[iBook] OS install on new HD

Joy Freeman pagesbyjoy at gmail.com
Sun Jun 25 07:33:28 PDT 2006

Thanks, Jim and Tom, for your ideas. The logic board is a good suspect. He
had his replaced last year, but I know of many people who had one fail after

The diagnostic CD checked out fine. But still no go. Then he left for a
couple of hours and came back and, before I had a chance to pass on Tom's
suggestion for verbose start-up, he hit the power key and it started up.
It's been running okay ever since. He's reloading software now. He's a bit
distrustful of it, though.

Thanks again!

James Paul Manley (listmonger at gmail.com)wrote:

> Hi Joy, I was going to suspect the CD drive but after reading your
> husband's report I am more inclined to suspect the logic board. I
> would have it checked. Also have him run the diagnostic CD that came
> with the Ibook.
> Good luck
> ---
> James Paul Manley
> Albuquerque, New Mexico
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> On Jun 22, 2006, at 11:00 AM, Joy Freeman wrote:
>> Well, this hard drive replacement has turned into a nightmare for my
>> husband, to whom I left the installation of the OS because, first,

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