Powerbook G4 troubles. (sleeping, etc)

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by orangephoto, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. orangephoto macrumors newbie

    Aug 25, 2006
    Alright, I have a 17" Powerbook G4

    Machine Name: PowerBook G4 17"
    Machine Model: PowerBook5,7
    CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (1.2)
    Number Of CPUs: 1
    CPU Speed: 1.67 GHz
    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
    Memory: 1 GB
    Bus Speed: 167 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: 4.9.1f1
    Serial Number: *****etc
    Sudden Motion Sensor:
    State: Enabled
    Version: 1.0

    ok, well ive been having a problem with it randomly going to sleep.. now ive hunted around and found various fixes.. etc.. and i think its fine (for now)

    my question is this... is there a way for me to make sure everything is fine? or is there a good free utility i can use to check on my pbook...

  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    There's a Hardware Test that came with the machine. It'll either be on a separate disc or bundled with the restore discs. If it's the latter, then boot with the discs inserted and hold D. It should say on the disc what you need to do. :)

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