Clean Mac OSX Remote Installation on Macbook Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jancel, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. jancel macrumors newbie

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    Like everyone else, my super drive is bad. Need to clean install Mac OSX Snow Leopard remotely, though I want to do a clean install.

    Similar to the way Apple has enabled remote OSX Install using a different computers drive for the Macbook Air, I need to enable it on my Macbook Pro. When holding down the option key and booting into the selection menu, there is no option to connect to a network (via the dropdown like the Macbook Air). Does anyone know the terminal command to enable this sort of behavior? I already have the commands to enable remote disc on a macbook pro, which are here (from terminal):

    defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser EnableODiskBrowsing -bool true
    defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser ODSSupported -bool true

    In Lehman's terms, I need to be able to connect to my wireless or wired network to utilize a different mac's optical drive from a Macbook Pro (as opposed to an Air, which has this feature enabled). I am almost certain there is a terminal command that will enable it, but have been unable to find the proper documentation.
     
  2. looman9635 macrumors member

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    Why not put your HDD in an USB enclosure and then put the os on there using another computer?
     
  3. segers909 macrumors regular

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