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sniff ...sniff...may have lost my imac g3 strawberry:(

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i've had this baby since new g3 dv 400 running 10.4.11
tried and true as internet, and print server
had a lightning storm the other day

now when booting up i get grey screen and this
/etc/master.passwd:invalid argument
-sh:etc/profile:invalid argument
-sh -2.05b#

tried to boot from my cloned external HD with
option key get arrow circle g3HD > (right arrow) when i click right arrow the above comes up

tried
shift-option-command-delete same


target disk mode to view my external -----just the firewire logo


tried single user mode
fsck
same as above


do i take her to hospice.....get out the crash cart.....more keyboard actions???

is she in pain??


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so is she fixable or not
is there something else i can try
thanks
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