[rescue] Mac Hints needed
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Sun Nov 2 22:06:18 CST 2003
On Sunday, November 2, 2003, at 09:56 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> 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 don't know if it's still valid, but you USED to be able to just hold
> down on boot to force a CDROM boot.
He tried that and it still tries to boot from the hard drive. This
method forces it to ignore the internal drives for the boot process.
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