I just installed the quicktime 7.4.5 and itunes 7.6.2 on my G4 Digital Audio and now I get the kernel panic screen. When I boot up holding down the option key I get a choice of my OS X and OS 9 hard drives and the Disk Warrior CD but the only command that works is Enter which boots up the highlighted disk which brings up the multi-language "Hosed" screen again. Stuck in kernel panic land.<br><br>GBR (OFI)
Additional info: OS 10.3<br><br>I hold the C key down to boot from the Disk Warrior disk and only get to the grey apple screen with the rotating circle.<br><br>I'll try the Tech Tool CD I have next, then if that doesn't work I'll have to work on it tomorrow when I can bring my OS install disks.<br><br>GBR (OFI)
Loc: Pinellas Park, Florida
Hmmm. No problems here other than I could not Restart, Shutdown, Logout from the Apple Menu after the install. Did a hard shutdown with the power button and then restarted. Seems fine now. Shrug.<br><br>[Edit]PowerMac G4 Sawtooth (1.2 GHz CPU) and 10.5.2<br><br><P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by MacBozo on 04/03/08 08:53 PM (server time).</EM></FONT></P>
There have been a variety of weird reports on MacRumors--probably a vocal minority, but a perceptibly larger minority than usual, it strikes me. Enough to keep me away from this update for a while.<br><br>(I know some of the stink is because FrontRow no longer has to launch iTunes, it plays music by itself. Which is actually an improvement I've been wishing for myself. I can see both sides though.)<br><br>nagr[color:red]o</font color=red>mme<br><br>I require stroyent!<br>TeamMacOSX.com | MacClan.net
Booting off any sort of diagnostic CD gets tougher and tougher in OS X. Must be hard to squeeze an operational OS onto a 650 MB CD. My DW CD can take over five minutes to get going. But I usually boot from an external 2.5" hard drive to run diagnostics anyway so it's not that big of a problem.<br><br>
"Must be hard to squeeze an operational OS onto a 650 MB CD"<br><br>Absolutely - We've had that discussion in here, about how to trim Leo to fit a regular, old dvd. It ain't easy. <br><br>I used to be able to go out with a wallet of cd's and dvd's to do stuff for folks. Anymore, i find it pretty necessary to just take the lappy and go right to target. <br><br><br>The Bill of Rights doesn't grant us our rights, it merely enumerates them.
The Bill of Rights doesn't grant us our rights, it merely enumerates them.
I'm not sure what happened to cause the problem, but my OS X hard drive doesn't show up as an available disk to install or as an available boot disk when I go to select a Startup Disk. So I've booted up in OS 9 and since the OS X partition shows up there, I'm in the process of saving files I need to keep before I reinstall Mac OS X or replace the hard drive, depending on what condition I ultimately find the hard drive is in. The important thing I need to get a copy of is my email. I'm wondering what the best way will be to do that. I don't know that I have any choice but to copy the files to another location and then place them in a newly installed email on another drive. It's Mozilla Thunderbird so I think all I need to do is go to the Thunderbird folder in User/Library and copying that will get it all.<br><br>GBR (OFI)
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