[rescue] Rescued iMacs looking for input on repair

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Wed May 5 09:35:18 CDT 2004

On May 5, 2004, at 10:10 AM, Steve Hatle wrote:

> On 5/5/04 9:00 AM, "Thomas Gallaway" wrote:
>> Now the third imac a 333mhz one is weird. When I plug it in it poweres
>> up and then off right away. All within 1 second. I can see the tube
>> power up shortly too. I figured I might need to either try to zap the
>> PMU, replace the battery or replace the down converter module.
>> Any input would be helpfull.
> I believe I saw this issue when I was nosing around trying to figure  
> out how
> to resurrect my DV 400. IIRC, this can be symptomatic of either a  
> failed
> firmware update, or installing Panther without updating firmware first.


This is all within 1 second.

Firmware doesn't boot within the first second.

Failed firmware would yield a solid grey screen most likely.


and remember: a CRAY is the only computer
that runs an endless loop in just four hours ...  --Snarfed from a forum

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