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Cannot boot of CD ROM
Authored by: Anonymous on Dec 24, '00 12:50:12PM

I had the same problem a couple days ago...
I installed a new and bigger hard disk in my [original] iBook. I did a full install of Mac OS
9.0.4 on the first partition and only had a problem with "Automatic Update Software" crashing
my machine. I fixed that problem and then installed Mac OS X PB and dev tools.
Everything worked OK but I couldn't reboot in Mac OS 9. I tried from a CD and it didn't work.
After a while my iBook refused to boot from the CD or HD.

I zapped the PRAM (NVRAM) about ten times with the CD installed in the iBook [rebooted
with "C" pressed] and it did the trick.

I ran Disk First Aid 8.6 and it reported that both of my partitions had "wrappers" errors
[described on macfixit.com and macintouch.com pages].

After the partitions were repaired I had no problem switching back and forth between Mac OS
9 and Mac OS X PB.

Hope this gives some help...

alpinus



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