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Re: 5.0.1 lockups on disk access
I was having very similar issues with my DP 800. Anything but Mac OS X
hardlocks on boot. I've never made it past the boot process :/ I've
posted here about this problem about a year ago but with no luck. I've
swapped EVERYTHING in the machine other than the mobo and the CPU
daughter-card. I really hope you can figure this one out.
On 5-Sep-09, at 4:38 AM, Stephen Borrill wrote:
On Fri, 4 Sep 2009, Michael wrote:
On Sep 4, 2009, at 12:06 PM, Stephen Borrill wrote:
I'm trying to install 5.0.1 on a dual G4. When I do a disk-
intensive operation such as newfs or dd /dev/zero to it, the
machine locks solid.
I've tried this with a couple of different machines, a couple of
different hard drives and with the drives as slave and master.
Reminds me - did you try different cables? Reseat all connectors?
Apple IDE chips can be quite touchy.
Yes, every simgle component was swapped out. I tried it on two
completely different computers (which were also tested working with
Mac OS 10.4).
Re: DIAGNOSTIC kernel
I was just using the 5.0.1 iso image as that was the easiest to
start the install before upgrading to 5.0_STABLE. I guess I could
try setting up a net boot environment.
A few weeks ago I had no problems installing 5.0 on a single 733MHz
G4, so I'll also try 5.0 vs 5.0.1 and doing the install on a single
733 G4 vs a dual 800 G4.
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