[lubuntu-users] Any feedback on reviving a G3 iBook PPC testingmachine??
este.el.paz at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 16:59:41 UTC 2016
Please read my first post . . . I'd be happy to boot Xu 12.04 CD . . .
nothing will boot except the 10.3 installer, which will not install . . .
. I'm more or less done with this computer . . . .it's not responding to
my commands or wishes . . . . "HAL, what are you doing, HAL???" "Nothing,
Dave, I'm doing nothing . . . ."
On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 2:02 AM, Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk> wrote:
> Hello Fritz,
> I cannot imagine MAC OS X 10.3 install which looks like terminal you had
> mentioned. When I had last installed that OS from Apple, there was no
> As I can remember your werbs from past months, you have also Ubuntu 12.04
> and Lubuntu 14.04 installation CDs from early era when you had try to
> replace yaboot by grub without changing x86/64 to power architecture. Could
> you try that installation CDs? If installation will vork, you can upgrade
> to 16.04 if you want.
> > Od: Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
> > Komu: Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk>
> > Dátum: 17.01.2016 03:15
> > Predmet: Re: [lubuntu-users] Any feedback on reviving a G3 iBook PPC
> > CC: "Walter Lapchynski", "lubuntu user list"
> Thanks again for the reply, I have a shot of it, which I sent to wxl . . .
> busy . . . imagine in your mind's eye if you will, the OSX installer . . .
> so the big "X" superimposed on the screen, the "to-do" list on the left . .
> . and the words "*There were errors installing the software*" in large
> bold letters . . . then, in smaller, unbold letters . . . "Please try
> installing again" . . . with the blue "restart" lozenge in the lower right
> . . . .
> I've gotten this message I believe three times . . . once, then, taking
> the advice to "try installing again" and getting the same message . . .
> then again yesterday . . . but, much faster than the other two times . . .
> . .
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 4:34 AM, Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk> wrote:
>> Hello Fritz,
>> Is allways better to take picture than an shot. How you had try to access
>> open firmware, and where is photo of your result?
>> > Od: Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
>> > Komu: Peter Golis <golisp at centrum.sk>
>> > Dátum: 15.01.2016 18:27
>> > Predmet: Re: [lubuntu-users] Any feedback on reviving a G3 iBook PPC
>> > CC: "Walter Lapchynski", "lubuntu user list"
>> @PG, et al:
>> Tried to boot to open firmware, not surprisingly it didn't work; I tried
>> two times. I got the 10.3 install CD out again and put it in the tray . .
>> . that booted the installer . . . . I clicked "install" . . . this time
>> less than a minute later it error-ed out . . . "There were problems
>> installing the software, please restart." I took a shot of the screen
>> showing that message . . . it's looking "terminal" . . . no?
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