Thread: Boot Menu List
06-15-2012, 10:11 AM #1
Boot Menu List
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- May 05, 2009
- MacBook Pro with Retina Display: Core i7 2.3GHz, 16GB, 256GB, Mountain Lion
I am a technician, and I have never tested this. What I am trying to do is purchase a large Hard Drive or 2 and use them for setting up and configuring macs, as well as to troubleshoot. I would like to purchase something very large and put as many images on it as I can.
The Question I have is what is the limit on number of boot volumes in the Boot Menu when you hold alt/option during startup. if there is no know limit, would at least 20 be possible?
06-15-2012, 02:21 PM #2
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- Jan 23, 2008
- Fort Worth, Texas
- 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
I don't know what the limit is, but it might be better to use a free boot manager program instead. Take a look at rEFIt, it's open source. It's somewhat difficult to get working right but once it's setup it's much easier than using option to choose which OS to boot from.
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