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Friday, 25 July 2008

Mac OS X boot options

When OS X (at least 10.5) is booting there are several key combinations that can be pressed for different modes:

C : Boot from CD or DVD
N : Attempt NetBoot server boot
R : Reset display for mac laptop
T : Boot as a mountable firewire harddrive, switch off to exit
X : forces OS X boot when OS 9 installed
CMD-S : Single User mode
CMD-V : Verbose Mode just like linux
Shift : Safe mode
Option : Load Startup manager
Mouse Button : Eject Disc

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