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OS 10.4 - cannot launch 10.4

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I can't start up 10.4, instead it gives me a message saying:

launchd: can't exec /bin/sh for single user: No such file or directory

it seems my hd is fine when I boot up using disk utility but I can't go to the login screen, it just shows a black screen with the message I stated before
(up above) in white lettering on the top left of the screen.

Update:I tried to do run my disk utility again from my install cd but now it just goes to the same message.I can go to the "open firmware" screen, but I don't know what to do from there

Can anyone help me???

Imac powermac G5 20"
250 gig hd,
2.0 ram
10.4.(11 "i think") osx
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Archive and install? Can you still boot from the disk?
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