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Reboot remote system to external drive

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Jul 10, 2011 9:36 AM

Have a remote mac mini server and need to reboot it to an external cloned hard drive so I can erase and reinstall the OS on the system drive.  Can't hold down the option key as it's remote and managing via ARD.  Can't find an ssh command to force reboot to external drive.

Mac Pro / MacBook Pro / iMac / Mac Mini Server / Macbook Air / iPad / iPhone, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • Antonio Rocco Level 6 Level 6 (10,100 points)
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    Jul 10, 2011 12:35 PM (in response to jls08)

    Hi

     

    Perhaps I'm missing something obvious but what's wrong with clicking on the Manage Menu and selecting Set Startup Disk? If the External Drive is connected and switched on you can select it. The rest is fairly obvious.

     

    HTH?

     

    Tony

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