[G4] Re: G4 Startup

rich northouse rnorthouse at wi.rr.com
Sat May 14 21:17:28 PDT 2005



	 Apple menu > System Preferences, and then click Energy Saver > then 
click on Options > then turn off "Auto Restart" , if has been selected.

Hope that helps.

the other Rich

On May 14, 2005, at 9:37 PM, Richard M. Kriss wrote:

> The tip from Rich Northouse was a good suggestion. Your G4 detects a 
> power
> failure and as soon as there is power it restarts.  That could be your
> problem. Rich, where is the setting or preference for auto restart?
> I had the same problem with my G4 1GHz AGP under Mac OS 10.3.9.  I 
> would do
> a normal log out and shut down and a few minutes later it would 
> restart on
> its one.  After the shut down and before the restart I would turn off 
> the
> power strip to make sure it would not come back alive.  I never did 
> figure
> out what was causing the problem. The good news is since going to OSX 
> 10.4
> the problem is history.  It works normal now.
> Dick
> On 5/14/05 3:58 PM, "g4-request at listserver.themacintoshguy.com"
> <g4-request at listserver.themacintoshguy.com> wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 15:55:51 -0500
>> From: rich northouse <rnorthouse at wi.rr.com>
>> Subject: Re: [G4] G4 Startup
>> To: "A place to discuss Apple's G4 computers."
>> <g4 at listserver.themacintoshguy.com>
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>> Rich,
>> You can set up a Mac to automatically power up, in case of power
>> failure, etc.. Often used when the machine is in a critical 
>> application
>> such as a server. Thats my guess.
>> another rich
>> On May 14, 2005, at 1:08 PM, Richard Dion wrote:
>>> I understand what you are saying, If I shutdown using the drop down
>>> menu like everyone else, it comes to a stop the light goes off and
>>> then it starts a reboot without touching anything. It's as though you
>>> choose the "Restart" option. I was using the on/off button under the
>>> speaker as a last resort. I've been using Macs for the last ten years
>>> and never ran across this before.
>>> Hope someone has the answer !
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