Re: G4 Quicksilver Tower - DOA

2012-07-08 Thread Sean Carroll
H, You might consider this: http://www.apple.com/recycling/gift-card/ Haven't tried it myself yet, but I plan to, not that I expect or care about the gift card part. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs -

Target Disk Mode with SATA

2012-04-19 Thread Sean Carroll
The setup: A Gig-E and a Sawtooth, both running Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8, both with SATA HDs and PCI card SATA controllers.. The desired outcome: Target Disk Mode, one to the other (either way). The really desired outcome: Target Disk mode via FW 800 (PCI cards on both machines). Probably

USB Bluetooth dongle for G4 compatible with new wireless devices?

2012-04-19 Thread Sean Carroll
Could someone tell me if I could anticipate a problem in trying to get a new Apple wireless keyboard and Magic Trackpad to work with Power Mac G4s (Sawtooth, Gig-E) by way of either of the 2 IOGear devices shown on the following page: http://eshop.macsales.com/search/USB+Bluetooth+dongle

Re: Time Machine backups in wrong folders

2012-04-09 Thread Sean Carroll
You're wrong. When connected to a single volume, time machine uses the entire volume. The correct solution is erase and partition, so you have one volume per backup. Just moving the folders won't alter the internal DB structure Time MAchine uses to keep track of things. Thank you. I

Time Machine backups in wrong folders

2012-04-08 Thread Sean Carroll
Done right, it would appear that there should be no problem using the same external drive partition for Time Machine backup for 2 different Macs. Correct me if I'm wrong. My problem is that some backups are in the wrong folder. What I should see in column view is: TM

Re: PCI Cards under OS X 10.5.8 vrs 10.4.11

2011-11-24 Thread Sean Carroll
My Revolution 5.1's drivers for 10.4 10.5 never did work quite right. They did work, but some options were greyed out, settings were forgotten, etc… I won't buy another M-Audio card for OS X without first researching other user's experiences with it. My Revolution 7.1 works fine in a

Re: Dashboard

2011-11-06 Thread Sean Carroll
I keep setting it to show the weather from Kansas City, MO (I load that on the website it sends you to) but it keeps going back to St. Louis, MO. I an only 45 minutes from KCMO so I want it to stay on that weather. How do I make it do so? What I would do is first go to the NWS website for

Leopard/G4: Unwanted captions and duplication in menus

2011-10-27 Thread Sean Carroll
) Force Quit Finder (different shortcut) Sleep Restart... Restart Shut Down... Shut Down Log Out Sean Carroll... (shortcut) Log Out Sean Carroll (different shortcut) The Safari menu duplicates Private Browsing, and there are also duplicates in Safari's file menu (but in no other Safari menus

Re: Leopard/G4: Unwanted captions and duplication in menus

2011-10-27 Thread Sean Carroll
I don't recognize this particular issue, but this is the sort of weird thing that happens when you accidentally turn on some of the Universal access stuff. I'd considered that earlier. Although I haven't been in the Universal Access preferences in ages, it seemed possible that something

Re: Stupified by Spotify

2011-07-19 Thread Sean Carroll
Anyone using Spotify? What's your experience? I just found out about Spotify from a friend in Sweden. I plan to give it a try, but thanks for the warning. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750 GB hard drive, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 and Tiger

Re: Upgrading G4 PowerMac AGP Graphics (Sawtooth) to USB 2.0

2011-06-30 Thread Sean Carroll
I added a generic USB 2.0 PCI card with four ext and one int. port, but the machine doesn't seem to acknowledge it Did you press the CUDA button to reset the PMU after you installed the PCI card? If it works at some point, do I end up with two USB buses? Yes. It's not a problem. Sean

Re: Interesting Problem

2011-06-26 Thread Sean Carroll
routine tasks. I remember it well, and with no nostalgia. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750 GB hard drive, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 and Tiger 10.4.11, Gigabit Ethernet M-Audio Revolution 7.1 PCI cards, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128 MB AGP

