New to this list and Debian (and rather new to Linux as well). I'm on a Macbook 5,2 with a partitioned hard drive with OS X and (now) free space. I used to have Ubuntu 12.04 installed but I want to switch to Debian. I tried to install Debian wheezy 7.2 from a liveCD but the graphical installed couldn't install Grub on any partition of the hard drive, not even the MBR.
From the Pure Data list I was 'advised' to try Debian-testing from here
, but during installation I was asked to specify a place for EFI. I have installed rEFIt
on my laptop as I followed this
tutorial on dual booting a Mac with Linux, so I thought that the partition where rEFIt lies should be the one to install EFI, but I'm really not sure if this is the right thing to do, so thought of asking here.
Another thing is that even though in the Disk Utility app I've deleted all partitions except from the Macintosh and the Recovery HD, the graphical installer of Debian sees the following partitions: