View Full Version : Ignoramus

05-09-2008, 12:55 AM
I think I screwed up sooooooo bad. I was going to repair Permission via my Leopard DVD. I ended up, by mistake, archiving and install leopard over again using up another 11GB. It got to one minute left and sat there for 45 min. I restarted via power button. I cannot get out of the Leopard DVD, when I try to reboot without it I get a gray screen with a tiny ?. I have an external HD with SuperDuper on it and an external with time machine on it. I do not know how to get to the HD, SD, or time Machine, it tells me if I restore with time Machine I will lose all my data on my HD. I do not have a clue where to go from here. Any suggestions other then just shoot myself????

iMac G5 (A)

05-09-2008, 09:14 AM
Wow, that's a lot of compounded errors, cowtrail.

The first thing I'd try is another archive-and-install: perhaps, if you leave it alone it'll be able to get the install done and your data will be OK...

05-11-2008, 08:50 AM
Another Archive and Install worked (I walked away from it and left it alone). Everything seems to be back to "normal".
Thank you

05-11-2008, 09:41 AM
Glad I could help. Phew!