[rescue] Mac Hints needed

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Sun Nov 2 21:56:38 CST 2003

On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 08:18:01PM -0500, Steve Sandau wrote:
> >Command->Option->Shift->Delete on power-up.
> >
> >A PIA but it will cause the system to ignore the internal drive 
> >completely and boot from _any_ other bootable device.  If it fails to 
> >boot from the CD I'd question the CD status.
> >
> I think a simultaneous
> command-shift-option-delete-C
> will force a boot from the CDROM. (I didn't know about 
> command-shift-option-delete.) I'm no expert at this, but my mac-expert 
> friend told me that, and it has worked for me...

I don't know if it's still valid, but you USED to be able to just hold C
down on boot to force a CDROM boot.

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