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OS X Lion 10.7.3 boot problem

  1. Jun 4, 2012 #1
    Why does my Lion 10.7.3 boot fail at "still waiting for a root device" ? :frown:
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  3. Jun 4, 2012 #2


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  4. Jun 4, 2012 #3
    Thank you, this happens after I installed and updated iTune yesterday. Now the boot process stops while the OS is being loaded and I am so confused.
    [edit]I am installing it on my VMware by the way
  5. Jun 4, 2012 #4


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    Are there multiple "hard drives" in this environment? If so, it's possible that the logical drive number was changed. When booting on a real system instead of via VMWare, the logical drive numbers are assigned in the BIOS, and can be changed by changing device and/or boot order of the hard drives.
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