|Mar 25, 2009, 11:04 AM||#1|
PowerBook G4 1.33 wont boot from DVD drive after upgrade
I just upgraded my PowerBook G4 1.33 from the orig Combo D to a Panasonic SuperDrive (from Macsales.com). The drive works fine except I can no longer boot from it. Holding the "c" key, "Option Key" nothing works. Has anyone heard of this before? Does anyone know how to correct this?
|Mar 25, 2009, 11:56 AM||#2|
I'd suggest updating the firmware. If this is a SuperDrive Apple used in PowerBooks, for example UJ-845, UJ-875, etc., then there should be firmware available. Some components have the firmware installed for a PowerBook etc., and some components are delivered with sort of non-specific manufacturer firmware.
Try these links:
They offer firmware for many Mac superdrives. Some of the firmware is modified to make your superdrive region free. Be sure to follow their download/installation instructions carefully.
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