I'm planning on getting next macbook pro. (I was tempted to get the current gen but I can wait a bit.)

I found this thread on the gentoo forums: http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-891920-highlight-macbook+pro.html

It may help.
~Scott

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 5:31 AM, Jerome BENOIT <g6299304p@rezozer.net> wrote:
Good news: it can be done, even if some part are not yet supported.

On 17/10/11 22:33, Johannes Graumann wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm after the combination of the nice macbbok hardware with my favorite OS
> (usually in its debian testing incarnation), so I purchased a recent macbook
> pro, which turns out to be version 8.2.
>
> I am having a multi-week nightmare with this thing.
> a) refit-based install lead (eventually) to a booting system with video, yet
> cdrom remained inaccessible.

Have you tried refit with grup-pc ?

> b) a grub-efi (pure efi) install fails as grub is inable to rerub-pcad the video
> rom of the Radeon Card and I was unable to get xorg started.

grub-efi is not yet mature enough to with play with.

>
> I'm very close to just run debian from within vmware running on OSX, yet
> that really is my last resort.
>
> Did anyone get this to work and can give some pointers?
>
> Thanks, Joh
>
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