File:  [NetBSD Developer Wiki] / wikisrc / users / ryoon / how_to_install_netbsd_amd64_to_macbook_air_11_inch / comment_2_7b12187b8ffea16e971f4f7db58e0fa9._comment
Revision 1.1: download - view: text, annotated - select for diffs
Thu Oct 27 00:22:40 2016 UTC (5 years, 9 months ago) by wiki
Branches: MAIN
CVS tags: HEAD
web commit by Added a comment: Some of my learnings

    1: [[!comment format=mdwn
    2:  username=""
    3:  nickname="Patrick"
    4:  subject="Some of my learnings"
    5:  date="2016-10-27T00:22:36Z"
    6:  content="""
    7: I've had a go at installing NetBSD on a Macbook Pro (mid 2012 model). I'm using NetBSD current as of 2016-10-25. 
    9: The NetBSD installer from current can install to the whole disk, but it doesn't use GPT. Regardless, it boots ok after a ~20 second delay. In order to remove the delay, I've followed the above instructions.
   11: I had issues with running newfs_msdos from NetBSD. I rebooted to MacOS recovery ran newfs_msdos and then did the rEFInd install.
   13: Assuming that rEFInd has been installed, when changing to hybrid mode, GPT fdisk now has a EFI module that can be copied to the EFI/tools directory. Then you can run gdisk directly from rEFInd. There is, now, no need to install MacOS to a USB stick.
   15: The instructions seem to leave out installing the bootloader on the NetBSD slice. 
   18: """]]

CVSweb for NetBSD wikisrc <> software: FreeBSD-CVSweb