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-19 Thread Sean Carroll
Here's a decent explanation of what you see in the 'ls -l' command: http://www.computerhope.com/unix/uls.htm Thanks, Bruce. Interesting story about wheel. Truth is stranger than fiction. Here I was, thinking it might have to do with Linda Ronstadt's Heart Like A Wheel, or Stealers Wheel,

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-19 Thread Sean Carroll
rwx means that the owner (user) has read, write, and execute permissions to the directory. Execute permission is required to display the directory contents. The blanks might show two more rwx items, first for the group and last for everyone. Thank you, Doug. Execute permission is not

M-Audio Revolution 7.1 notes

2011-06-19 Thread Sean Carroll
. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750 GB hard drive, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 and Tiger 10.4.11, Gigabit Ethernet M-Audio Revolution 7.1 PCI cards, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128 MB AGP -- You received this message because you are a member of G

SATA to eSATA adapter cable

2011-06-19 Thread Sean Carroll
thinking that for Time Machine's incremental work, the FireWire standard won't matter much. But for CCC, faster than FireWire would be great. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750 GB hard drive, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 and Tiger 10.4.11, Gigabit

Re: SATA to eSATA adapter cable

2011-06-19 Thread Sean Carroll
. The adapter cable I'm looking at it is down the page here: http://www.macgurus.com/store/ecom-prodshow/SATACables.html Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750 GB hard drive, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 and Tiger 10.4.11, Gigabit Ethernet M-Audio

Re: SATA to eSATA adapter cable

2011-06-19 Thread Sean Carroll
booting from any attached drive, Not sure about ACHI, but I could probably find out easily. The external drive is a LaCie Quadra 2TB. Quadruple interface, including eSATA (and an eSATA cable is included). The internal drive, FWIW, is a Seagate 750 GB SATA, 7200 RPM. Sean Carroll slcarr

Re: Interesting Problem

2011-06-19 Thread Sean Carroll
with an expert. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750 GB hard drive, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 and Tiger 10.4.11, Gigabit Ethernet M-Audio Revolution 7.1 PCI cards, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128 MB AGP -- You received this message because you

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-17 Thread Sean Carroll
is about, or why Sean2 has wheel and Sean doesn't. What is total 16? 16 of what? Some things are looking clearer. 19 + 9 + 4 = 32, and 32 Sean. (1156 + 136) = (646 x 2). I think I grasp the significance of the foregoing. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.6 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
Sawtooth 1.6 GHz 2 GB RAM running Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 Oh man, do I need help. Is there a way to change all the read/write permissions for every file and folder in a Home folder all at once? Please say there is. I just found out that a Home folder can have a capacity other than that of the HD

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
Thank you, Bruce. Terminal says: Last login: Tue Jun 14 15:07:32 on ttys000 Seans-Power-Mac-G4-Leopard:~ Sean$ ls -l /Users total 0 drwxr-xr-x@ 15 Anyone Anyone 510 Apr 25 19:12 Anyone drwx--+ 32 SeanSean1156 Jun 14 14:27 Sean drwxrwxrwx+ 18 Sean2 staff612 Jun 14 13:09

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
http://support.apple.com/kb/TA24068 seems to say that with File Vault you are always talking to a disk image that was likely established with a maximum size. Thank you, Doug. The irony here is that in order to disable FileVault, I am being asked - well, required - to create more space in

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
From the Sean2 account: Last login: Tue Jun 14 16:53:20 on ttys000 Seans-Power-Mac-G4-Leopard:~ Sean2$ pwd /Users/Sean2 Seans-Power-Mac-G4-Leopard:~ Sean2$ From the Sean account, the pwd is Sean. Does Sean or Sean2 hold your stuff? You mean my stuff as i know it? That would be Sean. The

