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sydbill
17th April 2009, 06:21 PM
HI Guys,

On starting up OSX.5.6 using the option Key I don't get start up manager appearing so cannot choose my external firewire drive to boot from. I can select it using start up preferences so all seems OK with the external drive.

Any solutions to get the start up manager to appear using option key???

I have shut down, tried different USB keyboard connections, disconnecting other USB devices but still nothing working.

Computer is MAC intel, 2.4 GHZ, Leopard X.5.6, 2 GB RAM.

Any suggestions welcome.

Thanks.:D

Lutze
17th April 2009, 06:23 PM
HI Guys,

On starting up OSX.5.6 using the option Key I don't get start up manager appearing so cannot choose my external firewire drive to boot from. I can select it using start up preferences so all seems OK with the external drive.

Any solutions to get the start up manager to appear using option key???

I have shut down, tried different USB keyboard connections, disconnecting other USB devices but still nothing working.

Computer is MAC intel, 2.4 GHZ, Leopard X.5.6, 2 GB RAM.

Any suggestions welcome.

Thanks.:D


You have a white iMac?

You MUST use the white iMac keyboard that came with it to get it to work.

sydbill
17th April 2009, 09:23 PM
Mac is the 2007 model with the thin keyboard. Metallic finish mac 20 inch.
I have tried an old keyboard off an emac which seems to work?? weird.

semaja2
17th April 2009, 11:38 PM
I thought only USB worked on intels?