Re: Jury/jerry rigging.

2013-02-17 Thread Bill Connelly
Someone else believes thusly: JURY rigged is sailing term, as in Mast. rigging the mast or sails. Jerry rigged is a Slap at German's at the end of WWII, Nazi's to be exact...when they started to run otu of supplies and needed to fix thangs! Thus Jerry rigged, meaning put together crumily..

Re: Jury/jerry rigging.

2013-02-17 Thread Bill Connelly
You know, not all of my responses are getting through to the G3-G5 list ... And my post to Mac Pro aren't getting up on the Mac Pro board ... having been scolded for trying to publish them here ... I believe my posts have been banned by the Nannie, or at least have to be reviewed first ... So

Re: G5 2.7 RAM upgrade.??

2013-02-13 Thread Bill Connelly
On Feb 13, 2013, at 2:03 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: On Feb 13, 2013, at 10:07 AM, Valter Prahlad wrote: One of the suggested trick was the hair dryer one (it makes the solders contacts temporarily working). In industrial heat gun is just a super hot hairdryer, and Harbor Freight sells

Re: Beige G3 Desktop External HD Device Boot

2013-02-10 Thread Bill Connelly
On Feb 10, 2013, at 1:27 PM, Click wrote: Tnx, Kris. That's what I was beginning to think. Seems a little odd given the internal ATA drive(s) boot setup. So I need to look for a SCSI interface external drive. What version of SCSI would work on the beige G3 built-in port-only v1? Does

Re: Beige G3 Desktop External HD Device Boot

2013-02-10 Thread Bill Connelly
On Feb 10, 2013, at 3:08 PM, Click wrote: The setup that I tried originally was an 80G drive partitioned into 7G and 83G on the external FW device. Since the internal ATA drive is only 6G, this allowed me to backup the internal ATA drive completely to that first partition. My intent was

Re: G5 Damaged in Shipping

2013-01-28 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 27, 2013, at 11:06 PM, glen wrote: G5 dual 2.5Mhz, June 2004, Radeon 9800 XT video. Model #A1047 EMC# 1969. M9457LL/A, liquid cooling. Curious who the Shipper was ... I had a similar G5 model (Quad Core) machine shipped to me by FedEx Ground, and even though the computer case

Specs on a Borderline 23 Apple Cinema DIsplay HD

2013-01-22 Thread Bill Connelly
Can anyone tell me more (tonight hopefully), about this 23 Apple Cinema Display HD? Identifiers: Aluminum - M9178LL/A - A1082 In particular, is it from the later made models that had 700:1 contrast ratio, as opposed to the early ones that had 400:1? Here are some research sites: This site:

Re: SCSI issue has arisen

2013-01-15 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 14, 2013, at 9:12 AM, Bill Connelly wrote: RE: ATTO Configuration Tool:I was trying to remember something about the flashing of an older ATTO SCSI PCI card ... I believe if it is flashed for Tiger, you lose the OS 9 capability. Haven't had time to figure out why I cannot get

Re: SCSI issue has arisen

2013-01-14 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 14, 2013, at 12:18 AM, DLC wrote: Thank you, gentlemen, for responding. You're info is helping my memory. Len, I followed yor lead and found a good 80-68-50 SCA adapter on eBay for under $4 shipped, so hurrah! Thank you. Bill, I believe our card at school was indeed an Atto - the

Re: SCSI issue has arisen

2013-01-13 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 13, 2013, at 4:56 PM, DLC wrote: Many thanks for any thoughts, Regards, Dana I believe I have this one in my Yikes! running Tiger IIRC: ATTO ExpressPCI PSC SCSI Controller Card Features: Model # 0042-PCBX-002 Working Pull from a Power Mac G3 External 68-pin Ultra Wide SCSI

Re: Mac Pro Testing Suggestions

2013-01-10 Thread Bill Connelly
I would like the List Nanny to close this thread (I'm the OP). I apologize for starting it here, and have initiated it on the Mac Pro list. Thx -- 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

Mac Pro Testing Suggestions

2013-01-09 Thread Bill Connelly
Just got a nice deal on a Mac Pro 3,1 (Early 2008) 2 x 3.0MHz with Intel Xeon 5400 series (Harpertown) processors. What type of testing might I run, to exercise the various parts? Is there an Apple Hardware Test or Service Diagnostics that I could get a hold of? I have run Geekbench, and

