Click here for menu

(Solved) Powerbook G4 Usb Not Working Tutorial

Home > Powerbook G4 > Powerbook G4 Usb Not Working

Powerbook G4 Usb Not Working

Add your answer Source Submit Cancel Report Abuse I think this question violates the Community Guidelines Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members,show more I think this question violates selmateacher7 - Daniel Berry 90 Just installed Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty on my old PowerBook G4! Loading... Could you take pics of your new PowerBook? weblink

All rights reserved. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Reply vlad says: December 29, 2011 at 11:51 pm same as Walt trying to install on 15′ 1.67ghz running 10.4.11 any help on installing via ipod would be grateful!! You can only upload videos smaller than 600MB.

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply n0cus, Sep 26, 2014 n0cus thread starter macrumors 6502 Joined: Jul 16, 2012 #10 Altemose said: ↑ Are Power on ⌘ CmdOptOF boot usb1/[email protected]:,\\yaboot Return ⏎ restart Installs Ubuntu 16.04 PPC perfectly, first try. Update: No visible USB or firewire ports are present. I've had several experiences with USB devices that would just stop working, and seemingly no amount of rebooting, etc., would do the trick.

  1. It really scared me though since I thought the whole RAM slot was shot since it was the lower.
  2. share|improve this answer answered Feb 15 at 9:05 tom 1 Welcome to Ask Different!
  3. The closest thing I have (from a long list) is: ff8b1b68: /usb-hid-class ff8b4680: /usb-ms-class ff8b73c8: /usb-udio-class Any advise much appreciated.
  4. This discussion is locked            StephenMonson Level 1 (0 points) Q: USB Ports not working I have a G4 Powerbook running the latest OS10.5.
  5. Loading...
  6. Turns out that this RAM is cursed.
  7. This very interesting articles is a good primer on the Open Firmware : http://www.netneurotic.de/mac/openfirmware.html The default keyboard in Open Firmware is US so if using a swiss-french keyboard, remember that @ is
  8. I plugged in a USB hub to see if it gets any power, and the LED on the hub turns on.
  9. Phones Pick of the Week Press Rel Printers Reviews Scanners Site News Storage Devices System System 10.4 System 10.5 System 10.6 System 10.7 System 10.8 System 10.9 UNIX Web Browsers

You either have an early Powerbook G3 (or earlier) or you're simply missing them. up vote 9 down vote favorite 10 I actually want to boot Linux but since that is not working I'm thinking some one might know on the Apple end. I installed Tiger on the PowerBook, which I find to have absolutely awesome performance, and good enough support. demonic sweaters 21 Video Editing Setup on PowerBook G4 - Krazy Ken's Tech Misadventures Computer Clan 22 Unboxing Two Apple PowerBook G4 Titaniums & First Boot TheTechies World 23 17'' PowerBook

Just type the following: boot ud:,\\:tbxi and it boots Leopard and or Tiger right up!!! Reply lifedigital2010 says: June 18, 2015 at 7:35 pm I don't know, sorry ! Reply Joe says: April 15, 2013 at 10:38 pm I am very interested on learning how to do the same, Shora.

If so it may have just been worn out by years of (forceful) plugging and unplugging USB devices.

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply n0cus, Sep 26, 2014 n0cus thread starter macrumors 6502 Joined: Jul 16, 2012 #4 Altemose said: ↑ I If it is corrupted or damaged, you need to replace it. Reply Ronnie Quillen says: August 26, 2011 at 9:25 am Says can't open file or device Reply lifedigital2010 says: August 26, 2011 at 4:27 pm did you do step 5 and Thanks.

Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. get redirected here Recover apparently dead USB ports Nov 03, '06 07:30:00AM • Contributed by: BrentT The front USB port of my dual 2.0 gHz G5 desktop seemed to go dead. Thanks Reply Zach says: May 15, 2013 at 11:53 am Have you worked out this issue? Do you know how to instal the powerbook g4 firmware through the Openfirmare comand line?

This could be because your OS is corrupt, the computer doesn't have enough RAM, or your hard drive is failing. have a peek at these guys The shape is okay. Even if the path to that node looks like /[email protected]/[email protected] (notice extra @ and b), the correct path still looks like boot usb1/[email protected]:2,\\yaboot –Stéphane Gourichon Apr 4 '14 at 20:36 add Using Automator to move files one folder up Weird PDF behaviour in Yosemite Copying files to multiple folders using Applescript Looking for simple iTunes track info visualizer Adding SSD iMac Mid

Ultrasonic Sensors and Pets Utensil that forms meat into cylinders Is this a russian letter? So, unplug from USB AND Power all peripherals just to be sure. [ Reply to This | # ] Search Advanced From our Sponsor... What is the difference between && and | in bash script? http://brsgrp.com/powerbook-g4/powerbook-g4-volume-not-working.html Tell me the result, I am very curious.Click to expand...

When I start up my PPC G5, it shows a folder with a question mark in it. I guess this has something to do with letting the capacitors somewhere inside the Mac lose their power... can't OPEN the DIR device" Any suggestions?

Note 2: If your stick is in the right side of the machine, then you need to do this: boot usb0/[email protected]:,\\yaboot Note 3: If these commands don't work, then there is

The performance is killer as well. If so I will put a partition on and try again. Sign in to make your opinion count. Kudos to you my friend! ---------- New update, the iPod is now acknowledging it is charging now, for some reason.

The commands are as follows and have to be issued as root: modprobe -r ohci_hcd modprobe ohci_hcd no_handshake=1 After keying in these two commands, the USB immediately turns back on, and I will try dis method, I am really confuse I pray this works out Reply Dale says: August 19, 2015 at 7:46 pm Thanks for post. You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. this content Quentin Perkins says: December 29, 2012 at 8:37 pm Can SomeOne Help Me Please ADD Me On Skype smartybeast but when i do dev /is it says no device found ok

If you're comfortable taking it apart, it may be worth a try. Now, I don't know if you found out how to boot Gentoo same way, but I did, so I wanter to share the link that helped me do that. Reply Shora says: February 27, 2013 at 10:11 pm When I try to boot, I get "unrecognized Client Program format". Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

The battery is virtually new with only 11 charge cycles. Thanks ! I made a live USB stick of the OS X install disc this way. Guess I'll pull it apart as if I'm working on the DC-in board and see if I can see anything not connected or loose.

Other (possibly useful) tidbits The DEVALIAS command lists aliases to otherwise complicated paths to hardware (harddisk, USB, Soundcard, etc.) or software places (bootstrap). Deploy the image onto the USB through one of those utilities and you should be golden. How well does it run in 2015? I'm on a iMac G5 (isight) that I got from a friend and managed to screw up OS while cleaning up disk space.

on the ISO) 3.) Quick and dirty workaround: overwrite the cd alias in OF with the path to your USB Key (copy the path from the ud alias): devalias cd /[email protected]/[email protected]/[email protected] No problem at all! I read somewhere else that in certain conditions the computer enters a sort of "hanging" trying to read or detect the drive, making it impossible to boot from a different device. I had to pry some of the metal up to get it working again, but it is not perfect.

I am using an external USB drive 8 GB with only Leopard on it (partition 10) I did a pram reset. Compatible power adapters are IF113-018 and IF113-039. I like seeing the new toys people get for cheap!