[rescue] Odd Mac startup problem
mroos at linux.ee
Sun May 2 04:08:21 CDT 2004
> month and I cannot for the life of me find the cause. Power it on, all
> the appropriate indicator lights come on, the hard drive spins up
> (actually, now, both hard drives spin up), but it doesn't boot. Zip,
> nada, no sad mac, not even a vertical-blank signal to the monitor -- it
> just sits there. Shut it off and immediately power it back on again,
> and on the second try, it boots flawlessly every time.
Same here with a Powermac 7300/166 upgraded to LittleJoe G3 card. Using
9G 10K rpm disk.
The battery trick would be worth trying.
Meelis Roos (mroos at linux.ee)
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