Skip navigation

Can I try booting up my emac from my PowerPC G5 via firewire?

338 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 10, 2012 1:14 PM by Niel RSS
timbo10 Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Nov 10, 2012 12:37 PM

My emac A1002 EMC 1955 crashed this year.  I had backed up my files but there was a second user on it who hadn't.  For awhile it started beeping and flashing on power up and failing to boot up. Randomly it would boot up succesfully after powering off and starting again (over a few tries). But now she won't at all.  I've replaced the PRam battery and removed and reinserted the RAM to no avail. Now when I power up I get 4 beeps and and then she flashes in a series of 5 flashes.  The CD drive died a  while back so I can't try booting up from an install disc.  Is trying to boot  up from my PowerPC G5 an option? Via firewire cable? If so, don't know how.  Yep she's done well to last this distance but if there's a way of bringing life back or accessing the hard drive I'd greatly appreciate it.


More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)


  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.