I have so far installed Mavericks on 2 iMacs, a MBA and an old Macbook Pro 2008.

But I cannot installed it on my mid 2011 macmini Server !

It won't install from the current OS, it complains "Mavericks cannot be installed on this computer"

I am ready to wipe the entire system to start with a clean install. So I have prepared a bootable 8 Gb USB key which I have successfully created with the following command:

sudo /Applications/Install OS X Mavericks.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install OS X Mavericks.app --nointeraction

 

It boots, but fails and then boot back to the current system.

I've been able to record the fast message appearing on the screen, here is an image of the movie:

 

 

mavericks won't install

 

Any hint ? I cannot find any solution on the web.

Worth mentionning, I have not any RAID installation, the first disk is the system, the second the the Time Machine backup.

 

Thank you


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