[rescue] Bondi-ng

Mark md.benson at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 13:15:02 CDT 2007

On 23 Jul 2007, at 17:39, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 05:28:05PM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> When I rescued an old 400MHz G3, I had to go through several  
>> stages of
>> different OS installs and firmware upgrades before I could get it  
>> into a
>> state where it would recognise non-Apple disks and DVD drives in  
>> order for
>> me to wave Tiger past it. So you will certainly be wanting to do  
>> much the
>> same (but without less pain as yours can already boot into OS X.)
> At that speed it's probably a revision 1 Blue and White G3...have a  
> bad IDE controller chip

My B&W 400 is a Rev. 2, just as a FYI, but also FYI, I've had a Rev 1  
400 and a rev 2 400. The 400 was the top Rev. 1 model and the mid- 
range Rev. 2 model. The only sure-fire was to ID them is the IDE  
controller chip part number.

Mark Benson

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