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Old 06-08-2007, 01:44 AM
pfranz pfranz is offline
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What makes a volume bootable?

I have an Intel MacBook Pro and did something bad. I ran fdisk in Linux and removed the partition (an honest mistake, stop laughing!). In the past I've gotten the data back by putting the partitions back and then remounting (without formatting). So I recreated the single partition of type 'ee.' Now the data is there but it won't boot.

The drive shows up under "Startup Disk" in the preference pane, but not when I boot with the option key held down. Either way it won't boot. I superDuped it to my backup USB drive and now this boots, all my data is there, but it's on my external USB drive. I could superDupe it back, but it's over 100GB and I would rather not. In looking at the partitions with gpt show they look exactly the same.

Looking around the net I cannot find a way to manually make a bootable partition for the mac. Everyone says "copy a working partition." Any suggestions?
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