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Force fsck on headless servers and remote macs
Authored by: bitwise on Aug 18, '10 01:57:31PM

Couple additional points. In my experience a safe boot disables airport/wireless. So if this is how the remote mac connects, it will no longer be accessible. If you need/wish to reset this nvram variable while at the machine without using terminal, I believe a zap of the pram will do the trick.



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Force fsck on headless servers and remote macs
Authored by: pglock on Aug 26, '10 06:18:12AM

Interesting point about airport. From my experience all of the macbook and macbook pro laptops we have will boot up with airport working. I seem to remember some iBooks being a bit problematical, but we don't have any in the network any more.

Reading some of the other comments, I like the idea of saving the results of fsck (the command that's one typo away from being rude) for later analysis.

I'm a little surprised that there isn't a more elegant way of doing this in ARD, including a way of capturing a log of the results.

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