel</string>
   <key>Kernel Flags</key>
   <string></string>
   <key>Boot Graphics</key>
   <string>Yes</string>
   <key>Timeout</key>
   <string>10</string>
   <key>Quiet Boot</key>
   <string>No</string>

</dict> </plist></pre>Boot into windows and open a command prompt.

type "diskpart" and you will be at the "DISKPART>" prompt <pre>DISKPART> list disk

Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt


---------- ------- ------- --- ---

Disk 0 Online 56 GB 0 B

DISKPART> select disk 0

Disk 0 is now the selected disk. DISKPART> list partition

Partition ### Type Size Offset


---------------- ------- -------
  • Partition 1 Primary 32 GB 32 KB

Partition 2 Unknown 24 GB 32 GB

DISKPART> select partition 2

DISKPART> list partition

Partition ### Type Size Offset


---------------- ------- -------

Partition 1 Primary 32 GB 32 KB

  • Partition 2 Unknown 24 GB 32 GB

DISKPART> active

DiskPart marked the current partition as active.

DISKPART> Exit</pre>

Shutdown Windows.

Start the computer.

You will be prompted to press a key to get the Boot selector or it will time out in 10 seconds and boot OSX.


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