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General Hardware Discussions / Re: OS 9 Wakeup Issues
« by Cashed on January 26, 2022, 05:17:46 AM »

......  and welcome!  Gratz on getting your hands on the G4 MDD, and great work on dual booting. Please have  ............  Search the Entire MacOS9Lives forum. MacOS9Lives: G4 MDD Freeze MacOS9Lives: G4 DA dying PSU, easy fix  ............ : The ATX2AT Smart Converter MacRumors: G4 MDD Freezing After Sleep -some macos9lives member  ......

...... ! I recently got a dual-867 MDD G4 with the hopes of using it for DAW purposes.  ............ .  For some reason, trying to open Pro Tools just freezes the computer entirely; I need to Force Quit or  ......
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General Hardware Discussions / A MDD conundrum
« by Greystash on May 07, 2022, 02:24:30 AM »

...... 've had a Power Mac G4 MDD (FW800 model) for years and never used it  ............   Recently I bought a logic board for the original MDD model which did support native OS9 booting, put  ............  back up) but when it starts to load the Finder it freezes. The menubar and windows appear but then it  ............  PC-3200. After reading up on the specs for the MDD models it appears that 4 - PC-2700 is required  ............  now.   My last question: is there a thread for MDD PSU replacements, or a known good source?   ......

......  is not effective. I'm interested! I bought this MDD for old games and Mac OS 9.  I'm new user Mac OS  ............  floppy disk, or "Happy Mac" appears and the boot freezes. I've been struggling with it for a ~2 month,  ............  I can't boot Mac OS 9; 2. Spend $100 on another MDD.  Unfortunately, due to sanctions, I can't buy a  ......
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General Hardware Discussions / g4 mdd freeze with mouse control
« by ettore on August 19, 2015, 11:19:40 AM »

...... ...i am a newbie os9 user.I Have a g4 mdd dual 1.25 with a new 160gb hd,ati 64mb,os rom  ............  a lot of apps but rarely and suddenly the os freeze with the pointer controlled by the mouse, and the  ............  chance is to turn off and reboot.At reboot the g4 go with no problems.Maybe an heat problems?The g4  ............  very well before  and after the freeze,i dont know what cause this issue. I have 2gb of  ......

......   Provide more information on your actual machine… MDD, QS, AGP, etc. (Should be noted on label located  ............  RAM except one stick. Boot to see if it still freezes. If not, add back RAM one-by-one / boot testing  ............ . You may have an extension conflict.  OR, when it freezes… do the Command+Option+Esc key sequence to Force  ......

...... -native, and hence can be put in a VM.) On my MDD, I just went to AppleShare in Chooser. I did have  ............  turn on your 10.5 VM because the OS9 machine will freeze up for 2-3 minutes while it is failing to connect  ............  main machine preference.  with an SSD in my OS9 MDD G4, and transfers across a gigabit network... it  ......

......  shouldn't do that (and doesn't do that on my G4 MDD)  Two things come to mind: hardware issue or  ......

......  So, I have a beautiful condition, boxed Powerbook G4, upgraded to 120GB SDD, 2GB RAM & a brand new  ............  on it, although I will take offers!  The other MDD is a dual 1ghz (I think), however it seems to  ......

......  on January 04, 2021, 01:13:24 PM  I have a G4 Mini and a MDD fw400 dual CPU. Both run.  ............ . Sometimes in the middle of a project.   These freezes are not the OS. I've run an MDD daily for years  ............  that didn't exist in OS9. I have a dual-boot MDD (OS9 & 10.5) I just reboot to OSX, fetch the file, ............ 's hardware diagnostic app, which I have for the MDD, refuses to run from three different CDs I've  ......

......  cant tell that "unlocked" USB2 mode on integrated MDD port is safe and does not freeze the machine  ......

......     When I first restored from the "Unsupported G4" disc to a FW800 MDD it booted fine the first  ............  applied only to much older hardware caused this freeze. Removing it made everything work correctly. (I  ............ ) Some of the open transport stuff causes a freeze. And there is few more that I haven't yet  ............  that cause a freeze that are on the cd. So I'm still working through  ......

