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Old Oct 1, 2009, 03:10 PM   #1
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debug mode in mac pro?

how can I enter to debug mode when mac os starts up?

I am saying the entire screen should become a bunch of unix commands running drivers, startup items... stuff like that...

please help
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Old Oct 1, 2009, 03:12 PM   #2
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boot up holding shift untill the grey apple screen appears on ya monitor
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Old Oct 1, 2009, 03:57 PM   #3
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i hold the shift key but no unix mode at all, still while screen then the login window shows "safe mode"

I guess I need to see all the commands running in the background before the login screen, and I thought it's called debug mode... any idea? thank you so mcuh!
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Old Oct 1, 2009, 03:58 PM   #4
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Hold down Command-V when you reboot. This will boot the system into verbose mode which sounds like what you're looking for.
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did you try the command line approach on that link, i cant think of any other way
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Old Oct 1, 2009, 07:01 PM   #6
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works great now. Thank you sooooo much!
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