Memory test util for classic macs?
trag at io.com
Sun Nov 2 00:08:48 CDT 2008
>Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2008 07:11:58 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre at floodgap.com>
>> Anyone know of a decent memory test utility that runs on classic macs (68k
>> I have an old Mac Portable that I'm struggling to get an OS on -- I
>> consistently get "bad F-line instruction" traps when booting from System 7
>> disks (floppies and CD-ROMs), which from what I can tell probably means bad
>> memory. I'd like to find out if it IS memory, and if so, whether it's the
>> onboard 1mb (I hope not) or on the 4mb expansion...
>> My internet searches have come up dry (I've found stuff for OS X, and early
>> PowerMacs, but nothing for the 68k line).
>If you can find Snooper, I think it has a RAM test tool in it that will work
>and does not require the Snooper NuBus board to be installed.
RAMometer from (OOB) NewerTech works on older Macs. I know it will
work on 68030 Macs. I'm not sure if it will work on 68000 based
Macs. It might need the PMMU. I think there's a copy in my
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