For some reason El Capitan doesn't boot. I've tried reinstalling from Recovery and nothing happened. The disk checked is ok.

I can use the cmd+s or Terminal. Here is the verbose boot:

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  • A new one added. Sorry
    – vicgilbcn
    Feb 18, 2016 at 14:32
  • Still bad quality.
    – klanomath
    Feb 18, 2016 at 14:33

1 Answer 1


It looks like your hard drive has been corrupted somehow. Use Internet Recovery (Command+Option+R while booting) to recover/restore your machine.

You do back ups, right?

More than likely, your drive has failed. Based on what I was able to make out in the (blurry) picture, the error BSD root: disk0s2, major 1, minor 2 is very similar to this post:

OSX system and installation disk won't boot

I have personally experienced (just last week, actually) a similar situation and it too was a HDD failure.

You can also try running this command from the command line to get the SMART Status of your drive:

diskutil info disk0 | grep SMART

If you get anything other than Verified, your drive is failing; it's time to replace.

  • No I don't :-( . But why the disk utility says it's ok. ? I can also access to the vol through command line
    – vicgilbcn
    Feb 18, 2016 at 14:30
  • Are you accessing the normal partition or the recovery partition through Terminal? I would bet you are accessing the recovery partition. It would be more helpful if you post a clearer picture of your screen.
    – Allan
    Feb 18, 2016 at 15:03
  • I forgot to ask...Which MBP (year and specs) do you have?
    – Allan
    Feb 18, 2016 at 15:10

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