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Old Nov 5, 2012, 08:58 AM   #1
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Please help


Have a IMAC 2008 model and this has snow leopard as the os.
I have an external firewire drive and have just installed linux mint to it.
However I can now no longer start any os on this computer think I may have removed the boot loader from osx by mistake.
I get a progress bar on start up and then a spinning grey circle which does not go away.
I cannot boot via mac osx start disc as my internal drive is broken.
I cannot boot from my external dvd drive.
I cannot enter safe mode or reset pvram.
Am I screwed? Can anyone help?
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