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

in Genius Bar edited January 2014
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


shift-option-command-delete same

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

tried single user mode


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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