Re: G5 Quad Core Shaken Up in Transport

2013-01-05 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 5, 2013, at 6:03 PM, Cameron Kaiser wrote: The quad G5 has a much lower rate of LCS failure or compromise than other liquid cooled G5s. If it were, say, a dual 2.5 like my folks', I agree I'd check the LCS first. But on this quad, I'd do the clean-up and thermal paste renewal

Re: G5 Quad Core Shaken Up in Transport

2013-01-05 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 5, 2013, at 10:29 PM, Cameron Kaiser wrote: Sure, a Mac Pro would be faster, more compatible with recent OSX, and sucking less power. On the other hand, you would have the added trouble of your old software compatibility... I agree with Valter. The upgrade cost can be sizeable.

Re: G5 Quad Core Shaken Up in Transport

2013-01-03 Thread Bill Connelly
, B at 34°C and eventually just a blank screen with LED red lights 1 and 6, and no action. It bothered me that the PC Tech person did not let it run a while ... (they were multi- tasking) ... Given all this: On Jan 2, 2013, at 10:51 AM, Bill Connelly wrote: At times it would run a while

Re: G5 Quad Core Shaken Up in Transport

2013-01-02 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 1, 2013, at 11:47 AM, Mac User #330250 wrote: -- Original message -- Subject: G5 Quad Core Shaken Up in Transport Date:Tuesday, 01. January 2013 From:Bill Connelly billycarmac...@verizon.net To: g3-5-list@googlegroups.com At times it would run a while

G5 Quad Core Shaken Up in Transport

2012-12-31 Thread Bill Connelly
Recently got a Power Mac G5 Quad Core 2.5, and the original Apple box had received a hard knock in shipment. One end was punched in (6 inch square area) , and even though the styrofoam inside was also broken in somewhat, there appeared to be no damage to the pristine case. Unfortunately,

Can I use an OS X 10.5 - G4 Installation on a G5?

2012-12-30 Thread Bill Connelly
Wondering if I can use the OS X 10.5.8 installation I have on a harddrive, that was created on a G4, in my PowerMac Quad Core G5? Is the file system on a G5 different than a G4? Can I simply CCC my OS X 10.5.8 G4 to my G5? Could I just insert the SATA drive, also formatted on a G4, into the

Re: Can I use an OS X 10.5 - G4 Installation on a G5?

2012-12-30 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 30, 2012, at 3:05 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: Can I simply CCC my OS X 10.5.8 G4 to my G5? Yes. OS X, provided you don't try to use a version older than your hardware supports, is universal Are there different versions of 10.5.8? Could I just insert the SATA drive, also

Re: Apple --AHT images?

2012-12-30 Thread Bill Connelly
I just received my Quad G5, and the Seller was kind enough to include the grey Tiger Install DIsk which includes my AHT 2.5.2. I'm going to look at the Black Retail OS X 10.5 DVD that I purchased a number of years ago, by Restart-ing holding down opt ... if it is on there, it should appear

Re: Can I use an OS X 10.5 - G4 Installation on a G5?

2012-12-30 Thread Bill Connelly
My Quad has a bit of a problem, to be resolved at the Mac Doctor ... I believe that is why my installed G4 HD did not appear to work in my G5. It did show up on the Desktop, but having Startup issues caused it to not mount later. Time will tell ... once the G5 is up and running, all should

Re: Apple --AHT images?

2012-12-28 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 28, 2012, at 3:50 AM, Mac User #330250 wrote: Just a thought… How is it with AHT and ASD? My *impression* is, that AHT is the part of diagnostics software that is meant for the customer, and ASD is meant for people doing technical service… True? If it is true, and that is my

Re: Apple --AHT images?

2012-12-27 Thread Bill Connelly
On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 2:04:30 AM UTC-4, c...@gamewood.net wrote: On Jun 14, 2011, at 12:24 PM, john hios wrote: Dan wrote: At 2:53 PM -0400 6/13/2011, Charles Davis wrote: I find myself in need of an AHT image for a Dual 2Ghz G5 tower Haven't been able to locate in Apple's

Re: Apple --AHT images?

