13 Replies Latest reply: May 6, 2014 1:46 PM by Silizium
iJny9956 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Hello everyone.

 

I have a 2010 Mac Pro 2.8 Quad. After updating to OS X 10.8.2 yesterday I noticed something weird upon boot when holding down "option"

 

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I have 3 Bootable Drives on the machine:

 

1st. OS X mountain lion - Primary

2nd. OS X snow leopard - for some old ppc apps running through rosetta

3rd. Windows 7 - games

 

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I'm aware that when I hold option to boot into a specific partition my 1st. OS X mountain lion has a "recovery" partition as well giving me 4 bootable partitions all together.

 

after the 10.8.2 update I'm getting a 5th partition labeled "Boot OS X" If I go ahead and click that it actually boots form my 1st. OS X mountain lion partition.

 

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Now this has not in any way caused my machine to misbehave. I was wondering if anyone else had this happen to their computer after the update.

 

I don't understand the purpose of this redundancy. so my 1st. OS X mountain lion - Primary partition is showing up in the boot options twice.

 

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on the other hand my macbook air did not do this after the update.

 

 

 

Please let me know. I would really appreciate it.


Mac Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), MacBook Air 11 | Logic Studio |