The older G4 machines did not have DVI connections but some graphics cards did.
I guess that as you have actually managed to connect the monitor, then the connection is done.
Is this an Apple monitor and some other brand?
Some other brand would indicate DVI, Apple would indicate ADC.
Is there a VGA connection on this machine? If there is, do you have a regular monitor you could connect to it?
I recently picked up an older G4 and I was hoping to get it going for use as either a secondary computer, or a media server.
Either way, it's giving me huge hassles. I really hope someone can help me.
The symptoms are as follows:
I hooked up a monitor via DVI connection and turned on the computer. The light behind the power button comes on on the tower, but on screen the monitor says "Digital Connection in power save mode. Press any key or move the mouse to wake" or something to that effect.
Now, pressing buttons on the keyboard or mouse elicits no response, which leads me to believe that the computer isn't booting up. Naturally I can't boot in safe mode or anything like that, as the signals from the keyboard and mouse aren't making it to the computer.
Anyone have any thoughts? I'm pretty much a casual computer user, so please try to help me out here. I'm a quick learner! : )