I just installed rEFInd (to dualboot ubuntu) and all is working well so far, with a small exception: In the boot interface the normal OSX (Yosemite) is not there, it´s just showing the Recovery HD. That does not seem to be right. Any idea how to fix this? (FileVault is not activated)

  • If it says something like Boot OS X from Recovery HD, that is normal if you have FileVault enabled – TheBro21 Oct 13 '15 at 18:57
  • yes, I read about that - but I haven´t enabled FileVault. Also I had installed rEFInd earlier, and there were two boot options for OSX: normal & recovery. – jacksbox Oct 13 '15 at 18:59
  • Perhaps editing refind.conf might help. You will have to mount EFI though. Open Terminal and type diskutil list You will see tables. Chose the one with HD in it (my case is /dev/disk0). Look for EFI somewhere near the HD tag and take note of its identifier on the right (mine is disk0s1). Next mount it with diskutil mount disk0s1. Now you can access it in /Volumes/EFI/EFI/refind/refind.conf – TheBro21 Oct 13 '15 at 19:03
  • do you have any suggestions on what to edit? Out of curiosity I tried the fix from rodsbooks.com/refind/yosemite.html (which should actually show the Recovery HD, but it didn´t change a thing). Maybe one more question - could it cause problems to boot from the Recovery HD? – jacksbox Oct 13 '15 at 19:06
  • And is the Recovery HD message an issue? How does it affect your normal "activity" on your device? – TheBro21 Oct 13 '15 at 19:10

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