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by Welsh Legend
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro
Replies: 13
Views: 2257

Re: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro

Thanks beta-tester
by Welsh Legend
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro
Replies: 13
Views: 2257

Re: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro

OK - Update Well sadly I have just about given up. I have tried all the suggestions including https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=169135&p=1092513 that everyone points me to but it just won't work on my MacBook Pro. I could try installing it on the hard drive but I don't really want t...
by Welsh Legend
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Can't boot Pixel x86 on a Mac
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

Re: Can't boot Pixel x86 on a Mac

AH HA ........ OK then I have now moved on a bit. I created the enterprise config file using the Mac text editor but this seems to fail. I have recreated it using pages and checked the .cfg ending and copied it to the USB. Now I can boot from it and it boots OK. I get the following messages ..... We...
by Welsh Legend
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: STICKY: Fixing booting of the x86 image on Macs
Replies: 21
Views: 33304

Re: Fixing booting of the x86 image on Macs

Hi Lonnie I will look at what you said Any chance of some instructions how you got that far? I am normally fairly good at getting stuff to work but I am struggling with this for some reason I know Macs after 2015 changed in regards to setting up Windows 10 boot camp using USB so maybe that's why I c...
by Welsh Legend
Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro
Replies: 13
Views: 2257

Re: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro

Thanks goes to spl23 (Engineer) I have followed his excellent instructions and I now have an efi.boot orange drive icon when booting up whilst holding down the Alt/Opt key. When I select it my Macbook Pro Early 2015 starts to boot up from the USB drive but stops with the following error message in r...
by Welsh Legend
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro
Replies: 13
Views: 2257

Re: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro

Thanks for your replies

Think as a newbie to this I might be getting confused ???

The Linux ISO file I have been trying to boot is the one mentioned in The Magpi 53 magazine which I downloaded.

2016-12-13-pixel-x86-Jessie.iso

Am I using the wrong file?
by Welsh Legend
Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac
Topic: STICKY: Fixing booting of the x86 image on Macs
Replies: 21
Views: 33304

Re: Fixing booting of the x86 image on Macs

Hi spl23 (Engineer) I have followed your excellent instructions and I now have an efi.boot orange drive icon when booting up whilst holding down the Alt/Opt key. When I select it my Macbook Pro Early 2015 starts to boot into Pixel but stops with the following error message in red ..... Error: Couldn...
by Welsh Legend
Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Can't boot Pixel x86 on a Mac
Replies: 4
Views: 1674

Re: Can't boot Pixel x86 on a Mac

I have the same problem ........................... I have not managed it yet but it is not through lack of trying having spent hours & hours at it but failing. I have a 13 Inch Early 2015 Macbook Pro with Retina, i7 processor, 16GB ram and 500GB SSD with a 27” Apple Thunderbolt display. I have the ...
by Welsh Legend
Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro
Replies: 13
Views: 2257

Debian Pixel On Macbook Pro

Well ….. I have not managed it yet but it is not through lack of trying having spent hours & hours at it but failing. I have a 13 Inch Early 2015 Macbook Pro with Retina, i7 processor, 16GB ram and 500GB SSD with a 27” Apple Thunderbolt display. I have the 500GB SSD split into two 256GB partitions …...

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