Power Mac G4 can't see AEBS after power failure

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Eric S., Jun 18, 2008.

  1. Eric S. macrumors 68040

    Eric S.

    Feb 1, 2008
    Santa Cruz Mountains, California
    My Power Mac G4 is connected to my Apple Extreme (saucer style) via ethernet. I'm running 10.5.3 and haven't seen any problems before this. Now I've noticed that after a power failure, which happens with depressing frequency at my house, and the system reboots with an incorrect date/time (apparently because my PRAM battery is dead, even though I replaced it a few months ago), the system cannot see the AEBS. I have to set the date & time and reboot, then everything is OK. It's kind of a minor annoyance, but still I wondered if anyone knows whether an incorrect date/time should affect the ethernet connection like this.

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