It would be much easier if the log contained entries detailing the loading of extensions. Instead, there are long gaps. This explores how you can use those in diagnosing problems.
Use the log show command, Ulbow or Consolation to browse your M1 Mac booting, and they can fail to show tens of thousands of log entries. How to work around this bug in 11.1.
There’s no SMC, so you can’t reset it. Although there’s still NVRAM (PRAM), that can’t be reset either: full details of both for M1 models.
From Startup Manager to Internet Recovery on Intel Macs, and how to engage each of those in an M1 Mac. With comprehensive diagrams.
When does an M1 Mac validate its Sealed System Volume? Who designed its display interface? How soon does Find My Mac launch? So many answers found in the log.
M1 Macs don’t use that warren of startup key combinations, but a logical structure of choices, mostly when starting up in Recovery Mode. Here are the full details.
CTS now schedules many important services, including syncing Calendar, Contacts, Messages, running weekly firmware checks with eficheck, and more.
CTS scheduling and dispatch of background tasks has no user interface, and no controls. How can you tell that there’s a problem, and what to do about it?
You press the Power button, but don’t see the normal login window. How to interpret your Mac’s different screens, and what to do about them.
The fine line between precision and obscurity examined in the Finder, against Apple’s Style Guide, and its accuracy. And what does HD stand for?