After backing up my desktop machine last night, I let it run the latest Security Update. Mistake.
After the update, the machine wouldn’t boot again – with the fans screaming “I don’t like this RAM” at the top of their lungs.
I removed half the RAM, and it booted up successfully.1
I’ve really just about had it with things breaking right now.
- I’ll try returning the other half of the RAM to the machine later and see if it works again. Bizarre. [back]
At this point I’d almost believe something was wrong with the computer itself. As in… one of the slots is bad or something.
Hopefully this fix will be permanent.
Or you could reset your VRAM. 😉
Command-option-P-R resets the PRAM, which is _almost_ the same thing. It may have helped you too.
/me remembers (somewhat) fondly the old days: reset the PRAM, rebuild the desktop…
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