Just a quick note to let folks know that a few more distros may prove to be compatable with Chromebooks. In particular, distros that refused to be installed on GPT media or failed to boot from such media, can be installed to media with an (old & archaic) MBR-style partition table. Then, the rootfs partition can be cloned to (new & improved) GPT media. I haven't had time to do much with this yet, but I did manage to get Fedora 19 booted & working with this method.
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