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    refit boot manager menu

    Hi all i'm using refit to try and manage my xp /osx dual boot environment but the boot menu fails to appear, i have follwed the instructions to the letter does anyone have any ideas?

    thanks in advance
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    Does your computer boot into Mac or Windows?

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    currently mac but i can hold down the alt key at start up to make a choice between xp or mac..

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    Have you done the manual installation?

    Open Terminal and enter the following commands: cd /efi/refit
    ./enable.sh


    I have had to do this everytime, and after the second restart it has always worked

    Have you change any settings in the conf file?

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    i had tried the manual install yes to no availl. However using your syntax did work

    Also i had not changed anything in the conf file. Can i assume that this is where the timeout settings are kept? as i would like the machine to stay at this screen until student selects an option.

    Also you say you have to do this every time would
    cd /efi/refit
    ./enable-always.sh

    resolve that?

    thanks

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    I just meant each time I installed it

    The refit.conf file contains all the settings you need. including disabling boot from external drives etc...

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    ah yes sorry that makes sense now.
    thanks to all of you for your help this afternoon.
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