2012-12-27 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 27, 2012, at 3:21 PM, Fabian Fang wrote: On Dec 27, 2012, at 7:47 AM, Bill Connelly wrote: Anyone have the AHT 2.5.2 for use with a Quad Core G5 2.5GHz? It's supposed to be on an Applications Install DVD that comes with OS X 10.5.5 and greater DVDs ... I think. I have OS X 10.5

Re: Apple --AHT images?

2012-12-27 Thread Bill Connelly
I'm in need of ASD 2.5.8 [Apple Service Diagnostic (Dual Boot) 2.5.8] Just google for it. That’s how I found it anyway. Anyone have the AHT 2.5.2 for use with a Quad Core G5 2.5GHz? I have original media for AHT 2.1.1 (Power Mac G5 Mid-2004 or so) and AHT 2.2.5 (Power Mac G5

Quad Core G5 Sales Inquiry Advice

2012-12-26 Thread Bill Connelly
A friend has offered to sell me his Quad Core G5 which he says is in Mint condition. One problem he noticed was that in Sleep Mode, it would occasionally turn on all its fans ... which he says was fixed when he runs a program named SOX. More of a software issue than hardware. I am concerned

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-26 Thread Bill Connelly
Is there anything in the OS X 10.5.8 system, that turns the L3 cache On / Off at Startup? I had been using Sleep Mode fairly extensively ... now reminded by a friend that there were issues with Sleep Mode and PCI cards, and possibly other things. Could this have messed up the use of L3

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-25 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 16, 2012, at 12:00 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: On Dec 15, 2012, at 10:21 PM, John Callahan wrote: Have you considered overheating? I had the same problems with my QuickSilver (2000). Replaced the heat-sink cooling fan and reseated the heat-sink and the problems were gone

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-25 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 25, 2012, at 9:04 PM, John Callahan wrote: Bill, Have you checked the fan that cools the heat sink. I ran my QS with the side door open and discovered the heat sink cooling fan was bad. I ordered a new fan and while waiting for it ran the computer with a small electric fan

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-25 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 25, 2012, at 10:12 PM, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: That wouldn't make the L3 cache appear / disappear from the Hardware list, would it? No, it would not. But, the L3 cache chips were somewhat notorious for failing for no apparent reason. I believe I read somewhere, someone

Re: Folder access

2012-12-20 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 20, 2012, at 1:21 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Dec 20, 2012, at 11:16 AM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: DO a Get Info in the finder for the volumem, and in the Sharing and permissions section you can shange the permissions. You should see a gear menu like on

In the Market for a G5, maybe ...

2012-12-17 Thread Bill Connelly
A friend suggested I upgrade to a G5 tower, after my G4 QS 2002's cpu went bad ... I'm doing mostly involved photography processing in the HDR area now ... so speed is a good thing. All my applications are 32bit style coding ... will I run into any problems with G5s in general? What

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-16 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 15, 2012, at 11:26 PM, Alex Sciortino wrote: If that error is CPU cache replace it. My issue started with that and it refused to bong today. They are cheap enough. I would recommend a dual 800mhz or faster if you want to use it for anything other than a server. I'd like to

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-15 Thread Bill Connelly
I also ran AHT 1.2.6 on my QS 2002, and it showed no signs of problems. -- 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: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-15 Thread Bill Connelly
Another thing I just realized I have been doing ... plugging / unplugging my Firewire webcam while the system is booted up. Could that be a cause of my woes? Since Firewire is not hot-swappable? I saw one time in my system log, that an Ecamm plugin was somewhat confused (I think) Maybe

Re: PowerMac G4 Processor

2012-12-15 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 15, 2012, at 7:49 PM, Alex Sciortino wrote: I ordered the 450mhz replacement. Are there any things I can do it improve my server's performance? Not an expert on this, but maybe adding an SATA PCI card and SATA drives. -- You received this message because you are a member of

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-15 Thread Bill Connelly
Conatacting Bruce offline with (minus attachments here): On Dec 15, 2012, at 1:41 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Dec 15, 2012, at 6:34 AM, Bill Connelly wrote: Another thing I just realized I have been doing ... plugging / unplugging my Firewire webcam while the system is booted up. Could

Re: My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-15 Thread Bill Connelly
Late ... Breaking News ... According to another AHT run tonight, a Startup Error was reported: POST / 16 / 64 A google search produced a discussion, which one contributor says it possibly means some of the cpu cache is bad. This would explain the kernal panics, and shut downs at Startup,

Re: What is slowing down my G 4

2012-12-14 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 12, 2012, at 11:59 PM, Norm Rowe wrote: Mac G4 with OS 10.5.8 with 2gig memory was running ok but lately get notices about upgrading to adobe on several web sites. This has lest to a marked slow down on my Mac. Any connection? Norm I just had what might be a gone bad 512MB RAM

My Quicksilver Dual 1GHz G4 has gone bizerk ...

