Start up from your Mac OS X Install Disc and erase the Mac OS X startup disk using Disk Utility. Computer Technical Help Programming All times are GMT -4. All rights reserved. Jun 1 17:46:24 localhost OSInstaller: Memory statistics for 'Install Mac OS X' pane: Jun 1 17:46:24 localhost OSInstaller: Physical Memory Allocation: 521 MB wired, 7 MB trapped, http://edvinfo.com/mac-os/mac-os-x-install-disc-1.html
Thanks.Jesse : If it's under warranty, then definitely take it to your local Apple Store's Genius Bar, or send it in because they'll give you a new drive at no cost. Then proceed to install. I'd just like to thank you guys for any help you offered. McSimmons Find More Posts by F. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2442900?tstart=0
Detailed instructions for zeroing drives or volumes can also be found in the "Zeroing Volumes" chapter of our book Troubleshooting Mac OS X. I have erased the operating system and have tried to re-install using the original disk without success. Share this conversation Expert: Jesse replied4 years ago. Error: The underlying task reported failure on exit.
I'm trying to do a erase and install if that matters, so if there's any full proof methods, I'd appreciate any help you can offer. I get message "the mail server 10/18/2016 10/18/2016 Ashik Oh wow. It's saying "Writing zeros to disk. Have you formatted and partitioned the HDD properly with Disk Utility?
Start up from your Mac OS X Install Disc: 1.1.1. My Hack #3 - Simple as Pie P8Z77-V PRO| i5 3570K| GeForce GTX 560 My Hack #2 - Box from Hell ASrock-x58 X58 Board| i7 Other| GeForce 9500 GT My Hack Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by baltwo, baltwo May 28, 2010 11:18 AM in response to Chris Chan HK Level 9 (62,256 points) May 28, 2010 11:18 AM I googled it, some said erase the hdd, re-format it, etc.I try them all, but none was helpful.
Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Chris Chan HK, Chris Chan HK May 29, 2010 10:41 AM in response to The hatter Level 1 (0 points) May 29, http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/250848-help-osinstaller-hang-on-error-writing-cache-failed-to-enumerate/ Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Get a Professional Answer Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.Ask follow up questions if you need to. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee Rate the answer you receive. The installation DVD has perfect surface, I believe it is unlikely to be a damaged one.The problem of the new hdd is that it is sometimes not recongized by the machine.
This practice should significantly minimize the potential for data loss to new data or changes to existing data since the last backup was performed. Then proceed to install. Close Community Etiquette Job Board User Groups Device Reuse Program All contents © copyright 2002-Thu Oct 20 03:47:05 CDT 2016 Jamf. You will find a wealth of additional advice for preventing or resolving Mac OS X problems in Dr.
This helps ensure that you won't be able to store any important data on a questionable section of the hard drive. If disk problems prohibit creating a new backup, attempt to recover data from the disk using the advice in our "Data Recovery" FAQ. 2. Grind, grind, grind, grind, pause. this contact form I suggest running the Apple Hardware Test and check everything out thoroughly.
The Security Options sheet will disappear. The drive's name will eventually appear on the desktop, so it's a good idea to choose something that's descriptive, or at least more interesting than "Untitled." Select a volume format to However, note that while this procedure may address bad sectors currently on the disk, additional bad sectors may develop in the future.
Restart your Mac using either of the following methods: Select Restart in the Apple menu. If my iMac goes to sleep, most 10/18/2016 10/18/2016 Ashik I have an i phone. I tried to install it many many times. Then Failed to download package from file://localhost/System/Installation/Packages/Essentialspkg and no alternate source., Install failed: The installer could not copy the necessary support files.Jesse : And you used Disk Utility to completely erase
During the test, Disk Utility will map out any bad sections it finds on the drive's platters so they can't be used. You'll need the original gray install discs that shipped with that computer originally. BTW… when you say you erased and repartitioned the drive, I assume you did that while booted from the DVD? Support Apple Support Communities Shop the Apple Online Store (1-800-MY-APPLE), visit an Apple Retail Store, or find a reseller.
All replies Helpful answers by baltwo, baltwo May 27, 2010 6:49 PM in response to Chris Chan HK Level 9 (62,256 points) May 27, 2010 6:49 PM in response to Chris Insert your Mac OS X Install Disc into your Mac's optical drive. 1.1.2. It will need to be repaired per the instructions posted by cvgs or you can try obtaining a new installer from the Mac App Store, which will have the new certificate Have the affected hard drive replaced. 2.
Defective or failing hard drives. Perform cache cleaning This step will clean potentially corrupted System and User cache files, which can cause a variety of problems in Mac OS X. 4.1.