Flashing Globe icon when i restart or switch on my mac

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by Solafaa, Nov 12, 2004.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Solafaa

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    When i restart or switch on my G5 iMac i get a flashing globe icon and it stays like that for some time not untill i remove ever cable except power (printer, external dvd-rw, external hard drive and eithernet) dose it work. I searched the internet and foudn this:

    http://kb.indiana.edu/data/accw.html?cust=172582.03059.30

    - The flashing globe icon means you are trying to start from a netboot server that doesn't exist or is offline.

    I have no idea what that mean and how i could fix it, any ideas?
     
  2. macrumors member

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    #2
    go to preferences-> startup disk->change it back to local startup instead of network.
     
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  4. thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Solafaa

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    Thank you guys.

    Side note: This site has been the best thing ever with helping me with my mac problems, ever since i got a mac and came here i always wake up the next day loving my mac more then when i went to bed.

    Thankd guys, macrumors :)
     

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