[ubuntu-uk] Borked my Mac installing Ubuntu 11.04, now blackscreens & beeps on restart then takes exactly 4 attemptsto boot

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sat Apr 30 14:27:12 UTC 2011


On 30 April 2011 15:22,  <bodsda at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On the three attempts that fail to boot, does the POST display at all? If not, then a single long beep (on PC architecture) is a key indicator of a hardware fault.
>

Macs don't have a BIOS/POST test in the same way a PC does. So the
error indications are not the same.

Al.



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