0
votes
4answers
2k views

How do I prevent a partition on the hard drive from auto-mounting on boot?

I've tried this: Having the UUID for the volume (seen on disk utilities) to hide during the mount process, from an admin account edit the /etc/fstab file: sudo pico /etc/fstab/ Add a line with ...
0
votes
0answers
422 views

Mac OS X Lion: every time I shutdown or restart my lap…chrome and textmate open?

Every time I turn on or restart Mac OS X Lion...chrome and textmate open. Even if I uncheck "Reopen windows when logging back in" before shutdown or restart. Chrome and textmate do not appear on ...
0
votes
1answer
964 views

Mac OSX 10.7 - Startup Program for all Users

Is there away in OSX to have a program launched for each user at login. This mac is connected to our domain so there is no way to know which accounts will be used on this mac in advance.
2
votes
0answers
317 views

How to allow root user to start up under FileVault 2 in Lion?

I just enabled Whole-Disk Encryption (under the name FileVault 2) in Mac OS X Lion. In the setup process, I was asked to select the users whose passwords can unlock the startup disk. I have the root ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Prevent Mac From Reloading Apps After Restart

I had to power cycle my Macbook Pro by holding down the power button after it locked up. When it restarted, it reloaded all the apps that I had been running before, which took a long time and was ...
1
vote
1answer
506 views

Macbook pro reboots during the first boot process

My 2011 MBP has developed an annoying habit of rebooting during each first attempt to start it up. I've enabled FileVault, so once I've typed in my password, it will get to the spinning grey icon and ...