Thread: Defaulting Boot partitions
09-12-2008, 02:25 PM #1
Defaulting Boot partitions
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- Sep 12, 2008
I've been trying to do multi-boot on my new imac and so far it's been going alright.
I've been trying to install a stripped down version of windows xp (and later maybe a version of linux.) So far Windows hasn't been able to boot because of an unrecognized driver issue, but that is something I can figure out on my own.
But I would like to know how to make Leopard the default booting partition. Right now, when my computer is booted up, it automatically goes and shows me a few lines of code and tells me Windows could now boot ( Meaning it's defaulting to the Windows partition --and not the leopard partition which is what I want.
So far I've had to hold down the option key on startup to choose the leopard partiton manually.
Is there a way to default the leopard partition on startup? &/ or is there a boot application that allows you to choose which operating system/HD partiton you want without holding option down?
thank you if anyone can chime in!
09-12-2008, 03:43 PM #2
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- Jan 23, 2008
- Keller, Texas
- Late 2013 27" iMac, iPad 3, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, 3 iPods, Sierra
System Preferences -> System -> Startup Disk.
Choose your Macintosh HD.
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