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How do I use a boot flag like "-x" with Clover?

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When I boot from the USB stick, once the Clover boot loader comes up, I don't see any place to type the boot flag like I do with Chimera.

What am I missing?

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Len
 
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When I boot from the USB stick, once the Clover boot loader comes up, I don't see any place to type the boot flag like I do with Chimera.

What am I missing?

Thanks
Len
Once you get to the Clover screen, you can do one of two things:
(1) Hit spacebar and select one of the options for booting OS X (safe, verbose, no cache, etc); or
(2) Select Options and add '-x' under 'Boot Args'.

Good Luck,
-bth
 
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Once you get to the Clover screen, you can do one of two things:
(1) Hit spacebar and select one of the options for booting OS X (safe, verbose, no cache, etc); or
(2) Select Options and add '-x' under 'Boot Args'.

Good Luck,
-bth
OK, I did that, but I still can't make it to the install screen.
It loads the bar to about 40%, then switches to the next screen, where the beach ball starts spinning and that is it. I have to reboot.

In Chimera, when I add the boot flag -x it would solve that issue and get me to the install screen.

Any ideas?

Thanks!
Len
 
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OK, I did that, but I still can't make it to the install screen.
It loads the bar to about 40%, then switches to the next screen, where the beach ball starts spinning and that is it. I have to reboot.

In Chimera, when I add the boot flag -x it would solve that issue and get me to the install screen.

Any ideas?

Thanks!
Len
Boot in verbose mode (-v or select it from Clover Options) and see where it hangs up.

-bth
 
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I know this is a old post but I was looking for info on this an found that if you select the osx install icon and press space it gives you a bunch of options like booting in safe mode.
 
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Yeah me too. Never too late to lend a helping hand. Thanks very much.
 
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