overdue-scratch

Author Topic: Safe mode -x  (Read 1283 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

tobnukem

  • Entrant
  • Posts: 1
Safe mode -x
« on: August 24, 2011, 01:10:02 PM »
I'm a newbie and tried to boot my newly setup hackintosh. It resulted in a white screen and I only saw a black cursor. When I used "-x" at boot, Lion worked fine. I read in the documentation about that x-Flag. But what does the safe mode flag do and how can I figure out what is wrong in standard mode?

Found that notice in documentation: "Type -x to start up in safe mode, which ignores all cached driver files". So how can I find out which driver file is the one which is not working?
« Last Edit: August 24, 2011, 06:11:15 PM by tobnukem »

Gringo Vermelho

  • Forum Moderator
  • Posts: 611
  • The gray monster energy hat
Re: Safe mode -x
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2011, 07:47:23 PM »
Sorry, we can't offer general Hackintosh support here. Visit the ProjectOSX or InsanelyMac forums.

Sounds like it could be a video driver problem.
10.9.5 - ASUS P8Z77-V Pro - i5 3570K - GTX 660 - Chameleon 2.3 svn-r2xxx
How to...
Install Chameleon: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,649
Make your own Chameleon boot CD: http://forum.voodooprojects.org/index.php/topic,484.msg2131.html#msg2131