Umar, I'm stumped, but it does look like you have some failing hardware somewhere in your system. You don't have another G4 that you can try swapping parts with, do you? -- Rich On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 7:11 AM, Umar Stone <umartisan at mac.com> wrote: > Hello to anyone out there who has helped me before, I fixed my startup troubles a few days ago ("10.4.11 Killed my Mac") a couple of RAID problems and a total reboot helped. > But now, my G4 Digital Audio just today won't open past login, it goes into a verbose type window saying something like this : > > (the date & my computers name) getty:/dev/console:operation not supported by device > > AppleRTL8961Ethernet: Phy wait for AutoNegotiation TIMEOUT > > xpf bootsupported: could not find mount point for hd > > Then it blanks out again and goes back to login and then repeats this message in verbose > I understand that phy issues and mount point problems can be resolved but how? > my poor baby G4 phy all the trouble?