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I'm trying to install OSX on VMWare. It installs fine, but when it boots it gets stuck on the Apple logo with the spinner spinning.
Any fix for that?
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Well boot it with -v and tell me where it gets stuck. If i had to guess its waiting for the root device meaning that you have your vmWare hdd's improperly set up.
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You could also try: -v GraphicsEnabler=No. Also, are you using the GUID partition table? And I found it helps to turn off ALL other drives/storage devices.

EDIT: Or -v -x cpus=1 GraphicsEnabler=No PCIRootUID=1 That will boot into safe mode and has fixes for a lot of other things too.
    
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It's just loading up to the Apple logo it's not giving me a chance to choose boot options. And if I use the DVD for F8 boot options then the installer runs.
Edited by __Pat__ - 6/7/11 at 11:23am
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From what I can remember all you have to do is hold Option or maybe Control+Option upon boot to be able to enter the commands.
    
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Unfortunately as what you are asking is against numerous eula's, therefore against the OCN TOS, this thread is closed.
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