Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs!

2011-04-11 Thread t...@io.com
On Apr 8, 10:27 pm, Clark Martin cm...@sonic.net wrote: PCI-ATA cards have been and are pricey $60-100 and more for cards with greater functionality.   The Acard 6280M is available on Ebay for $30 with free shipping. The Acard 6880M is $40. (No knowledge of, nor relationship with the

Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs!

2011-04-11 Thread Kris Tilford
On Apr 6, 2011, at 1:15 PM, Mac User #330250 wrote: So, what would happen if one would flash the ROM of a QS with the Open Firmware ROM version of a QS2002? This is interesting. Apple apparently never released any firmware updates for any models of the QS, but I see versions 4.2.1f2,

Leopard on my iMac

2011-04-11 Thread Dan Ziegler
Hi there, I have been having some intermittent problems lately with my family's iMac. About half the time you are using it, all the applications (Safari, the dock, the Finder, Firefox, Textedit, DVD Player) slow down to an abysmal crawl. Then about 45 minutes later it will function perfectly fine.

Re: Leopard on my iMac

2011-04-11 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Apr 11, 2011, at 11:20 AM, Dan Ziegler wrote: April 2008 iMac Penryn 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo 1 GB 800 MHz DDR2 Ding Ding Ding! Right there is part of your problem, most likely. 1GB RAM is far too low. I'd kick that to 4 at least.

Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs!

2011-04-11 Thread Mac User #330250
-- Original message -- Subject: Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs! Date:Monday, 11. April 2011 From:Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net To: g3-5-list@googlegroups.com On Apr 6, 2011, at 1:15 PM, Mac User #330250 wrote: So, what would happen if one would flash the ROM of a

Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs!

2011-04-11 Thread Mac User #330250
MISTAKE: I don't know, but mine has Boot-ROM 4.2.1f2 and is a Quicksilver from 2001 without the LBA-48 property. My Boot-ROM version is 4.2.5f1. Yet another one. Mac OS X 10.4/10.5 reports (German language) Boot-ROM-Version: 4.2.5f1 Mac OS 9.2.2 reports ROM revision:

Re: Leopard on my iMac

2011-04-11 Thread Dan Ziegler
Well the RAM amount is possible, I know it needs more... but it has worked great for 1.5 years until about 2 weeks ago this started. (And will Dad want to spend $70, hmm...) This is really really really slow - I'm talking slower than my old Sawtooth, 10.4.11 with 384 MB! Maybe the install is old

Re: Leopard on my iMac

2011-04-11 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Apr 11, 2011, at 11:47 AM, Dan Ziegler wrote: Well the RAM amount is possible, I know it needs more... but it has worked great for 1.5 years until about 2 weeks ago this started. (And will Dad want to spend $70, hmm...) This is really really really slow - I'm talking slower than my old

Re: Leopard on my iMac

2011-04-11 Thread Doug McNutt
At 12:13 -0700 4/11/11, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Apr 11, 2011, at 11:47 AM, Dan Ziegler wrote: Well the RAM amount is possible, I know it needs more... but it has worked great for 1.5 years until about 2 weeks ago this started. (And will Dad want to spend $70, hmm...) This is really really

Re: Leopard on my iMac

2011-04-11 Thread Clark Martin
On Apr 11, 2011, at 12:13 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Apr 11, 2011, at 11:47 AM, Dan Ziegler wrote: Well the RAM amount is possible, I know it needs more... but it has worked great for 1.5 years until about 2 weeks ago this started. (And will Dad want to spend $70, hmm...) This is really

Re: Leopard on my iMac

2011-04-11 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Apr 11, 2011, at 5:59 PM, Dan Ziegler d.ziegle...@gmail.com wrote: A long time ago I had a similar thing happen when a USB device went flaky. That's possible - but the iMac is all stock HW - Apple kybd. and mouse, and no upgrades or other USB devices. Perhaps some other (internal) HW?