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

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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


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


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