So everyone, I am about 2 minutes away from taking my mid-2010 MacMini out into the back yard with my Glock for it to meet it Steve Jobs. Perhaps someone can save it before I take it out back and shoot it. I have purchased a Patriot Blast 240 Gb SSD (states on the front of the box "Mac Compatible".) I used SuperDuper! to clone my HD onto the SSD, and while it was plugged in via USB after the clone it booted onto the USB based SSD no problems. I was able to unmount the old HD and I used Drive Sensei to enable trim on the new SSD while booted off the SSD. This SSD is not on the unsupported list, so in theory it should work. My symptoms are different than most trim related issues. Instead of seeing the crossed circle upon start up, the thing boots like normal -- gets to the half way point (I assume where OSX (10.10.5) attempts to load the HDD kext) and stops. Nothing -- nada -- zilch -- nothing more comes. I assume this is a kexl problem, which I have tried to disable in recovery mode. It won't let me disable it in recovery mode after I enter this commend kextcache -u /Volumes/"Macintosh SSD" It throws this error: unrecognized bootcaches.plist data; skipping. I thought -- okay I'll just disable trim and do it manually once and a while. I wiped the SSD and re-imaged it and repeated the steps with trim disabled. Same. Exact. *****. Problem. I refuse to pay Apple to do what should -- be a simple plug & play operation. I have attached a photo for you all to laugh at my misery. EDIT I hit CMD + V and the photo thereof is also attached. EDIT 2 bash updated it a little bit more. An additional photo is attached.