2012-12-14 Thread Bill Connelly
Would someone be willing to look at my logs to see if they can tell me what has happened? System / Hardware Configuration: OS X 10.5.8, SATA drive off an SATA PCI card, GeForce 4MX video, 1GB RAM, down from 1.5GB. After moving my hard drive with system on it to my DA Dual 533, I saved my

Re: What is slowing down my G 4

2012-12-14 Thread Bill Connelly
You might consider running applejack. There's version 1.6 now on various sites: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/15667/applejack Don't know why, but it takes forever to connect to http://applejack.sourceforge.net/ as of the writing of this response. -- You received this message because

Re: UhOh ... Flash 11.5 Only

2012-11-28 Thread Bill Connelly
So if someone would make a version which reports itself as 11.5.502.110 (current Mac version of Adobe Flash), I may be ok? How is that done again? Some type of text editing program and the Flash Player.plugin file? I would be willing to try. -- You received this message because you are a

Re: UhOh ... Flash 11.5 Only

2012-11-21 Thread Bill Connelly
On Nov 21, 2012, at 7:31 AM, Andy wrote: Try this: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/2016390/FPforFBPPC.zip It's a hacked Flashplayer plugin pretending to be a newer version. It worked on my G5 iMac, G4 Powerbook and many others. It doesn't work with every site that requires a newer version of Flash

Re: UhOh ... Flash 11.5 Only

2012-11-21 Thread Bill Connelly
Doesnt seem to work ... This site is asking for 11.5, and I see this version's Get Info is 11.1 -- 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

Re: Better keyboard for my G4

2012-10-19 Thread Bill Connelly
Will an add-on USB Keyboard function the same at startup? Some may not if I am not mistaken. Could also depend on how it is connected ... on-board USB vrs a USB PCI card. Some things to think about. -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using

Re: Dual 2.0ghz G5 won't boot after being unplugged overnight....

2012-09-28 Thread Bill Connelly
did u also disconnect the internet connection? at home, the telephone line can carry a surge as well. On Sep 26, 2012, at 10:10 AM, spilrules wrote: Yesterday we had a thunder storm and when leaving my office I not only turned off my power strip that our (G5 DP2.0ghz, 4.5gb ram) computer

Re: G4 Quicksilver Tower - DOA

2012-07-09 Thread Bill Connelly
There's the LEM Swap List: http://lowendmac.com/lists/swap.html You will need to join the google group associated with it. I think you're right about not getting rich off it ... sorry to say ... My QS Dual 2002 is still running nicely, but I live inland, and we recently survived the

Re: G4 and OS 10.5

2012-05-09 Thread Bill Connelly
On May 2, 2012, at 7:31 PM, Jonas Lopez wrote: I run G4 450MHz 576Mb had to use speed fake to get 10.5 to install. It is not any better, but is on a 3rd partition the other two are 10.4.11 which works best of all. IMHO it is NOT worth the effort. 10.5 is rather slow and only a few apps

Re: Crashes and keyboard freeze on MMD

2012-04-25 Thread Bill Connelly
On Apr 22, 2012, at 6:28 PM, Tom wrote: I bought a MDD 1.25 single processor machine to replace the a QS 867. I swapped the 160Gb HDD from the QS for the 80Gb drive in the MDD, added 1.5Gb of used RAM. I have had the OS crash, Safari crash, Skype loose port settings. When I initially installed

Re: AGP Video Card Selection

2012-03-09 Thread Bill Connelly
On Mar 9, 2012, at 1:30 PM, Valter Prahlad wrote: Il giorno 7-03-2012 5:29, Bill Connelly ha scritto: Would someone suggest a good agp video card, available today, that I can use in my Quicksilver Dual 1GHz under 10.5.8? I currently have a Geforce 4MX in my Quicksilver I see some people

AGP Video Card Selection

2012-03-08 Thread Bill Connelly
Would someone suggest a good agp video card, available today, that I can use in my Quicksilver Dual 1GHz under 10.5.8? I want to purchase a Samsung 22 HDTV for use as a monitor, and it requires HDMI input. Perhaps a video card with a DVI connector, as I have an extra DVI to HDMI adapter.

