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screamingFit Apr 24, 2001 12:37 PM
Booting from OS9 CD - disable extensions?
I have a friend with a G4 400 AGP and 9.1. Weirdest problem, but it will no longer boot, the flashing question mark/folder just comes up. I had him boot with the CD and he gets an "Error Type 10 - try disabling some extensions and try again". This is strange! How do you disable extensions on a CD? I had him try holding down option at power on and zap the PRAM with no success with either. Anyone have a clue?

-s'fit
 
Proteous Apr 26, 2001 01:19 PM
It sounds like your friend might have some bad RAM. If he has multiple pieces in his machine, try swaping out the some of it and see if it boot correctly.

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Cipher13 Apr 26, 2001 01:39 PM
Zap the PRAM too - hit the CUDA switch inside the G4, or take out the PRAM battery. Near the lower PCI slot. Can't miss it.


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screamingFit Apr 26, 2001 02:10 PM
Had him reseat the RAM, hit the CUDA and pull the battery. One of those things (or all), did the trick. Thanks for the help!

-s'fit
 
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