|Jun 6, 2008, 02:33 PM||#1|
:rolleyes: once again... POWERBOOK G4 STARTUP PROBLEMS!
I shut it down last night and tried to turn it on today, but to no avail.
The only signs of life I get is the hard drive quitely hums when I start it up and the green caps lock light works.
I get no chime, no screen activity and as far as I can hear with my ear pressed up to the case, no hard drive activity except for the platter spinning. (no clicks or ticks)
In an attempt to fix this problem i have performed the following steps
-reset power PRAM, and NVRAM
-reset Power manager
-disconnected all usb/firewire/ext devices
-tried starting in target disk mode
-tried booting from CD.
help me obi-won, you're my only hope.
|Jun 6, 2008, 02:39 PM||#2|
If it doesn't pass the POS test, power on self test (piece of test)... startup chime indicates passed, it looks like you have some logic board problems.
MacBook Pro | 2.66 i7 | 8GB | 1TB | Matte HR | iPhone 5S | 64 GB | iPad WiFi | 64 GB
|Jun 6, 2008, 06:57 PM||#4|
Other than the logic board, what could it be and how do I determine what it is?
|Jun 7, 2008, 06:16 PM||#6|
seems to be a reliable source as well. I'm thinking of upgrading my harddrive with them.
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