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Launch Startup Manager Automatically
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Warhaven
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Nov 7, 2011, 04:45 PM
 
Hey Folks,

Anybody know if it's possible to have Startup Manager launch automatically on boot without having to hold the option key down?
     
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Nov 9, 2011, 02:05 PM
 
That would require a change to the machine's firmware. What exactly do you want to be able to do?

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Nov 9, 2011, 02:19 PM
 
Yeah, I don't think that's possible because Apple doesn't provide a command line interface to EFI. A setting like that could have been possible with OpenFirmware on Power Macs because there was an OpenFirmware command line.

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