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
Sorry all about the HTML last message - this is from Sean2, where my mail settings are a little out of whack. Having never messed with it, I don't know; can you move folders out of your home directory to elsewhere on the hard drive? Yes. You can copy the FileVaulted stuff to the root level

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
Can you, logged in as Sean2 get into the Sean folder? I was able to at one point, but now that Sean folder is locked, don't know why. If not, try this: Last login: Tue Jun 14 18:00:01 on ttys000 Seans-Power-Mac-G4-Leopard:~ Sean2$ sudo -s WARNING: Improper use of the sudo command could

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
1. Log in as the account user. 2. Use Security preferences to turn off File Vault (you will be logged out during the process). 3. Log in with the account again. 4. Use Security preferences to turn FileVault back on (you will be logged out during the process). When you do step 2

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
Are you serious? 10^9 files requires a 30 bit integer to count them. I wouldn't be surprised to find that Apple's disk image structure can't handle it with 32 bit unsigned integers. No, 1 billion was a gross exaggeration. I wasn't being serious and literal. Always on the lookout for dry

Re: Home folder near capacity

2011-06-14 Thread Sean Carroll
Open a terminal window. Change to the base directory.cd /Users/seancarroll chown to the name you want chown -R seancarr:seancarr * Thanks, Ralph (and Bruce) - always appreciate opportunities to learn more about what I can do in Terminal. When I try reading at length about it in

Re: RealTek 8169 in Beige G3 on OSX?

2011-06-02 Thread Sean Carroll
Perhaps some day I'll revisit this issue out of curiosity. Darn it. The 8169 ought to work, and it bugs me that it doesn't I had a similar problem not long ago getting a gigabit ethernet card (also RealTek 8169) to work, both with OS 9 and OS X. Mind you, it was with a G4 (Sawtooth)

Case fan replacement on Sawtooth

2011-05-15 Thread Sean Carroll
, but definitely help avoid. Thanking you in advance, Sean Carroll -- 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 our netiquette

Re: Wells Fargo, Numbers and Appleworks

2011-05-07 Thread Sean Carroll
up my budget alive. Quicken offers budget pies. You can download statements from your bank into Quicken as well. Not that there's anything wrong with spreadsheet DIY. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750 GB hard drive, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0

Re: Power Mac G4 (AGP graphics)

2011-05-03 Thread Sean Carroll
I have a Power Mac G4 (AGP graphics) with 512 MB. It is in good shape and runs faultlessly. Is it worth while to upgrade the memory to 2.0 GB considering the age of the machine and it's resale value? Yes. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, SATA 750

Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs!

2011-04-06 Thread Sean Carroll
be afraid. enable-LBA48 is your friend. Either that, or get a SATA drive/PCI SATA controller that has - as my Seagate and/or Sonnet seem(s) to - LBA48 built in. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

2011-03-31 Thread Sean Carroll
that been on Amazon and eBay had disappeared. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 Leopard 10.5.8 -- You received this message because you

Re: A note on Monolingual 1.3.9 and Tiger

2011-03-27 Thread Sean Carroll
is alive and well as a bootable clone as we speak. If things go crazy-bad with the munged system, I've lost nothing but a couple hours. I appreciate the opinion and the advice. Good caution for others considering Monolingual, too. Thanks. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP

OnyX kills HTML mail... mostly

2011-03-27 Thread Sean Carroll
and the font/size I've chosen for composing in Mail. Too funny to encounter this after I'd concluded (embarrassed) that I'd been wrong and possibly delusional to think such a thing possible. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA

Re: A note on Monolingual 1.3.9 and Tiger

2011-03-27 Thread Sean Carroll
made a point of specifically *not* removing language files from *any* applications after reading how Adobe software reacted to this. So the damaged file must have either been from excising architectures or due to Monolingual being more hacksaw than scalpel. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com

Re: Disabling Top Sites

2011-03-27 Thread Sean Carroll
of... hmmm... maybe doing something with documents/files to have a sorta-kinda Tiger version of Leopard's Cover Flow Finder by way of Safari. Just a vague thought. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives

