Re: EVERYONE HELP ME!!! PLEASE!!!
On Dec 18 2002, Alessander de Souza Goulart wrote:
> I need a gun... I need put end in my life!!!!
> My fantastic PowerBook G4-667Mhz (Titanium), has die... It's play
> initial "boing", search everything in DVDROM drive and stop.
> Everyone has passed for this?
Wow, that's not exactly good, especially since one of these
machines costs here in Brazil the same as a third of a small
Anyway, can you enter OpenFirmware (Cmd-Option-O-F, right
after the initial chime)? If yes, then the problem might not
be with the LCD (one possibility). If that doesn't help, you
could try to reset the NVRAM (Cmd-Option-P-R). Another thing
you could do is to try to boot from a CD (like Debian's or
MacOS X). Yet another thing to do would be to try to boot the
machine with Option pressed. This should give you a graphical
bootloader which would help in recognizing if the hardware is
working or not and if the problem is just with software.
Since your machine is relatively recent, it might still be
covered by the warranty, if it was purchased here and not
Thankfully, my iBook was purchased this year and has survived
up to now. But as I am a quite conservative guy, I don't
expose it to any abuses.
Hope this helps, Roger...
Rogério Brito - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito