Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread crumvoc
This computer works great, except for other than a power-off, BOTH the fans (internal and power supply) will not shut down. I have reset PRAM, NVRAM, current firmware, etc. Also reset CUDA. Any chance that the PRAM battery might be causing this? Any other suggestions? Thanks -- You

Re: hd tv tuner for G4 ?

2011-04-25 Thread wren
Thank you, both. If the G4 is underpowered for the task, the resolves it. -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is at http://lowendmac.com/lists/g-list.shtml and

Re: Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread Wayne Stewart
I have 3 BW G3s and neither fan ever stops spinning while they're powered up. I was under the impression that they weren't supposed to stop On Apr 24, 10:06 pm, crumvoc crumvoc...@gmail.com wrote: This computer works great, except for other than a power-off, BOTH the fans (internal and power

Re: Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Apr 24, 2011, at 10:06 PM, crumvoc wrote: This computer works great, except for other than a power-off, BOTH the fans (internal and power supply) will not shut down. I don't think Apple introduced active thermal fan control until later in the the G4 series; the fans simply run all the

Re: Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread Kris Tilford
On Apr 25, 2011, at 12:06 AM, crumvoc wrote: This computer works great, except for other than a power-off, BOTH the fans (internal and power supply) will not shut down. This old computer doesn't support hibernate (safe sleep), which would be the only situation I'm aware of where an

iMac G4 questions

2011-04-25 Thread Dan Ziegler
Hi there, I have recently bought an iMac G4 (iLamp) off craigslist-it's the original 17 model (800 MHz, SDRAM, 80 GB). When I bought it the girl told me, I think it needs a Software Update. Well, turns out it needed a lot more than that. I plugged it in, hooked up a Pro keyboard and mouse, and

Re: iMac G4 questions

2011-04-25 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Apr 24, 2011, at 4:14 PM, Dan Ziegler wrote: But I was wondering why the old drive failed. It wouldn't even start up off the OS X DVD to do a disk check! I took the original failed hard drive and stuck it in my Linux box, and ran Disk Utility (the Gnome app, it's similar to Apple's). Disk

Re: Carbon copy slow on G5 PM

2011-04-25 Thread Bruce Johnson
On Apr 24, 2011, at 5:19 PM, John Carmonne wrote: I have a G5 PM Dual 2.7 and I'm copying a 1.1 TB folder from an internal 2TB drive to an external eSATA 2 TB drive it seems as though according to the progress bar that this will take 25 hours. There must be some problem here I don't think

Re: Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread Kris Tilford
On Apr 25, 2011, at 3:24 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: I believe the original poster is saying the fans won't stop when the machine is shutdown ... i.e. powered off. Not Sleep Mode ... Not Booted Up ... Not in Screen Saver Mode ... but, Shut Down. Weird. I think you read his posting wrong.

iMac G4 questions

2011-04-25 Thread Dan Ziegler
Hi there, I have recently bought an iMac G4 (iLamp) off craigslist-it's the original 17 model (800 MHz, SDRAM, 80 GB). When I bought it the girl told me, I think it needs a Software Update. Well, turns out it needed a lot more than that. I plugged it in, hooked up a Pro keyboard and mouse, and

Re: Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread Valter Prahlad
Il giorno 25-04-2011 19:34, Bruce Johnson ha scritto: I don't think Apple introduced active thermal fan control until later in the the G4 series; the fans simply run all the time. It's been a while since I sold my Beige G3 266... but I seem to remember hearing its fans revving up sometimes (in

Re: Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread Bill Connelly
On Apr 25, 2011, at 6:52 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: On Apr 25, 2011, at 3:24 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: Weird. I think you read his posting wrong. Here is what he wrote: This computer works great, except for other than a power-off, BOTH the fans (internal and power supply) will not shut

Re: Fan issue on Powermac g3 400mh, 640 ram

2011-04-25 Thread Kris Tilford
On Apr 25, 2011, at 9:01 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: Thanks and my apologies ... guess I got caught off guard with what seems to be double negative like techies ... I read it the same way the first time, and started at reply based upon the wrong reading, and only realized my error when I saw

Re: Lock your doors....

2011-04-25 Thread Dan
At 4:37 PM -0700 4/25/2011, Bruce Johnson wrote: Kind of obvious advice for most folks, but they still leave the electronic ones open all the time. http://tinyurl.com/3nvokkh ROFLMAO People here in South Jersey still leave their doors and cars unlocked. Getting them to lock down their