[X-Newbies] Help - spinning beach ball w/one minute of Leopard install left on G5.

Al Poulin alpoulin at cox.net
Sat Sep 20 08:37:15 PDT 2008


What exactly does show up?  You old Tiger version number?  What  
startup options do you see?

In my first reply just a few minutes ago, I almost suggested cleaning  
the DVD drive again and doing a second Archive and Install,  but then  
if the Build number shows up OK, maybe not.

Al Poulin

On Sep 20, 2008, at 10:47 AM, Brian Durant wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> OK, #1 seemed to come out without a hitch. Weird thing - I just  
> noticed that my Leopard install doesn't show up in the Startup Disk  
> control pane.
> Cheers,
> Brian
> On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 4:24 PM, William Scammell <bill at wscd.biz>  
> wrote:
> Brian:
> Have you tried a full shut down, unplugged the power cord for a few  
> minutes, and then rebooted (AKA a cold reboot)?
> Try that once or twice then try your #1.
> -bill
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