bugGNU GRUB - Bugs: bug #42954, chainloading OS X bootloader fails


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bug #42954: chainloading OS X bootloader fails

Submitted by:  Chris Murphy <chrismurphy>
Submitted on:  Sat 09 Aug 2014 05:17:42 PM UTC  
Category: BootingSeverity: Major
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Software Error
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Release: 2.02~beta1Reproducibility: Every Time
Planned Release: None

Sat 09 Aug 2014 05:17:42 PM UTC, original submission:

Description of problem: Using GRUB to chainload the OS X bootloader doesn't work.


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. GRUB command line
2. chainloader <pathtoboot.efi>
3. boot

Actual results:

I briefly see the display change to the graphical boot screen with an Apple logo in it; drops back to the grub text screen with various messages (see photo).

Mach-O file has bad magic number
Error loading kernel 'mach_kernel'

Also filed as:

Chris Murphy <chrismurphy>


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