Re: Disabling Top Sites

2011-03-27 Thread Sean Carroll
Tiger until recently, and then all of a sudden it was. I get how the feature works. I can see now how it could be more than eye candy to some. It's all in how you use a web browser, I suppose. I don't typically have 40 pages open and hop back and forth between them, myself. Sean Carroll

Re: Disabling Top Sites

2011-03-27 Thread Sean Carroll
(and I'm not sure I understand what you meed by 'need input', I guess.) I think Need input! harks back to an old TV show or movie. I seem to recall a robot named - Five Alive? - with an insatiable hunger for sensory/informational stimulus. Input. Dan? Sean -- You received this message

Re: Disabling Top Sites

2011-03-26 Thread Sean Carroll
I hope I'm not being irrelevant and stupid here again, but... um, didn't Cover Flow debut in Leopard, and isn't Yersinia running Tiger on the Mac in question? Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit

Re: Disabling Top Sites

2011-03-26 Thread Sean Carroll
of one. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 Leopard 10.5.8 -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group

A note on Monolingual 1.3.9 and Tiger

2011-03-26 Thread Sean Carroll
removing 790 MB, but the system came back showing 1.12 GB of additional space on the partition. Either way, not bad. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, Mac

iLife/iWork older versions for older Macs

2011-03-20 Thread Sean Carroll
used to have more. Musta been in the olden days of OS 9. Anyway, all that got me thinking that the only way to get a newer iPhoto was through iLife. Correct? Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit

Re: Mail Archiving

2011-03-20 Thread Sean Carroll
of installing Leopard for that reason alone. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 Leopard 10.5.8 -- You received this message because you

Re: rich text problem

2011-03-19 Thread Sean Carroll
My apologies for being stupid(er than usual). I see that Mail indeed offers message viewing control under PreferencesFonts Colors (set it so long ago I forgot where it was), and I am undoubtedly quite mistaken - memory fails me - that Outlook Express offered anything more under OS 9.

Re: rich text problem

2011-03-17 Thread Sean Carroll
In response to the OP's comment about slipping up and getting reprimanded, what I do: In MailPreferencesComposing, I set the message format to Plain Text. I do this specifically for the G-list (although I could certainly set up a special account with this preference only for LEM list mail

Re: rich text problem

2011-03-17 Thread Sean Carroll
The original idea of rich text was that it would support only simple markup, a limited number of tags. Then, as I understand it, MS got involved and suddenly it was full-on HTML with all sorts of MS specific malformations and such. Aha. (Thanks for the other clarifications as well.) Now

Re: Safari 4.1.3 for Tiger: Fast, but Not Perfect

2011-03-15 Thread Sean Carroll
Folx, can you please double check me on the version of Safari? Well, I with Safari 4.1.3 just ran Software Update and was only told (as usual) that all my software appears to be up to date. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB

Re: Core Image and Quartz Extreme

2011-03-13 Thread Sean Carroll
, between these two, I suspect more people here would recommend the Radeon 9800 Pro. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0, GeForce FX5200, Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 -- You received

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

2011-03-13 Thread Sean Carroll
watch and rarely even consider]). Best stereo I've ever had. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 -- You received this message because

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

2011-03-13 Thread Sean Carroll
so if you need a comprehensive archive it's best to use the archive at http://www.mail-archive.com/. Thank you. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit ethernet USB 2.0, ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, Mac OS X

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

2011-03-13 Thread Sean Carroll
have no experience with eBay and no trust. At the right price, the M-Audio could be worth taking a chance on. I guess I'll keep an eye on LEM Swap for a while. Over and out. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard

Re: Core Image and Quartz Extreme

2011-03-12 Thread Sean Carroll
ones, which would seem to indicate that the new card is truer to the source and thus better. No surprise there. Well, I was surprised that I noticed it. I have a Dual 1.25 MDD running Tiger. OK, that answers the question I posed in the M-Audio thread. Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com Power Mac

Core Image and Quartz Extreme

2011-03-11 Thread Sean Carroll
I finally have a video card that supports Core Image and Quartz Extreme. As an added bonus, it works. I was thinking that I didn't have anything that would give me a demo of these mystical new graphics capabilities right away. But I looked into it. As a wise man once remarked: Haha, ripples...

