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I have a ibook g4 and when i turn on my computer i get ...

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I have a ibook g4 and when i turn on my computer i get a debug message

Hi,

Does the machine boot normally then give you the mesage or does it hang up?

What is the exact wording of the message?

What version of apple OS are you using?

THanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Claws224's Post: Hello,

The machine does boot normally then gives the message.

The top of the screen says:

panic(cpu0) : Unable to find driver for this platform: "PowerBook6,5"

Latest stack backtrace for cpu 0:
        Backtrace:
           0x00083498 0x0008397C 0x0001EDA4 0x002576EE4 0x002570E4 0x00256EBC 0x00257938 0x00257FAC

Proceeding back via exception chain:
          Exception state (sv=0x00478780)
            PC= 0x000000000; MSR=0x00000D030; DAR=0x000000000; LR=0x000000000; R1=0x000000 XCP=0x000000000 (unknown)

Kernel version:

Darwin Kernel Version 7.9.0:
Wed Mar 30 20:11:17 PST 2005; root:xnu/xnu-517.12.7.0bj~1/RELEASE_PPC   

No debugger configured - dumping debug information
MSR=00001030
Latest stack backtrace for CPU 0:backtrace:0x00083498 0x00083b48 0x0001ada4 0x00276ee40x002570e4 0x00256ebc 0x00257938 0x00257FAC
Proceeding back via exception chain:
    Exception state(sv=0x0047B780)
      PC= 0x000000000; MSR=0x00000D030; DAR=0x000000000; LR=0x000000000; R1=0x000000 XCP=0x000000000 (unknown)

Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 7.9.0
Wed Mar 30 20:11:17 PST 2005: root:xnu/xnu-517.12.7obj-1/RELEASE_PPC

panic we are hanging here...

Mac version : OSX but not sure

thanks

Ok,

So you are experiencing a Kernel Panic whichh is usualy received when you run a wrong version of OSX on your machine or have damaged the core files somehow.

Have you upgraded or changed your OS recently?

Let us know

Thanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Claws224's Post: This problem happened a while ago but from what I can remember we just did an update.

thanks

Ok,

Do you have your OSX disks or access to a different Mac?

Let me know

Thanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Claws224's Post: the G4 is my sons mac and i a have a macbook but i need to look to see if i still have an os disk.

thanks

Ok,

let me know if you can find an OS disk.

Thanks

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Claws224's Post: FOUND OS X DISKS 1 & 2 =)

Great,

Could you put the disk into the machine and then reboot and as soon as you let go of the power button press and hold the C key till the apple logo appears.

Once it boot to the installer menu just go throught till you can open the Disk Utility window then select First aid and Click the Repair Disk button.

Let me know what happens or if you get an error.

Thanks

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you! Thank you! It worked just fine!