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    Thanks Gregory for the reply -- Actually, I am...

    Thanks Gregory for the reply --
    Actually, I am quite familar with 9. I was asked to help a friend in need. The existing system was 9.0.4! The stock 12 gig HD (ATA). The flashing Question mark...
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    Hi All, and thanks in advance. Got the flashing...

    Hi All, and thanks in advance.
    Got the flashing question mark!! Tried to do a clean install. Got the Your firmware is out of date message. Tried to update -- got " The G3 Firmware updater cannot...
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    Hello All -- I have a seriously tweeked Rev 2...

    Hello All --
    I have a seriously tweeked Rev 2 Beige G3. 468MHz / 640ram / 30Gig Maxtor ATA / Radeon Mac Edition 32VRAM / Yamaha CDRW 16/10/40, Comp USA generic USB / Firewire card ($19 works great)....
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    Well turns out that the lovely lady had th iBook...

    Well turns out that the lovely lady had th iBook setting on a mouse pad!!
    It felt quite warm to the touch!! Shut it down, and it booted finr thr next morning. Wheww!!
    Thanks for your suggestion. ...
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    Okay here goes -- My wife's iBook 600 DVD OS X...

    Okay here goes --
    My wife's iBook 600 DVD OS X 10.1.4
    The cursor is frozen won't budge!! The "Force Quit" command would not work!! I tried several times. Shut it down with the Power key,...
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    Thanks to you both --- Las Vegas, Would this...

    Thanks to you both ---
    Las Vegas, Would this suggest that a Hard Drive Failure is imminent??
    Thanks - Randy
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    Hello all -- Most uusual problem. Occasional...

    Hello all --
    Most uusual problem. Occasional freeze after sleep and a strange "Chic- chic" or cricket like sound from my rev. B, Beige Tower (IBM 466 Zif, 640 Ram, Maxtor 30 Gig, Radeon Mac Edition...
  8. Hello There -- A company called...

    Hello There --

    A company called FirmWorks has an Open Firmware reference manual. I discovered it researching Commands after learning about the reset command in this Forum. But be careful....
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    Hello all you good people. Thanks for all the...

    Hello all you good people. Thanks for all the help solving my last problem.

    Here's the new question. The above iBook has the infamous X through the battery icon problem. The iBook does not...
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    So Here is a revision to my last Post. -- ...

    So Here is a revision to my last Post. --

    So, back to the system bus error, Why is the drive setup utility reporting hard drive on ata bus #2 and EXBAY CD drive on bus #0 ?? Because as I...
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    Thanks for the post. The code on the CD is...

    Thanks for the post. The code on the CD is 691-2386-A. I have 2 both with the same code. You are correct about the Boot ROMS in the CD's. I was able to restore the HD.img from the Powerbook restore...
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    Mrry Christmas to all -- and thanks for all your...

    Mrry Christmas to all -- and thanks for all your help, though the problem is still unsolved. Here are some more details regarding my attempted work a rounds. I have found that the Pismo WILL boot...
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    Thanks to all the good people making...

    Thanks to all the good people making suggestions.---

    Please look to my original post. Today I had some quality time with the Pismo. I first swapped hard drives with a Lombard that I own. I erased...
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    Thanks for all your suggestions. -- I think Las...

    Thanks for all your suggestions. --
    I think Las Vegas may have come the closest, as I had a brief boot from the CD, But I haven't been able to repeat that. I've tried other Hard drives. I wanted to...
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    Thanks Chris -- The Pismo is not connected to...

    Thanks Chris --
    The Pismo is not connected to anything. I've also tried other CD Drives and swapping out the Hard Drive. How about this ROM in Ram thing. I don't quite grasp the concept. Maybe I'm...
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    Thanks for the reply, Las Vegas -- Briefly, got...

    Thanks for the reply, Las Vegas --
    Briefly, got a boot from CD, then a system error message asking me to restart and hold down the shift key. Did so now have alternating Question mark, Mac folder...
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    So, here'e the puzzler!! PB G3 400 Pismo....

    So, here'e the puzzler!! PB G3 400 Pismo. Installed OS X (10.04) to start to learn the thing. Decided to wait for 10.1 Tried to boot from OS 9 CD to reinstall OS, to no avail. Wouldn't boot from...
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