[vcf-midatlantic] OT: iMac glitch? / was: Leopard .iso

Ian Primus ian.primus.ccmp at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 11:02:11 EDT 2016

Are you sure you're pressing it early enough? Has to be before it
starts booting from the hard disk.

Just for a sanity check, disconnect the hard disk and make sure you
can get it to boot from something else.


On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 10:28 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> The option key at boot time should bring up a boot menu.
>> Failing that, control open-apple O F at boot time should get you to
>> open firmware, from there you can type "boot cdrom"
>> This is all from memory - it's been a while since I worked on a Mac
>> like this. Could be wrong.
> It goes right into Debian no matter what I press.

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