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    startup commands

    Post by blade on Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:21 pm

    Command-S Boot into Single User Mode
    Command-V Boot using "Verbose" mode (shows all kernel and startup console messages)
    X Reset startup disk selection and boot into Mac OS X Server
    Shift Boot into "Safe Boot" mode, which runs Disk First Aid. A reboot will be required afterward.
    Option Boot into Open Firmware to select a boot device
    Command-Option-Shift-Delete Bypass internal harddrive on boot
    T Boot into Firewire target disk mode
    C Boot from the internal optical drive
    N Start from the Network (NetBoot)
    Command-Option-P-R Reset Parameter RAM (PRAM) and non-volatile RAM (NVRAM)
    (mouse button) Eject (internal) removable media

    ALSO: if you use open firmware password... you'll need this:
    Startup Manager -accessed by pressing the Option key during startup
    Enter commands after starting up in Open Firmware -press Command-Option-O-F key combination during startup.

    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106482

    How to troubleshoot a computer with Open Firmware Password enabled
    If you cannot access the Open Firmware Password application and need to troubleshoot your computer by:

    Resetting the PRAM
    Starting up in Single-user mode
    Starting up in Verbose mode
    Starting from CD-ROM

    Then follow these steps:

    Start up into Open Firmware by pressing and holding the Command-Option-O-F key combination during startup.
    At the Open Firmware prompt, type: reset-nvram
    Press Return.
    When prompted for your password, enter it and press the Return key. It responds OK.
    At the Open Firmware prompt, type: reset-all
    Press Return.

    The computer restarts and you are now be able to reset the PRAM and startup in Single-user mode, Verbose mode, or from CD-ROM.
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    Re: startup commands

    Post by krypto on Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:14 pm

    these are very useful
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    Re: startup commands

    Post by blade on Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:15 pm

    yep. and now we have them here if we need them


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    Re: startup commands

    Post by krypto on Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:16 pm

    yep, you never know when we might need them
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    Re: startup commands

    Post by blade on Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:17 pm

    i know. i've been using them today


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    Re: startup commands

    Post by krypto on Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:20 pm

    yeah, for beholland's macbook
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    Re: startup commands

    Post by blade on Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:21 pm

    yes, i know what i do


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    Re: startup commands

    Post by dmxplosive on Mon Jul 28, 2008 10:01 pm

    this is a nice list. some of them you have to know what your doing to use them though

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