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Re: Test Proposal for [bug #46716] Protective MBR partition is not marke

From: Alexander E. Patrakov
Subject: Re: Test Proposal for [bug #46716] Protective MBR partition is not marked as bootable
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 21:36:19 +0500
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21.12.2015 21:18, Alexander E. Patrakov пишет:
21.12.2015 20:29, Thomas Schmitt пишет:

Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
MBR partition table:   N Status  Type        Start       Blocks
MBR partition      :   1   0x80  0x83            0        32804
MBR partition      :   2   0x00  0xef        32804         5760

In xorriso this would need
- The HFS+-0xee bug fixed (or no HFS+ being produced)
- A xorriso command to set the boot flag on a particular MBR partition.

Well, I have asked another person to test this iso on a Mac for me.

Result: on an iMac 2007, just shows the blank
screen. On Mac Pro 2012, it shows three menu entries, and only two of
them work. Please see this Google+ album for photos:


Now testing other ISOs.

OK, the 2007 Mac does not recognize any of the isos below.

The 2012 mac shows two options, "Windows" and "EFI Boot", in this order, on these ISOs:

The 2012 Mac shows two working "EFI Boot" options on this ISO:

Will now try without the Apple partition map, because it looks like it can be eliminated without harming the Mac 2012 boot.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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