Operating System won’t bootEstimated Reading Time: < 1 Minute
If the hardware appears to be ok, here are some steps to try to resolve OS problems:
- Hold down the shift key while booting the computer; this is similar to Windows Safe Mode boot.
- Try booting into single-user mode:
- Hold down Command-S while booting the computer
- type in: "fsck -fy"
- type in: "mount -uw"
- type in: "chown root:admin /"
- type in: "reboot"