Classic mac fun (and some questions) (continued...)
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Sun Jun 14 21:21:45 CDT 2009
Cameron Kaiser wrote:
>>> Ugh. Are you sure the CD is good? Things that also occur to me is a problem
>>> with the controller.
>> I got it from ebay. It's not perfect, but I don't see why it shouldn't work.
>> What should be happening here? Should the machine detect and just
>> boot off the cd-rom? Or do I have to do anything different than just
>> turn it on?
> It should 'just boot' into the Installer. The Happy Mac you briefly get
> indicates that the Mac can see the disc, and the System Folder on it, so
> the CD-ROM is undoubtedly working. I'm still thinking about RAM being a
> problem, mind you, but your unit may just be plain broken if it's throwing
> bus errors.
Or the terminator is bad, or if it's external, he's using an Iomega
25->50-pin "SCSI" cable....
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