Re: Firefox

2012-01-08 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jan 7, 2012, at 11:08 PM, Mel wrote: I don't see any address bar in TFF. Where is it? - its the open space, below the tabs, that has the Gray Star, Triangle, and Reload symbols at the end ... the URL address window -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group,

Re: How do I block outgoing connections in Safari?

2011-12-31 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 31, 2011, at 7:21 AM, dc wrote: When I shut down Pandora and cleared all website data most of the activity stopped. That makes sense to me, Pandora is constantly running pop-up ads and collecting data about the music I select. Even with just this page open I still get 6 different

Re: 10.4 or 10.5 for a G4

2011-12-24 Thread Bill Connelly
I have a partition for each OS: X 10.5.8, 10.4.11 and 9.2.2. Depending on the jobs at hand, I can boot into any partition, except I use 9.2.2 for Classic mode. As it turns out, I don't use Tiger and Classic much anymore. I can stand the 10-15% hit in speed IIRC from my tests with Xbench.

Re: bots

2011-12-23 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 23, 2011, at 9:34 AM, Lawrence David Eden wrote: Macs don't get infected easily, so I am not sure if I need to take action or not. Xfinity is offering Norton Security Suite to Mac using customers for free. Is there any harm in installing this software? I have been avoiding

iSight FW webcam and External FW Harddrive

2011-12-18 Thread Bill Connelly
Has anyone experienced interference between an iSight FW webcam, and an external FW harddrive? I was using CCC and it would not backup my internal drive, to my external one, hanging mercilessly until I tried unplugging the iSight webcam ... and then things went back to normal. I was not

Re: Update OSX 10.4.7 to 10.4.11 but Software Update is crashing

2011-12-16 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 15, 2011, at 10:17 AM, Marc Avila wrote: Hello, We are tying to to upgrade a G4 running OSX 10.4.7 so that we can use the Logmein service. Logmein is asking that we update to 10.4.11 but when we try to run the Software Update or even by downloading and installing the update combo

Re: Analog video input?

2011-12-16 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 16, 2011, at 3:59 AM, David W. Morris wrote: If you don't have a camcorder with firewire output, how do most Mac users input their analog composite video into their Mac's for editing? I have a couple older Hi-8mm camcorders and a ton of family tapes that I want to edit on my Dual

Re: Question re failing HD

2011-12-13 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 12, 2011, at 1:40 AM, Dan wrote: Of course, there are all sorts of other carnage scenarios. Shrapnel flying around, etc... and then there's Norton ... -- 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

Re: G4 Quicksilver sleep

2011-12-08 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 8, 2011, at 3:05 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Dec 8, 2011, at 8:04 AM, Gene Henley wrote: I decided to add a four port USB 2.0 card to my Quicksilver. This one has a NEC chipset. It works well ,except my sleep function no longer functions.I removed the card. Sleep funtion now

Re: PPC Flash Player UPDATE NEWS

2011-12-06 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 4, 2011, at 10:26 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: I believe some other sites have also instituted this Flash Player test. Since Adobe quit supporting PPC Macs at v.10.1.102.64, and the current version is 11.1.102.55, it appeared that we PPC users were out-of-luck and seeing our access to

Re: PPC Flash Player UPDATE NEWS

2011-12-06 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 5, 2011, at 6:57 PM, Ken Daggett wrote: http://sports.yahoo.com/video/player/news/Graham_Bensinger_InDepth/25954415 Hmmm. I wonder why it just works on this MDD dual 1.25, running 10.4.11 and using Firefox 3.6.24. I certainly don't recall doing any sort of

Re: PPC Flash Player UPDATE NEWS

2011-12-06 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 5, 2011, at 6:57 PM, Ken Daggett wrote: On 5 Dec 2011, at 12:55:26 PST, Kris Tilford wrote: On Dec 5, 2011, at 9:08 AM, Jeff Bequette wrote: Amen! It was seriously annoying! Opps! I thought it was fixed for all sites, but I just found a site that won't play with the hacked PPC

Re: Rolling Back to Panther OSX

2011-12-04 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 4, 2011, at 4:27 PM, Avid_Fan wrote: My G4 MDD came pre-loaded with 10.4 and I had (or I have since upgraded to) a newer version of Quicktime and thus this problem. SoI have picked up the MDD original install discs for peanuts and may roll back to 10.3.2 to solve the Quicktime

Re: [G3-5]Re: USB 2.0 Card for MDD G4

2011-12-01 Thread Bill Connelly
On Dec 1, 2011, at 5:34 AM, MaGioZal wrote: On 10/27/11 12:12 PM, Bill Connelly at billycarmac...@verizon.net wrote: I would actually go with the cheaper one. They could be the same card, with a different name stamped on them. Although I like Sonnet Tech ... I heard ... Rule

Re: hd

2011-11-26 Thread Bill Connelly
On Nov 26, 2011, at 10:22 AM, Baldassare Guzzo wrote: PM G4 933 with lots of goodies. I have an external enclosure that I want to add a sata drive to use as a back up. Did hard drive prices just jump up like 30% in the last month or is it my imagination? If they did, was it because

Re: PCI Cards under OS X 10.5.8 vrs 10.4.11

2011-11-23 Thread Bill Connelly
On Nov 22, 2011, at 2:17 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Nov 22, 2011, at 12:07 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: Is it unusual for a PCI card to show up under 10.5.8, but when I boot the same machine under 10.4.11, it does not show up? It is an M-Audio 2496 Audio PCI card, which I have not yet

PCI Cards under OS X 10.5.8 vrs 10.4.11

2011-11-22 Thread Bill Connelly
Is it unusual for a PCI card to show up under 10.5.8, but when I boot the same machine under 10.4.11, it does not show up? It is an M-Audio 2496 Audio PCI card, which I have not yet installed the drivers. Drivers do not work (very well) under 10.5.8, but supposedly will be fine under

Daylight Savings Time and OS X?

2011-11-21 Thread Bill Connelly
Anyone know where to set Observe Daylight Savings Time in OS X.5.8? I just got an e-mail from a friend in Ghana, and now being 5 hours in front of us, they are still showing up as only 4 ... My reply e-mail at 7:15am, occurred before their e-mail to me at 7:45am ... so I am guessing that

Re: G4 Server Idea

2011-11-14 Thread Bill Connelly
On Nov 13, 2011, at 2:17 PM, Alexander Gomes wrote: You can also use the mac as a webserver. I used to use one myself a few years back for those very reasons. I still have a sawtooth G4 350 that I use for FTP access on my home network. Just remember that pretty much anything server related,

Re: G4 Server Idea

2011-11-14 Thread Bill Connelly
On Nov 13, 2011, at 1:18 PM, Alexander Gomes wrote: OSX comes out of the box ready for that. Open system prefs, sharing and enable ftp access. You will need to port forward port 21 on your router to that system so it will be accessable from the net. FTP Access doesn't show up in my list

Re: G4 Server Idea

2011-11-14 Thread Bill Connelly
On Nov 14, 2011, at 11:01 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Nov 14, 2011, at 7:44 AM, Bill Connelly wrote: FTP Access doesn't show up in my list of Services under System Preferences Sharing ... I'm running OS X 10.5.8 ... wonder what the issue is? I only have one Account

Re: Which G5 or older Mac

2011-11-13 Thread Bill Connelly
On Nov 10, 2011, at 10:09 AM, JoeTaxpayer wrote: My bad. See http://www.primatelabs.ca/geekbench/mac-benchmarks/ Your QS has a benchmark rating of 857. As another poster stated, stay with the 2.3GHz G5, air cooled, it has a benchmark of 1967, about 2.3X your current QS. Can't say that sounds

G4 Server Idea

2011-11-13 Thread Bill Connelly
Could I use one of my Macs, as a Server through my DSL connection? I am considering what to do since Verizon dropped the ability to use ftp with my artsite, through Adobe Golive. I could buy space on something like GoDaddy.com, but I don't care for the idea of another internet bill. Paying

Which G5 or older Mac

2011-11-09 Thread Bill Connelly
Some day soon, I'd like to upgrade to a faster cpu Mac, from my current 10.5.8 based models: a QS 2002 Dual 1GHz and a Digital Audio Dual 533. A Dual 2 GHz sounds really nice ... I run many older apps such as Photoshop CS, InDesign CS, Adobe Golive CS, Sibelius 3 and Ableton's Live 6 plus

Re: MDD IDE vs. SCSI, battle of the busses?

