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Chimera does not recognize Ubuntu 14.10 (same drive install)

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Yep, it's another one of those again... ;)

Allright, my setup:

I have an SSD on which I have 2 partitions, 1 for yosemite (already installed using Unibeast & Multibeast) and a partition on which I want to install Ubuntu. Chimera is installed to the MBR and the yosemite partition is marked as active.

My system is a BIOS (legacy) system, not UEFI. My hard drive is configured in GPT.

During the Ubuntu install, I made sure the bootloader would be installed to the partition (not the MBR, in this case /dev/sdd4). After the Ubuntu install, the option to boot ubuntu would not show up in Chimera.

I boot back into the LiveCD and using boot-repair, I purge and then force install the grub2 bootloader onto the /dev/sdd4. But once again, Ubuntu does not show up in Chimera...

I rebooted into the liveCD again to change flags on the partitions using GParted. I tried with flags in these configurations:

- EFI part: boot, esp & Ubuntu: boot
- EFI part: boot, esp & Ubuntu: bios-grub
- EFI part: boot, esp & Ubuntu: legacy-boot

But in all these cases, Chimera does not pick up the Ubuntu install :(...

Anyone encountered the same issues and tried something else besides this?
 

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Is your Ubuntu partition using ext4? If so, it's not supported.

Well, I tried reinstalling Ubuntu to ext3 partition, but Chimera still doesn't pick it up...

I booted back into Ubuntu, opened gparted, erased the ext4 partition (to unallocated space), formatted it to ext3 and then installed Ubuntu (and the grub bootloader) on this partition.

I once again tried with force installing grub and changing the flags on the partition but no luck :(...

Something else I need to do because it is a GPT formatted drive?
 
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