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    OK, I understand you guys and thanks for reading...

    OK, I understand you guys and thanks for reading this.
    I don't want to "bitch" on anything here.
    I have this problem with that particular upgrade and
    I'm looking for to save it from trashing it....
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    Without a willingness to discuss details all I...

    Without a willingness to discuss details all I can say is request some tech support from Giga and or send it back for warranty repair. They can tell if it has a problem.

    Yes, that's what I did 2...
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    THrow in some information, like, where it sits?...

    THrow in some information, like, where it sits? Is it off the ground or carpet? Does it have plenty of free airspace around it? Is the room of reasonable temperature? Do all the G4s fans turn, even...
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    Giga design #5-1212G Heat issue...

    System:
    G4 AGP Digital Audio (originally 466mz)
    3 hard drives, 1 audio card.
    Ram 1.5 g

    This cpu upgrade (G-celerator#5-1212G) is getting so hot
    that the machine will first reports errors and...
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    The culprit is the GIGA 5-1212 CPU upgrade! All...

    The culprit is the GIGA 5-1212 CPU upgrade!
    All these random problems are caused by
    the cpu overheating.
    I had to test with a 2nd G4 466 to be sure.
    By putting the card voltage down from 6.0v to...
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    Which Apple hardware test version did you use?...

    Which Apple hardware test version did you use?
    Version 1.1

    Will try to do more testings...
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    Well, finally got an apple hardware test cd!...

    Well, finally got an apple hardware test cd!
    Reports:
    Logic board Error detected
    Error code
    SCC/3/7

    Does it needs to have the logic board replaced?
    If so, where to get it?
    And thanks again!
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    Yeah, thanks! But why is Explorer running OK on...

    Yeah, thanks!
    But why is Explorer running OK on the other machine?

    Here's another excerpt from the latest freeze:

    MacsBug 6.6.3, Copyright Apple Computer, Inc. 1981-2000

    User break at...
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    If someone can get a clue with Macsbug, here's...

    If someone can get a clue with Macsbug,
    here's part of the report concerning memory heap...



    WARNING: One or more heaps may be corrupt. Use HC ALL (Heap Check) for a thorough check.
    ...
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    Well, thanks for your reply! No bad blocks on...

    Well, thanks for your reply!

    No bad blocks on the drives.(Norton verified)
    Dimm is ok.(dimm 1st aid & techtool)
    PCI ATA card is a Sonnet tempo ATA 133.(no scsi)
    OS 9.2.2 clean install was done...
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    Thanks! As a new attempt, I've installed...

    Thanks!
    As a new attempt, I've installed macsbug!
    At the first crash it reports:
    your heap is probably corrupt...

    What is the heap?
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    The freezes still happen with extensions off....

    The freezes still happen with extensions off.
    OS9 is also installed on a different disk and
    it still happens booting from there.
    Is there a way to check the pci board?
    Could it be the video card?...
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    all ram, motu driver, extension conflict...

    all ram, motu driver, extension conflict meticulously
    checked.
    The 2nd mac G4 AGP is running fine + same set up.
    Could it be the pci board having an intermittent
    problem?
    or psu voltage drop...
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    What would be the sign of a failing logic board?...

    What would be the sign of a failing logic board?
    What would be the symptoms of a bad pci board connection?

    Freezes stop when the sound output control panel
    is set to built in (instead of the...
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    Humm, the freezes are back! So this is not the...

    Humm,
    the freezes are back!
    So this is not the soundcard.

    The memory was checked adding the 512 stick
    one by one.

    Giga upgrade checked.(work fine in the 2nd machine)

    The freeze happen...
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    It seems more and more plausible that the...

    It seems more and more plausible that the
    problem was caused by the soundcard!
    MOTU 1224.
    The machine would freeze playing
    back audio.
    The driver may not be fully compatible
    with the faster...
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    suite

    Running os 9.2.2.
    Explorer is working allright in the G4 500 AGP.
    So it should work as good in the DA too.
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    suite...

    Try pulling two of the dimm's and running with 512MB
    Will do.

    Today while booting, it froze + this message:
    Sorry, a system error occured
    "apple audio extension"
    bus error...
    then after a...
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    computer froze again

    As I was watching a streaming quick time video from
    a web site, the computer froze again.
    So, it seems to have something to do with caching
    whether with memory or disk.
    The problem was existant...
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    booting

    This morning, the machine stopped booting
    after the icon of the first drive appeared.
    Had to reboot a 2nd time to completion.
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    G4 DA freezes and crashes (suite)

    OK here's my report:

    1-Try booting into Open Firmware
    checked!

    2-Make sure the Processor, RAM, Video, other PCI cards all seated really good
    checked!

    3-SYSTEM
    Volume format: Mac OS...
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    G4 Random Freezes And Crashes

    I have a G4 (466) digital audio + GIGA DESIGN UPGRADE 1.2 that has been giving random freezes or crashes since I got it.

    I also have a G4 500 AGP that is working perfectly.

    I have the exact...
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    Tried a repair with disk warrior and still the...

    Tried a repair with disk warrior and
    still the same problem.
    Anyone knows what this text means?
    etc/master.passwd: Not a directory
    etc/master.passwd: Not a directory
    sh: /etc/profile: Not a...
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    My system: G4 500mz OS X on 1 partition OS...

    My system:
    G4 500mz
    OS X on 1 partition
    OS 9.2.2 on a 2nd partition.
    Here's the problem:
    As the booting progress then the monitor screen turns black with this text writen:
    etc/master.passwd:...
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    Do you know if it is possible to use the power...

    Do you know if it is possible to use the power center pro cpu210mz card
    into
    a power center 150 ?
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