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OS X Lion will not boot


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OS X will not boot after I used a LinuxMCE live CD. I did not use it to modify anything on the hard drive. Now when it boots, I get the apple logo and pinwheel for about a minute and then a circle with a slash through it. I also cannot boot from the LinuxMCE live CD or an Ubuntu live Cd. I can select partitions when booting, one is the main the other is a recovery partition, neither work. I have also tried booting to single user mode and it it keeps searching for root until I shut it down.
The laptop is the MacBook Aluminum Unibody, I replaced the stock hard drive with an Intel SSD.
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By default a linux live-cd did not make any changes to you're system .
You are talking about recovery partition so you are using LION .
Do you still have a DVD of Snow Leopard or Leopard ?
If so try to boot from them and check SSD drive
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Reset your PRAM. Booting with any Linux CD, live or not will sometimes cause the system not to boot. Resetting the PRAM usually fixes it.
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