G4 PowerBook frozen, and startup disk not avaialbe for Util. Restore? (HELP)

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Mac-MoMomma, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2009
    I have a PowerBook g4 that when i tried to run system restore disk, it does not show my hard drive as an option to mount to.
    What can i do?

  2. macrumors regular


    Sep 13, 2007
    London, England
    Can you connect it to another Mac via Firewire Target Mode, and access it via the Disk Utility on the other Mac?
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2009
    Target mode -help needed-

    I have found the fire wire cable, and need to find out how to transfer info to the dead mac, I do not have a HARD DRIVE to mount to or from when I open laptop in target mode, it only shows the software that is in the drive.

    Any help? Suggestions?

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