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Re: debian live on Mac with Intel processor

On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 10:57:38PM +0100, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> On 12/17/2010 10:45 PM, Rob Owens wrote:
>> I need to do data recovery on a recent Mac that has an Intel processor.
>> Do I use a regular i386 version of debian live,
> depends on how recent, you might be able to use amd64 too.
>> or is there something special about the Macs?
> apart from the usual troubles with apple hardware, debian-live wise it  
> works well as long as you can boot regular mbrs with it, or, as a  
> fallback, use an optical device. efi isn't supported yet in syslinux,  
> and live-build doesn't support combined gpt/mbr disk layouts.
Thanks everyone for the responses.  It gave me a head start on the
recovery job.


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