- Jul 05, 2013 'Still waiting for root device' by jnojr » 5. Jul 2013, 19:40. I created a VM for 'Mac OS X' and booted it with the Leopard DVD. Result: Screen Shot 2013-07-05 at.
- Topic says it.can't install due to 'still waiting for root device'. I've taken a Mac OS X 10.6 Server DVD, created a cdr image of it in OS X (due to the fact that the DVD is dual layer, and the Windows machine here has only a single layer DVD), and attached it to IDE Primary.
- Unable to boot, 'Still Waiting For Root Device' HELP. I recently upgraded my build to dual E5-2670 on a Gigabyte GA-7PESH-2 board. I decided to try to hackintosh it for the time being (while I wait for more parts to arrive), and if it is relatively stable, keep it that way.
Download the lord of the rings for mac. The Mac Mini's HD will be mounted as an external HD in the non-corrupted computer. Find and save your valuable data. Afterwards, making a Clean Install is the usual and fastest way of solving this issue. “Still waiting for root device” on a macbook pro mid 2009 with osx 10.11.6. After installing OS X 10.4.6 native with VMware with any of the method listed in the installation guides, the first boot was OK, configure the OSX with keyboard, personal info, etc.But when you turn it off and on again, it freezes in the holy 'Still waiting for root device'.
Been wrestling with this issue for a few days now - The host unit is an iMac6,1 (Late 2006)
, OS X 10.6.8
installed, running VirtualBox v4.3.8 r92456
. The install media is a known-good bootable disk image of 10.6.8 on an external HDD which we use to image other Macs on a daily basis.
I've tried this with a VB profile for both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Snow Leopard, using all default settings, both of which exhibit the same symptoms: The profile fires up and looks like it's attempting to launch, then hangs indefinitely, repeating the same message 'Still waiting for root device'
every ~30 seconds or so. Screenshot for reference:
Mac Os X Still Wait For Root Devices
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I've Googled the issue and ran across a similar previous post, wherein the consensus seemed to be that this error appears when the host unit is unable to natively support the OS you're trying to install on the VM. Except in this case, the host unit can support 10.4.7 > 10.7.5..
Mac Os X Install Still Waiting For Root Device
Mac Os X Still Wait For Root Device List
Any foresight or suggestions would be appreciated!