2011-10-31 Thread Bill Connelly
On Oct 30, 2011, at 9:58 PM, Bruce Godfrey wrote: The only other place you can put hard drives in this machine is at the back in another two drive carrier adjacent to the ATA100 header on the MB. I had one IDE drive and one SCSI drive there. With just those two together everything

USB Modems any good?

2011-10-27 Thread Bill Connelly
Are USB modems any good for Macs (or PCs for that matter)? Yahoo Messenger with webcam? USB and Wireless, that is. Or is USB just not the best for streaming anything like video ... I might be traveling to Ghana, and this is offered there:

Re: USB 2.0 Card for MDD G4

2011-10-27 Thread Bill Connelly
On Oct 26, 2011, at 1:52 PM, Michael McMurtrey wrote: Of these two cards, which would be better for an MDD G4 running OS 10.4.11? Sonnet Allegro: http://www.sonnettech.com/product/allegro_usb2.html The no-name card shown as 1st item on this page: http://tinyurl.com/3avcnam I would

Re: USB Modems any good?

2011-10-27 Thread Bill Connelly
On Oct 27, 2011, at 10:08 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: On Oct 26, 2011, at 8:27 AM, Bill Connelly wrote: Are USB modems any good for Macs (or PCs for that matter)? Yahoo Messenger with webcam? USB and Wireless, that is. Or is USB just not the best for streaming anything like video

Re: USB Modems any good?

2011-10-27 Thread Bill Connelly
On Oct 27, 2011, at 12:24 PM, Len Gerstel wrote: Uh, VERY IMPORTANT! Make sure you fully understand Data charges. If you are going to stream video, you are going to burn through that 3GB pretty quickly. How much per GB is it after the promo allotment? I have read WAY TOO many stories

Re: Good external hard drive?

2011-10-27 Thread Bill Connelly
On Oct 26, 2011, at 12:15 AM, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: Anyone care to make recommendations for an external hard drive? 500GB to 700GB's, is cost any indication of quality?Need only for back up, speed is not a factor, nor is Firewire important. Something in the $100.00 range. Seagate is

Re: Good external hard drive?

2011-10-27 Thread Bill Connelly
On Oct 27, 2011, at 10:10 PM, JoeTaxpayer wrote: 480Mb/s not fast enough to keep up with a photo slide show? That's strange. I remember now, the files being drawn from the external, were tiff images, scanned at 600dpi. Maybe it was the size. Another Poster thinks it was Preview.app ...

Re: What is the Highest OSX a Digital Audio G4 can run?

2011-10-22 Thread Bill Connelly
On Oct 14, 2011, at 6:59 PM, Valter Prahlad wrote: Il giorno 14-10-2011 18:25, smac0031 ha scritto: IIRC you could install 10.5 on it, using some hacks (I think there's plenty info on the Net). CCC works just fine. After that, If you need to use the OS X Install Disk (for example to

Re: Image Scaling Software needed

2011-10-22 Thread Bill Connelly
I'm using Digital Photo Professional / Batch Processing, but I got it with my Canon 60D Digital Camera. Perhaps there is an earlier version of GraphicConverter that runs on PPC Macs under Tiger out there ... -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for

Can I talk about software on my G4?

2011-10-17 Thread Bill Connelly
Like others? (my post never made it to the G3-G5 list as far as I know ... ) Has anyone used Dropbox: (www.dropbox.com) Does it open up a channel for hackers under OS X 10.5.8? -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop

Re: What is the Highest OSX a Digital Audio G4 can run?

2011-10-14 Thread Bill Connelly
I have 10.5.8 on my Digital Audio Dual 533 ... got it there with CCC (Carbon Copy Cloner). -- 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

Re: Only way to stop the sex and drug SPAM?

2011-06-19 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jun 18, 2011, at 11:03 AM, Dan wrote: At 10:49 AM -0400 6/18/2011, Bill Connelly wrote: But I keep getting these things, and its been happening for a long time ... they end up in my g3-g5 mailbox. Perhaps someone's just using my e-mail address I have for the g3-g5 list to SPAM me

Only way to stop the sex and drug SPAM?

