On Wed, 6 Aug 2003 21:24:24 -0400, Marc P. wrote
(in message <933c0c1.0308061724.59c182cbposting.google.com> ):
A really tough problem to find :-(. I would do a Clean Install, Zap the PRAM,> Hi,
> I'm just wondering if anyone here would have any clues about a problem
> occuring on my Lombard PB (400MHZ 192/6gig [original drive] / DVD). It
> has started freezing up about every 20 to 30 minutes or so. I'm runing
> OS 9. I was running a 20 gig Hitachi 3rd party drive and thought that
> was the problem but I've since put back in the original Apple 6 gig
> drive, reinitialized it and reinstalled all software taking great care
> not to use any old preference files and I'm having exactly the same
> problem! Nothing has changed. The thing freezes up every 20 minutes or
> so. It doesn't happen in any particular program as such but mostly in
> Photoshop (6) and Internet Explorer (5.1.6), the ones I most often
> If anyone has any clues as to what could be going wrong (hardware,
> software)... and how to fix it, I would greatly appreciated it.
> Marc P.
and let the thing cycle for a while in the Finder. If it still freezes, I
think you can be pretty sure it's hardware. If not, it's probably software.
Start adding stuff back in one at a time and try to figure out which it is.