......  were included).  Fortunately, I have had no mouse freeze-ups, and the M-Audio Transit USB works as a sound  ............ , so well! In fact, it runs just as good as my Mac MDD.  My next step is to remove the original hard  ............   You guys are an excellent community! You gave my G4 Mac Mini a new life! I was very dissatisfied  ......

......  was "ssffkeep". As expected, the super-picky G4 MDDs and Xserves rejected some of the sticks even  ............  responsible for random finder crashes and system freezes on one machine even though the system never  ......
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Browsers, FTP, & Remote Control / FTP Transfer freezing
« by Syntho on September 25, 2014, 07:03:53 PM »

......  else works 100%. I first noticed this on my MDD G4 in OS9 but I also notice it happening on my  ............  though because sometimes it works, sometimes it freezes. It seems to happen at random. Does anyone have  ......

......  Italy here.  I've been far away from my studio's G4 for the last 5 years because of my new sport- ............  in case of sellin it on E**y.  The Mac is an MDD originally dual 1.25 FW 400 (which as far as I  ............  course 1,5 gb under Classic.  I switched on the MDD after many years of silent sitting down on the  ............ .. And more, yesterday evening, switching on the G4 with option key pushed, the "OSX Tiger" Hard  ............ (which I have downloaded), I am trying to boot the G4 from it but at the end of the startup process (" ............ " drivers of the sonnet CPU, it dramatically Freezes and I am not able to boot the machine from NONE  ......
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General Hardware Discussions / add usb ports=nothing work
« by ettore on August 22, 2015, 01:38:20 AM »

......  a malediction...no usb pci cards works in my mdd.tried one with ali chip,and another with nec chip, ............  freeze and malfunctions coming up rapidly.is there any  ............  to usb adapters that works on os9 or osx? Its an mdd problems with those pci/usb cards or others g4  ......
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Virtual Machine & Emulation / Re: MachTen from Tenon Intersystems
« by Protools5LEGuy on August 31, 2017, 09:15:14 AM »

......  complicated package, and MachTen will politely freeze up.  (Please don't interpret the last paragraph  ............  RAM, and turn Virtual Memory off. The 1.25GHz MDD FW400 dual G4 was the natively fastest (and last)  ......
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HELP BOARD ! Installing & Troubleshooting the Classic Mac OS / Re: G4 or G5 v.s. Pentium 4 (New User)
« by supernova777 on September 07, 2014, 05:07:45 PM »

......  peripherals from your p4 system and buy a powerpc g4 quicksilver or mdd and move your drives +  ............  tho the g5 machines are notorious for unexplained freezes + hangs.. + problems with both water + air  ............  to have these cooling problems and issues with freezes and they are compatible with pci hardware still  ............  own current stuff first thing i would do is buy a g4 MDD... and also a good intel powered pc or mac..  ............  site.. u would want to focus on a real powerpc g4 machine    ......

......  have tried almost every combination of Power Mac G4 Motherboards & Processors (Yikes thru MDD)... I  ............  pleasure of messing around with a few prototype G4 MBs that leaked from apple over the years  Single  ............  a few fan mods)... Started out quiet (compared to MDD) and made really quiet, this baby has plenty of  ............  cache, very stable for DAW Apps  MDD Firewire 400 (with a harder fan mods)... Started  ............ .  Mactron (like many others) like to over clock MDD 1.25 and get them up to 1.5 (with great success  ............ . I compared resistors around voltage regulator on MDD's 867 DP daughtercard (which have the same  ............  panics. Now i'm trying 1.75 GHz at 1.65V but my MDD freezes at getting about 40 degs C (weird, at 1. ............  it gets about 43 degs C and no freezes) and i got one Kernel Panic at start. Maybe it  ............ .75 GHz.  http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/299/g4mdd125singleresistorsvj5.jpg http://imageshack.us/ ............ .75 GHz is not stable, even at 1.7 and 1.75 V. It freezes even faster than at 1.65 V. I'm thinking, that  ......

......   once i installed a 500 Gig and i had lost of freezes. Maybe a SCSI-device would do better.    SCSI 3  ............ .com/29160.html  it requires the 64-bit slot of an MDD. people used those with the 73Gb 10k rpm raptors  ............  buffer you should not use any bg image but on a G4 its no problem.   ......
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