Subject: Re: Inverted boot problem for a Mac Mini
To: Brian Buhrow <email@example.com>
From: Johan Ihren <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/06/2007 23:02:07
On 6 Nov 2007, at 21:32, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> Another thought that I had was that you said you could boot from the
> NetBSD cd or the NetBSD installed on the hard disk, but couldn't
> boot from
> the OS X cd from Apple. This may be a third stupid question, but
> have you
> tried booting the Bootcamp cd, which I believe has utilities to
> your mac in various ways. If you can boot from the Bootcamp cd,
> perhaps it
> can then restore functionality required to let OS X boot.
Sounds great. But I haven't found anything called a "BootCamp CD". If
I search for the over at Apple all I come up with is an iMac specific
firmware update. I suspect that there once was a BootCamp CD but that
it has disappeared as Leopard was released.
If anyone has an image of this thing (that hasn't already expired) I
would be much obliged...
> On Nov 6, 8:59pm, "Marco Trillo" wrote:
> } Subject: Re: Inverted boot problem for a Mac Mini
> } Hi,
> } On 11/6/07, Johan Ihren <email@example.com> wrote:
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> } > On 6 Nov 2007, at 03:19, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> } >
> } > > On Tue, 6 Nov 2007, Johan Ihren wrote:
> } > >> So, in short: Doesn't listen to the keyboard at all during
> } > >> doesn't boot Mac media (HDD or DVD) but does boot NetBSD media
> } > >> (HDD or CD). I'm stuck with NetBSD ;-)
> } > >
> } > > Maybe a stupid question, but have you tried holding down the
> } > > key while powering on?
> } >
> } > Yep. I've tried every magic keypress I've been able to squeeze
> out of
> } > Google. Pressing any combination of keys while booting is a no-op.
> } This is also a stupid question, but are you using a USB keyboard
> } (i.e., no Bluetooth or so) to press the Option or the C key ?
> } -Marco
>> -- End of excerpt from "Marco Trillo"