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iMac 233 Bondi Blue - OS X - Grey Screen of Death


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I just installed a fresh install of OSX - Jaguar and it installed without problem, but now I cant load anything! It loads up the grey screen with the apple, and then all of a sudden it gives me 2 white bars, and then completely locks up.

Any ideas?
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How much ram do you have in your imac
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I have 160 MB of Ram and the newest firmware (1.2).
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hm try putting the jaguar cd in the tray and when you try to turn on the imac hold down c to boot from the cd and try reinstalling
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Tried that too... same problem. I am hearing to just go with Panther instead...
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im not sure your computer with the specs you have would handle panther very well
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I just installed Panther on a 233 Bondi with 160 MB RAM.
It runs fine.

Try upgrading your firmware:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86117
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