This morning my brother’s iMac gave some boot issues. The resolution to the issue was to drop into a terminal, rename the mrb_cache directory and reboot.
Steps to Resolution
When booting, the loading bar got stuck as seen below:
Starting to investigate, he ran
cmd+s to logon to single user mode, and he noticed the error: crashed: opendlrectoryd. Toomay corpses being crashed, as seen from the screenshot below:
After some troubleshooting he had to hard reboot his mac, hit
cmd+r repeatedly until he loaded his mac into recovery mode:
From thereon, from the top dropdown select Utilities -> Terminal, change into the directory where the cache folder needs to be moved:
List to see if the cache directory is present:
Rename the cache directory:
Once that is done, reboot:
If you experienced the similar issue, you should be able to see the login screen after successful boot.
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