10.6.8 SRV won't boot.... launchctl please convert the following to launchd /etc/mach_init.d/dashboardadvisoryd.plist

I have MacPro 2008 with SL Server 10.6.8... SUS, NetBoot, VPN.
I installed last Security Update yesterday and now it wont boot... Spinning gear spins endlessly. I had the same problem couple of months ago (10.6.8 SRV on a MacMini) and I just reinstalled the whole thing but now I don't have the time to do it, plus, I would really like to solve the problem.
Safe boot does not help, Disk repair is not helping and fixing the disk structure/file system with Disk Warrior is not helping...
I would really appreciate  any help or advice.

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Any RAID controller(s) involved?
Do the hardware diagnostics report any errors?
Any third-party devices installed within the Mac Pro system?
Anything in the startup logs?  (Might have to use target disk mode to get at those...)
WAG: Tried resetting the SMC?
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