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iboot f5 cant see snow leopard disk

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When I press f5, the screen refreshes but iboot doesn't recognize the snow leopard installation disk. Ive checked my bios and i have sata controller set to ACHI and cd/dvd drive set to first boot priorty.

please help

thanks
 
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you guys are mad helpful thanks :banghead:
 
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You need to be patient... people here don't reply right away with so many threads on the forums..

Anyway, is the DVD a retail disk?

I assume you are ejecting iBoot, placing the retail DVD on the tray. Waiting until the green activity light ends flashing then pressing F5?
 
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i know im sorry, im just mad frustrated...green activity light? you mean the light on my dvd tray?

it blinks orange and i wait for it to stop before i press f5, i have 6gbs of ram in the computer, i didnt take it out yet but i dont think thats one of the reasons why it wont recognize the installation dvd
 
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N_Apples said:
i know im sorry, im just mad frustrated...green activity light? you mean the light on my dvd tray?

it blinks orange and i wait for it to stop before i press f5, i have 6gbs of ram in the computer, i didnt take it out yet but i dont think thats one of the reasons why it wont recognize the installation dvd
Yes, he means the light on the DVD tray.

Also, MrShoot asked if you're using a retail version of OS X.

What brand is your DVD/CD-ROM?
 
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its a dvd super multi, and its a copy of the retail disk burned on a dual layer dvd, my brother let me make a copy of his retail disk before he went back to college. He has a 13 inch macbook pro.
 
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If it's the 'grey' disk that came with his Macbook, it won't work. It needs to be a boxed retail copy, the one with a picture of a Snow Leopard on the printed side of the disc.
 
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And also please do install only with 4GB of RAM. Once it's finished you can put back however many ur MB supports
 
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i copied the dvd that has the snow leopard printed on it. so i know its the right disk..i burned the dmg file with power iso to a dual layer disk...i dunno what i could be doing wrong, thanks for the help
 
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Same problem guys :problem:
 
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