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R: Re: G5: 3 blinks and no boot [message #33315] Tue, 15 January 2013 13:29
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> Da: johnson@pharmacy.arizona.edu


> However, the suddeness and the fact that it happened while it was running does

seem to indicate that maybe it's amemory controller that failed on the mobo.
>

> Have you tried populating different slots (the G5's need them in pairs, but any

pair in any slot set will do) if you get the errors regardless, it's most likel
y the logic board.

Yes, I tried several combinations of sticks within different slots (beside vacuu
ming the slots), no change.
So it looks like it's the controller (or the memory slots).

I'm going to try the hair dryer trick next (someone wrote an heat gun is even be
tter).

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