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MacMini only starts from another computer-not itself

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I have a current Mac Mini (6,2) with 16gb RAM that I tried to wipe clean in preparation to sell. I am now aware that I could have done this through the recovery partition that is now part of the current OS, but didn't know that an hour ago. I booted in Target disk mode from my MBP, formatted the hd on the MacMini, and installed ML on the Mini from my MBP. When I restarted the MacMini after OS installation, I only see the white startup screen with a circle and line through it. I can restart without a problem from my MBP, but the MacMini won't start up on its own.

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