August 30, 2014

error with efibootmgr

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Hello, I need help dual booting linux mint 17 xfce on mid 2010 macbook pro.
I followed the tutorial http://community.linuxmint.com /tutorial
/view/1643, but used dvd for mint install, xfce in stead of cinnimum, and I
didn't make a home partition (just linux mint and swap in osx disk
utilitys). For the install I clicked "something else" and changed the 2
partitions only. When I clicked install I got a warning that I should have
at least a 1mb partition for something or mint may fail at a later time. I
didn't know what to do and clicked ignore to install. After mint installed
I installed efibootmgr in command prompt and when I ran it, I got an error
"fatal: could't open sysfs or procfs directories for accessing EFI
variables. Try 'modprobe efivars' as root"

I don't understand the error. Any ideas how to get efibootmgr working?
Thanks.

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