[G4] (G4) Phy Mount Trouble on me

Richard Klein richspk at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 07:54:14 PDT 2009

   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?


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?

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