"Missing operating system" after installing Ubuntu on a MBP

Bug #988037 reported by Tom Kaltenbrunner on 2012-04-24
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
debian-installer (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

After installing precise-alternate-amd64+mac (20120423.2), I got a bootable disk called "Windows" in my boot menu. Selecting it only displays: "Missing Operating System".
I installed from CD, using the suggested default partition scheme. For more info see attached install-report.

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:

tags: added: iso-testing
description: updated
Tom Kaltenbrunner (comexos) wrote :
description: updated
Tom Kaltenbrunner (comexos) wrote :
summary: - "Operating System not found" after installing Ubuntu on a MBP
+ "Missing operating system" after installing Ubuntu on a MBP
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed

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tags: added: bot-comment
affects: ubuntu → debian-installer
description: updated
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2012-04-25
affects: debian-installer → debian-installer (Ubuntu)
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