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Re: NetBSD on a PowerMac G5

> My G5 which has had four CPU failures is one of the last quad-G5s
> made.  As far as I can tell, it's never had a coolant leak (I am
> just preparing to throw it away today after the last failure, and I
> see no evidence of any kind of leakage inside its chassis).
> The dual-core G5 modules really pushed the envelope for the process
> they were made in.  They run extremely hot -- thus the need for exotic
> cooling technologies.  Even with those exotic cooling technologies in
> place, they seem to eventually burn out.

I had to replace the thermal grease on one of the CPUs to make the unit work.
Might help in your case.

Kind regards,

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