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Frequent freezes on B&W G3

7366 Views 21 Replies Latest reply: Jan 12, 2009 9:14 PM by Peter Nelson1 RSS
  • John Helock Level 2 Level 2 (195 points)
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    Oct 26, 2008 6:30 PM (in response to Peter Nelson1)
    Peter,

    You say that you have rotated the ram into different slots. Have you run without each of the ram sticks yet (other than the original 128MB)? Try rotating the sticks out of your system and see how things go. Even though the software utilities have not detected a problem, your system may not "like" one of your modules.
    MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
  • Texas Mac Man Level 8 Level 8 (44,210 points)
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    Jan 2, 2009 11:44 AM (in response to Peter Nelson1)
    The B&W G3 requires a firmware (Boot ROM version in System Profiler) update. See Mac OS X: Available firmware updates
    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86117 The update should be installed (using OS 9) BEFORE you install OS X. Did you install the update?

     Cheers, Tom

     G4 AGP 400, G3 400 FW Pismo,, Mac OS X (10.4.11), OS 9.2.2, DSL, Zip, Canon LiDE30 Scanner, CD-RW, Canon i960 Printer, Belkin UPS
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