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ok I just bought my very 1st first mac last month its a power Mac G4 When I put it into sleep mode i had a black out about an hour later when i tried to start it up I got a gray screen with the apple symbol and the and the scroll symbol hanging I was able to get to the Dos command single user screen and it says this
well this is part of it
(ipc/send) invalid destination port : initCGDISPLAYSTATE cannot map display interlocks
KCG ERROR Failure : CGS NEW CONNECTION CANNOT CONNECT TO SERVER INIT_PROCESSES Could not establish connection to window server./etc/rc.boot: line 1 11ABORT open
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What does that mean ??? and how can I get it to boot normally and
I have no Boot disk or nothing like that ...

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Hi Chris-1, and welcome to the forums!
Oh boy, you're up a creek without the Install Disks, in fact legally speaking, the License to use OSX goes with the Install disc, they should've included it!
Tough without a Tiger Disk, but try fsck...
To use fsck, you must run it from the command line. Unlike using your mouse to open an application to do something, you'll need to type a text command at the prompt (#) to tell fsck what to do. The Terminal application (/Applications/Utilities) and single-user mode are two examples of command-line interfaces in which you can type such commands. To use fsck:
1. Start up your computer in single-user mode to reach the command line. Hold CMD+s keys down at bootup.
Note: If necessary, perform a forced restart as described in the Emergency Troubleshooting Handbook that came with your computer. On desktop computers, you can do this by pressing the reset/interrupt button (if there is one) or holding down the power button for several seconds. On portable computers, simultaneously press the Command-Control-power keys. If your portable computer doesn't restart with this method, you may need to reset the Power Manager.
2. At the command-line prompt, type /sbin/fsck -fy
(space between fsck and -fy important)
3. Press Return. fsck will go through five "phases" and then return information about your disk's use and fragmentation. Once it finishes, it'll display this message if no issue is found:
** The volume (nameofvolume) appears to be OK 
If fsck found issues and has altered, repaired, or fixed anything, it will display this message:
*** FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED *** 

Important: If this message appears, repeat the fsck command you typed in step 2 until fsck tells you that your volume appears to be OK (first-pass repairs may uncover additional issues, so this is a normal thing to do).
4. When fsck reports that your volume is OK, type reboot at the prompt and then press Return.
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