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how to boot externaldevice in order to install a damage mac

 
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dansugar
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:20 am    Post subject: how to boot externaldevice in order to install a damage mac Reply with quote

Please Help

i have MAC MINI modelA1103 and i need to install it
my CD also broken.

i want to install from external USB or DVD
when pressing cmd+option+o+f i see PowerMac 10 BootRoom
devalias show :
usb0
usb1
usb-1a
usb-1b
usb-1c
usb-2a
usb-2b
usb-2c

my question is how to boot external USB flash or cdrom to install it

Thanks a lot ,good people.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

the only os that supports it is lion and mountain lion and snow leopard

just hold the option key on startup and select your drive icon on the screen make sure the cd is in the drive
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 2:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

macmanmacman wrote:
the only os that supports it is lion and mountain lion and snow leopard

just hold the option key on startup and select your drive icon on the screen make sure the cd is in the drive


i pressed the option at power on and i got 2 icns
the left is with right tern arrow and the right icon is with arrow right
pressing any of them bring the clock mouse icon but dosent do anything

i connot get it go to the usb device
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sounds like the usb boot might be disabled for external usb cd drives you might have to use a thumb drive lion and mountain lion where designed to use them with there installer
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