iBook G4 crashes all the time

jared_kipe

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Dec 8, 2003
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Seattle
I'm running Tiger 10.4.2, it is 800MHz with 128mb built in and a kingmax 512mb ram (wich I've taken out before but havn't been able to say if its the ram or not), combo, here is the latest crash report.

Unresolved kernel trap(cpu 0): 0x700 - Program DAR=0x0000000000108010 PC=0x000000000025B6C0
Latest crash info for cpu 0:
Exception state (sv=0x243BAA00)
PC=0x0025B6C0; MSR=0x00089030; DAR=0x00108010; DSISR=0x42000000; LR=0x0025B660; R1=0x0F653AA0; XCP=0x0000001C (0x700 - Program)
Backtrace:
0x00000001 0x0025B660 0x000EBD14 0x000EC138 0x002A7A94 0x000ABCB0
0x7877464A
Proceeding back via exception chain:
Exception state (sv=0x243BAA00)
previously dumped as "Latest" state. skipping...
Exception state (sv=0x30BD3780)
PC=0x8FE1EA6C; MSR=0x0200F030; DAR=0x00108010; DSISR=0x42000000; LR=0x8FE04790; R1=0xBFFFD610; XCP=0x00000030 (0xC00 - System call)

Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 8.2.0: Fri Jun 24 17:46:54 PDT 2005; root:xnu-792.2.4.obj~3/RELEASE_PPC
panic(cpu 0 caller 0xFFFF0007): 0x700 - Program
Latest stack backtrace for cpu 0:
Backtrace:
0x00095544 0x00095A5C 0x0002683C 0x000A819C 0x000ABB00
Proceeding back via exception chain:
Exception state (sv=0x243BAA00)
PC=0x0025B6C0; MSR=0x00089030; DAR=0x00108010; DSISR=0x42000000; LR=0x0025B660; R1=0x0F653AA0; XCP=0x0000001C (0x700 - Program)
Backtrace:
0x00000001 0x0025B660 0x000EBD14 0x000EC138 0x002A7A94 0x000ABCB0
0x7877464A
Exception state (sv=0x30BD3780)
PC=0x8FE1EA6C; MSR=0x0200F030; DAR=0x00108010; DSISR=0x42000000; LR=0x8FE04790; R1=0xBFFFD610; XCP=0x00000030 (0xC00 - System call)

Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 8.2.0: Fri Jun 24 17:46:54 PDT 2005; root:xnu-792.2.4.obj~3/RELEASE_PPC
Model: PowerBook6,3, BootROM 4.7.7f0, 1 processors, PowerPC G4 (3.3), 800 MHz, 640 MB
Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon 9200, ATY,RV280M9+, AGP, 32 MB
Memory Module: DIMM0/BUILT-IN, 128 MB, built-in, built-in
Memory Module: DIMM1/J31, 512 MB, DDR SDRAM, PC2700U-25330
AirPort: AirPort Extreme, 400.17 (3.90.34.0.p11)
Modem: MicroDash, UCJ, V.92, 1.0F, APPLE VERSION 2.6.6
Network Service: AirPort, AirPort, en1
Parallel ATA Device: MATSHITACD-RW CW-8123,
Parallel ATA Device: Hitachi IC25N030ATMR04-0, 27.94 GB
 

Hemingray

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Jan 9, 2002
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Ha ha haaa!
Sooooooo... how long as his been going on? Did you recently install any new programs/drivers/RAM? Does it happen at random times or is it pretty predictable? More info please.
 

jared_kipe

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Dec 8, 2003
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Nope, forever. I'm fed up with it. Hector thinks its the ram on the logic board. But I would never be able to prove that to apple because it passes the ram tests.
 

Mord

macrumors G4
Aug 24, 2003
10,090
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UK
it happens most on wake from sleep indicateing ram as when the mac stores it's state in the ram then takes it back all scrabled it's going to cause a problem.
 

tjmcardl

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Oct 30, 2004
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Urbana, IL
jared_kipe said:
Nope, forever. I'm fed up with it. Hector thinks its the ram on the logic board. But I would never be able to prove that to apple because it passes the ram tests.
Do you still have the original apple ram? If you do, run your ibook for awhile with that instead of your kingmax module and see if you still get kernal panics. I had a very simillar problem with my ibook g4 800 and a 512 stick from crucial. I would get kernal panics and system wide freezes that required restarting, but the ram always passed the hardware test.

For me the problem started slowly, just once a week or so, and then started accelerating over a month and a half. When I went back to the apple ram, I had no more crashes. Crucial replaced it quickly for me and I've had no problems with it since (a little over a year now).

And as long as the apple techs can duplicate your problem (i.e. it crashes on them too) they should fix it. They don't necessarily need to see a failed hardware test.

-Tim
 

jared_kipe

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Dec 8, 2003
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tjmcardl said:
Do you still have the original apple ram? If you do, run your ibook for awhile with that instead of your kingmax module and see if you still get kernal panics. I had a very simillar problem with my ibook g4 800 and a 512 stick from crucial. I would get kernal panics and system wide freezes that required restarting, but the ram always passed the hardware test.

For me the problem started slowly, just once a week or so, and then started accelerating over a month and a half. When I went back to the apple ram, I had no more crashes. Crucial replaced it quickly for me and I've had no problems with it since (a little over a year now).

And as long as the apple techs can duplicate your problem (i.e. it crashes on them too) they should fix it. They don't necessarily need to see a failed hardware test.

-Tim
I've never been able to duplicate any of my laptop crashing problems (on a 15"alu also) at the applestore.
 
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