Jump to content
Welcome to InsanelyMac Forum

Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! This message will be removed once you have signed in.

  • Announcements

    • Allan

      Forum Rules   04/13/2018

      Hello folks! As some things are being fixed, we'll keep you updated. Per hour the Forum Rules don't have a dedicated "Tab", so here is the place that we have our Rules back. New Users Lounge > [READ] - InsanelyMac Forum Rules - The InsanelyMac Staff Team. 
Sign in to follow this  
forch

Toshiba A600 series (maybe others)

5 posts in this topic

Recommended Posts

I noticed some behavior problems with my Toshiba A660-11M and I'm starting this thread for other

Toshiba owners (A600 or other series) to confirm this.

 

I'm unable to boot from HDD / USB with any bootloader (most bootloaders use the chameleon boot, boot1h, boot0 files)

 

An attempt to boot from the HDD / USB returns to the boot screen (message below "boot failed"). The HDD or USB boots from other laptops (bootloaders are working, not that I ever doubted it).

 

I'm able to boot from the CD/DVD drive or a USB-CD/DVD drive (and that's about it :D ).

 

Can anyone confirm this?

 

Cheers.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
a660 149

same problem

 

Yer, the iPortable Bootfix solves booting from USB, don't forget to tell us Stuart .. cause I think were the only people on earth with these laptops :unsure:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can confirm it is impossible to boot off any bootloader (I have the Toshiba A665), but if you double boot with windows (and use windows bootloader) then you run it from another partition without the need of usb.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.



×