Model M6497 or A1005 / 500, 600, 700, 800, or 900 MHz G3 processor

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How do I disable the onboard RAM on an iBook?

Hi! I've got an iBook G3 that is giving me kernel panics, and I'm 99.9% sure it's due to bad onboard memory. This specific machine aside, does anyone know how to disable onboard RAM on an iBook G3/G4? I once saw a guide to cutting the paths to the RAM on the logic board, but that seems a little extreme, and I'm wondering if there's an easier and more effective method, perhaps a command line command I can enter?

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Hi, here's a URL on how to do that--make sure you scan down to get to what you need. Good luck. Ralph

http://osxbook.com/book/bonus/ancient/wh...

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Actually I read the document, and while it's got good info, it doesn't discuss disabling onboard iBook RAM. Does anyone know how to do this? Thanks

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Could you find the installed memory address and use the procedure listed to temporarily shut it off? Ralph

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