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OSX Boot flags

Well, this is a list of common boot flags for chameleon based bootloaders, I always forget them, so decided to put it here for “once and for all”… feel free to add more flags in comments if you like 🙂

-x  safe boot
-v  boot in verbose mode, to see actual error or kernel panic error
-f   – reload all kext and dump the boot config cache
-s  – single user

If you enter some extra boot flags into org.Chameleon.boot.plist, but they’re messing up your Hackintosh’s bootloader, enter the -F boot flag to ignore them.

Forces Mac OS X to boot into 64-bit mode.

System loads in 32 bit mode while running on 64 bit version of Os X.

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