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Old 07-21-2013, 02:51 PM   #1
jimssl
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mac boot sequence


Trying to install Bodhi on mac mini 10.6. I have Bodhi loded onto a usb drive. When I boot up the mac with the option key held down, I only get the choice of the hard drive (no recognition of the usb). Anyone know how to get recognition to boot from usb?
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Old 07-21-2013, 08:06 PM   #2
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Since you are unable to boot your usb on your mac and your mac doesn't recognize the usb it seems to be a problem with the mac. Have you ever been able to boot 'anything' from a usb? Have you used any external drives successfully connected by usb?. Perhaps the info at the site below will:

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1948
 
Old 07-21-2013, 11:22 PM   #3
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I have used an external drive with usb. It could be that the usb ports do not have power on start up so I could try a powered hub.
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