If you google this stuff you will discover that there is an app for it. You can adjust the partitioning layout scheme here. This is behavior controlled by the Apple servers and you will not be able to change the Internet recovery re-install image unless Apple decides too. CleanMyMac X can also run diagnostics without entering either Mac Recovery Mode, meaning you can fix operating issues before you need to initiate a full reinstall. This can be frustrating in certain circumstances. What is Mac Recovery Mode? Please follow the steps below. So you have posted a process that is completely unnecessary, then used an intentionally misleading argument to justify why anyone would want to do this.
Take the back up of your data before you proceed for re-installation. If you are using a Bluetooth keyboard, try using a wired keyboard if possible. So it doesn't have to be on the beta, as you say, just on a system that has the beta configuration utility installed. But apple provided a reason - so I didn't need to. As many have pointed out, it appears that the recovery contents are not universal and instead customized for the specific hardware, so recreating it from the official tools is much preferred unless you wish to test well and are saving time by automating tens or hundreds of macs and can control for hardware differences in your process. It is another handy recovery tool.
How to check if your Mac has a recovery partition If your Mac does not have the recovery partition, do not worry as there are options available to restore it. So you have posted a process that is completely unnecessary, then used an intentionally misleading argument to justify why anyone would want to do this. If one drive dies, your data is still available elsewhere. This has the additional benefit of updating the recovery partition with the most recent data, too. How to access Internet Recovery Mode 1. One is to just run the full installer even if the system has already been updated.
You can only see it from the command line with a direct command, diskutil list or enabling the debug menu in Disk Utility. See if you have one of those. It can be safely ignored! Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums. One is to just run the full installer even if the system has already been updated. There are already 2 methods available to everyone, namely the lion method in my first post, and secondly to run the full installer of 10.
Get to improve the longterm performance of your Mac! The screen will then show the image of a globe again, as well as a status bar. It might be possible to clone this partition, but I haven't tried. Be careful while entering the command as it may cause severe damage to your computer or files if executed incorrectly. I need to delve into this - what does the partition look like? Though, this is a convenient method but it may take ages to download the essential recovery software to boot from internet if you are connected to a slow internet plan or you do not have an internet access at all. You can then mount that disk image file and write files into it.
When the clone is completed you have a fully bootable Lion installer that you can use without having to re-download Lion. Re-running the Lion installer will create a workable recovery partition. As soon as you hear the startup chime, hold Command? To be clear - on a normal mac, the recovery partition is hidden in both the Startup Disk system preference and the Disk Utility. However, to repair BootCamp partition on Mac hard drive you need to run Disk Utility, regardless of the Operating system installed on the particular partition. Additionally, you can also use a third party Apple script like or , to create the missing or deleted recovery partition.
After running the tool, I was able to enable FileVault 2 which previously refused to activate because my machine was missing a recovery partition. If apple didn't want you to update the recovery partition they wouldn't continue to allow the method I posted to work. In fact apple have released such an update for sierra for developers, so clearly apple do see a need for the recovery partition to be updated. You know exactly what my point is and you are talking all around it because you know you intentionally made a misleading comment. That's a start, cmd-R should work unless there's corruption.
To use Verbose Mode, reboot your Mac and press and hold the Command and V keys simultaneously as soon as you hear the Mac startup chime. Some more detail can be found. I don't know what the underlying cause of the crash was, I probably never will, but I do know I am grateful for forums like this where I've spent seemingly countless hours over the past week or so because without the information I've gleaned here my 3 year old iMac would most likely have become a lawn ornament. My iMac returned to life just yesterday morning after numerous failed attempts to bring it back and only after a clean install of 10. Keep holding the keys until your Mac reboots itself and you hear the startup chime a second time.