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  1. #1


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    Specs:
    Macbook mid 2007 10.6.3
    Angry Macbook 2007 Boot Problems
    ran check and hard drive ok
    Syntax error near unexpected token "newline"
    sudoers mode 0664 should be 0440
    segmentation fault
    configuration daemon not available

    Library /startup items failed security check group writeable
    System/Library/Startup Items failed group writeable
    and not GID 0
    Error (26)

    Can power/option and boot to new install but get spinning wheel for about 5min
    then i get desktop but no text of any kind. Have cursor

    Cant get anything from holding "C"
    Cant safe boot

    Only single user start up

  2. #2


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    What OS X version?
    Did you have permissions problems before this issue?

    This will run permissions repair from commandline (single user):
    diskutil repairPermissions /

  3. #3


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    Specs:
    Macbook mid 2007 10.6.3
    had to order snow leopard 10.6.3
    not sure what was on there b4 as i got this from a friend

    only used 1 day and worked fine but i do remember going into permissions so Im
    sure I changed something

    where do i go to type this command? I cant get to anything?

  4. #4


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    Macbook mid 2007 10.6.3
    sorry I just saw single user command line

  5. #5


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    Macbook mid 2007 10.6.3
    What does it mean when the graphics for desktop come up but no icons or text?
    Is the OS on there already?

  6. #6


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    Macbook mid 2007 10.6.3
    Cant run this command as it says

    Unable to use DiskManagement frameworkas DiskArbitration framework being unavailable in due to being booted in single user mode???????

  7. #7


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    Those are interesting questions that I don't know the answer to...
    (I'm not going to experiment in Single User - sorry)

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