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real May 29, 2001 07:38 AM
COULDN't boot from CD need advice
I couldn't boot from my system CD And I had to reinstall the system, So I copied over the system folder to another drive then restarted from that trashed and installed over that but I didn't start up from a CD is that a horriblre thing. I couldn't for the lif of me boot from the CD. everything seems to be running fine. Just checking if that was an ok way to work around the problem.
thanks mike
ps it not the cd it mounts when i put in the CD but just can't boot. It seems that lots of people are have this trouble. please help I would like to avoid this later on in life. Biege G3.
Cipher13 May 29, 2001 07:52 AM
Tell us about the system disc. What is it? Software restore? Install? OS9 CD? OS9.1 CD? We need more info... tell us more about your computer.

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real May 29, 2001 08:05 AM
it the 9.0 install CD i dont know its weird. I start up with the c key down but nothing happens then the CD tray opening nothing eveytime. how about the way i worked around it will that work ok it seem fine now but I dont know
thanks for the help

making the impossible
capone May 29, 2001 03:36 PM
It should work fine

don worry about it


G4/400 448 30,10 Rage128, Radeon
Performa 6116CD/60/700
Quadra AV
LC 575
Apple IIgs

And that not all
cube-dude May 29, 2001 09:32 PM
Transfering into Mac OS forum
oscar May 29, 2001 10:37 PM
try holding C on boot, if that doesnt work, try holding option when you boot, if all else fails, zap the pram, and try the above mentioned idea's
Good Luck
SunSeeker May 30, 2001 07:17 AM
Have you installed acdrw or dvd drive, some of those (mine ) are not bootable

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