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The unknown factor is the hard drive. I've had hard drives pass all kind of hardware tests and then crap out trying to load the OS. Kernal Panic logs don't always tell the complete story and most of the time are difficult to interpret.

As inexpensive as hard drives are, I would purchase a new one for the G3 and give it a try. If it panics even with a new HD, you can always return the new drive for a refund. Just make sure you purchase the drive at a store that accepts returns.

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