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#1 2018-01-12 16:52:46

Alfamacg4
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Registered: 2018-01-07
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Powerbook G4 - it can be without an airport card? Is it possible?

My problem is on the airport card which causes kernel panics.
I need to replace it but since I do not need to have the wi-fi for the use I have to do,

I would like to know: can the Powerbook live without the airport card?

Currently I use the Pb with "safe mode" but I need the audio.

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#2 2018-01-14 17:34:33

ClassicHasClass
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Re: Powerbook G4 - it can be without an airport card? Is it possible?

Yes, you can just remove it. It's not essential for operation.

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#3 2018-01-25 06:57:49

Alfamacg4
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Re: Powerbook G4 - it can be without an airport card? Is it possible?

I would like to know if from the report the cause of the kernel panic is the airport card.

https://imgur.com/uY9jr1A

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#4 2018-01-25 21:13:41

ClassicHasClass
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Re: Powerbook G4 - it can be without an airport card? Is it possible?

Seems suspicious. Why not pull it and see?

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