iBook G3 700mhz works fine, but has no sound

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I'm running Mac OS 10.3.9, fresh install, and the iBook cannot play any kind of sound, in fact in the system profiler there isn't even a soundcard detected. Is there a solution to this or is the iBook's sound chip fried?

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sounds like

the power manager is corrupt. head here

that should help you reset it. You might want to copy/paste to a word editor, then print it (you wouldn't want to print the whole page)

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my suggestion...

my suggestion would be to also try resetting the pram and resetting the open firmware by holding apple-option-o-f, and typing reset-nvram and reset-all. that might also fix it.

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