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Part 2: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures > Think Different: the iMac, iBook, Power M...

Chapter 14. Think Different: the iMac, iBook, Power Mac G4 and Beyond

It's a Whole New World

NewWorld Macs

Boot ROM

Boot ROM Is Firmware Upgradable

How Do You Know What Boot ROM Version You Have?

How Do You Install a Firmware Update?

Firmware Update Problems

Mac OS ROM

Mac OS ROM Updates

Open Firmware

Open Firmware Loads RTAS

Use Open Firmware to Startup an Alternate OS

Startup with a NewWorld Mac

Mac Models: A Closer Look

Hardware: iMac, iBook, and Power Mac G3/G4

iMac

iBook (and PowerBook)

Power Mac G3 (Blue-and-White) and G4

Quick Fixes: iMac, iBook, and Power Mac G3/G4

Restarting After a Crash

Restarting from a RAM Disk

Blinking Folder Icon At Startup

No Emulated SCSI Bus

iBook: "Preserve Memory Contents on Sleep" and the Lack of a Back-Up Battery

Wake-from-Sleep Crashes

Apple's G3 Firmware Update 1.1 and G4 Upgrade Block

DVD Audio/Video Synch Problem

Troubleshooting USB and FireWire

Dangers of Mixing System Software Versions

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