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A Fix For iBook G4 Airport Kernel Panics

18 Sep

Don’t worry. You are at the correct webpage to find out how to fix the problem of regular kernel panics with iBook G4 1.33 ghz laptops. It’s just this is the only computing post I’ve written within a blog that’s otherwise dedicated to political commentary. Feel free to take a look around!

Around a year ago I started having problems with my Mac iBook G4 1.33 ghz 12″. I would get crashes or kernel panics regularly and the laptop would have to be restarted. This was no easy task as it would often crash whilst restarting. After a bit of googling I found lots of similar iBook G4 owners with similar difficulties. The problem was known to be down to the Airport wireless card but the best solution I could find was to buy a separate USB wireless adapter and turn off Airport in the menu bar. I did this but I was still getting kernel panics quite regularly during normal use and every time I tried to restart the laptop. Eventually, I gave up and bought a new netbook as a replacement. Today however, I had an idea how to stop the kernel panics occurring and it’s been successful.

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