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Tag Archives: boot_failure
My laptop is back!
Woo hoo! SantaDHL came by yesterday and I got my PowerBook G4 back from Apple! In fact, I’m posting from it right now. I’m a bit busy preparing for Christmas to spend much time on recovering all my files, settings, … Continue reading
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The continuing PowerBook saga
My laptop has been dead for nearly 3 months! Why does every step of this process seem to trip me up? Continue reading
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DiskWarrior wasn’t able to help me
After nearly 7 weeks, I’m giving up hope that DiskWarrior can recover my drive’s data. Continue reading
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DiskWarrior finally completed “step 5”
Sometime Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, DiskWarrior finally completed “Step 5: Locating directory data…” which gives an elapsed time of 200-216 hours or almost 9 days! It’s currently working on “Step 6: Overlapped files detected: 146” which translates to quite a bit … Continue reading
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Still rebuilding my laptop disk
In an earlier post/comment I started running DiskWarrior in an attempt to recover my laptop’s failed harddrive. Still running after 47 hours, but no sign of progress (or failure) yet…
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PowerBook boot problem revisited
Second attempt at recovering boot drive contents with DiskWarrior Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged boot_failure, diskwarrior, powerbook 3 Comments
PowerBook boot failure
My PowerBook won’t boot. How to boot single-user for diagnostics. Attempting repair with DiskWarrior. Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged boot_failure, diskwarrior, powerbook 5 Comments