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HT3553 Boot from a 32GB SD card fails except in safe mode

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Feb 7, 2013 12:32 PM

Hey all,


I have a class 10 16GB SD card that I use to sometimes boot my MBP (2011) into snow leopard so that I can still use rosetta.  However I was getting short on space on the card so bought a class 10 (48MB/s) 32GB SD card and again installed snow leopard.   With the larger (and faster) card I can still boot - but only using a safe mode (shift-down) boot. Booting normally just reveals a blue screen after the gray OSX screen has gone. 


It's not a huge issue, but it would be nice to be able to boot normally from the 32GB SD card as I do need the space.  Any ideas on what may be causing the problem?  I'm suspecting the graphics Kext....




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