2011-06-18 Thread Bill Connelly
Terminate my membership? Is this the only way to stop the sex and drug sales e-mails from coming from the G3-G5 LEM List? I'm not getting much from the topics these days anyway ... -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5

Re: Only way to stop the sex and drug SPAM?

2011-06-18 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jun 18, 2011, at 9:49 AM, Dan wrote: At 9:15 AM -0400 6/18/2011, Bill Connelly wrote: Terminate my membership? Is this the only way to stop the sex and drug sales e-mails from coming from the G3-G5 LEM List? From? A legit g3-5-list email has a TO field that says - and note the lower

Re: Only way to stop the sex and drug SPAM?

2011-06-18 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jun 18, 2011, at 11:03 AM, Dan wrote: At 10:49 AM -0400 6/18/2011, Bill Connelly wrote: But I keep getting these things, and its been happening for a long time ... they end up in my g3-g5 mailbox. Perhaps someone's just using my e-mail address I have for the g3-g5 list to SPAM me

iSight Camera App

2011-06-04 Thread Bill Connelly
I have an iSight hooked up to my Digital Audio Dual 533, running under OS X 10.5.8. Are there any free apps for using the camera better than iGlasses at $9.95? Is the iSight camera being used to its full potential on my Dual 533 MHz system? Motion is not very smooth ... just a function

Re: iSight Camera App

2011-06-04 Thread Bill Connelly
On Jun 4, 2011, at 7:43 AM, Bill Connelly wrote: I have an iSight hooked up to my Digital Audio Dual 533, running under OS X 10.5.8. Are there any free apps for using the camera better than iGlasses at $9.95? Is the iSight camera being used to its full potential on my Dual 533 MHz

opt-cmd-P-R when installing Kensington MouseWorks 3?

2011-05-24 Thread Bill Connelly
Is it normal to have to do a opt-cmd-P-R after installing the Kensington MouseWorks 3 into OS X 10.5.8? I kept getting kernal panics on my Digital Audio Dual 533 under 10.5.8 after a first attempt with a fresh download of the file from their site. After doing a Safe Boot, and a Reboot,

Re: opt-cmd-P-R when installing Kensington MouseWorks 3?

2011-05-24 Thread Bill Connelly
On May 24, 2011, at 2:26 PM, Wayne Stewart wrote: I think I've used every version of Mouseworks and never had to zap the PRAM. I'm using Mouseworks on several computers and it's been flawless. As Bruce said, the only problem has been with the trackball which requires the occasional takedown

Re: OS9 and OSX drivers for Adaptec AHA-2930CU?

2011-05-21 Thread Bill Connelly
On May 21, 2011, at 5:41 AM, Kris Tilford wrote: On May 21, 2011, at 3:43 AM, Jörg Duurkoop wrote: Does anybody here have those drivers installed and could mail them to me please? Perhaps some of these links will work?(didn't try them)

Re: CPU upgrade options for Power Mac G4 DA

2011-05-16 Thread Bill Connelly
Il giorno 16-05-2011 13:36, Robert Menes ha scritto: I have a Power Mac G4 Digital Audio that I'm looking to upgrade for a friend. It is the 466 MHz model, running OS X 10.4.11. Which brings me to my question: what are some good compatible upgrades for DA Power Macs? I bought a DA

Re: Problems maxing ram on Quicksilver

2011-05-10 Thread Bill Connelly
On May 10, 2011, at 12:01 PM, Michael Farrell wrote: I will try the hardware diagnosis you recommended and try to find the link (I got this computer second-hand through work). I am currently running only two 512MB modules in the machine now and it has been stable except for maybe one

Re: Malfunctioning ATA Drive

2011-05-07 Thread Bill Connelly
On May 7, 2011, at 12:14 PM, gifutiger wrote: Greetings Can we assume that this configuration did work and that it has failed recently or is this something that has been added? If the drive did work and has recently failed, what has changed or been changed in your platform? Have you tried

Re: Lock your doors....

2011-04-26 Thread Bill Connelly
On Apr 26, 2011, at 10:30 AM, Yersinia wrote: On 4/25/11 11:21 PM, Dan wrote: 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

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

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