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

2011-03-11 Thread Sean Carroll
I appreciate the feedback here so far on the M-Audio Revolution sound cards. I get the overall impression that either one should work fine with Tiger in a single-processor G4 desktop. Sean Power Mac G4 AGP Sawtooth 1.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 1 each SATA (750 GB) PATA (160 GB) hard drives, gigabit

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

2011-03-06 Thread Sean Carroll
I own the 5.1 and I was pretty happy with the card. The drivers however had issues such as forgetting settings. Thanks, Tina. Do you still use the card? I see where M-Audio has some updated 5.1 drivers with a release date of 1-27-2009, don't know if that would/would have address(ed) those

The strange world of graphics card ID and ROM matching

2011-03-05 Thread Sean Carroll
Like puzzles? Good (good) mysteries? Look at these: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22707686/DSCN1042.JPG http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22707686/DSCN1043.JPG http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22707686/DSCN1051.JPG http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22707686/DSCN1063.JPG Then: a) Identify the card precisely. Extra points for

Re: The strange world of graphics card ID and ROM matching

2011-03-05 Thread Sean Carroll
I did find this, with a UPC that matches the one on the ZO-52 label: http://zogis.com/index.php?cont=productsid=127 No image where there should be one, though, just the ? Scant info as well. Horrid-looking website. Yikes. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of

Re: A Few Questions

2011-03-05 Thread Sean Carroll
3) Where are the Preferences for Trash so I can get it to stop asking me if I want to delete stuff? Assuming there hasn't been a change to this rather basic function since Tiger, from the menu bar, FinderPreferencesAdvanced and then uncheck Show warning... Sean -- You received this

Re: GeForce FX 5200 causing kernel panics on Sawtooth running Tiger

2011-02-26 Thread Sean Carroll
What version of Tiger are you running? 10.4.11, long since fully updated. Original ATIRage128Pro card (which works fine) is back in and on hand if I need it. Still some stuff left to try out with the 5200. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for

Re: Timer

2011-02-26 Thread Sean Carroll
Is there a timer I can get for my Mac that I can set to remind me audibly of an elapsed amount of time to help with my cooking? iTunes. Sean -- 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

GeForce FX 5200 causing kernel panics on Sawtooth running Tiger

2011-02-24 Thread Sean Carroll
I've been unable to get this new graphics card to work properly. It's the only failure of an otherwise successful upgrade project (Sonnet ST/ G4 1.0 GHz CPU, SATA card and HD, and USB 2.0 card were the other items). I finally spoke with Bob at OHS, and he says the kernel panics are due to the

Re: GeForce FX 5200 causing kernel panics on Sawtooth running Tiger

2011-02-24 Thread Sean Carroll
No display issues at all. The card works in that sense. Bruce, I'd appreciate it if you could look into the thread Sawtooth/ Tiger boot problems (I was unfortunately unaware of the precise nature of the problem at the time of the original post) for some background on my problem. Kris has been

Re: GeForce FX 5200 causing kernel panics on Sawtooth running Tiger

2011-02-24 Thread Sean Carroll
i dont no if someone ask you this the geforce is mac original hardware or pc flash card? I have been told by a G-Groups person that it is definitely a flashed PC card manufactured by Zogis, something that was not mentioned on the OHS website, perhaps because it's common knowledge that many or

Re: GeForce FX 5200 causing kernel panics on Sawtooth running Tiger

2011-02-24 Thread Sean Carroll
according to the OHS website. ??? http://stn2.headgap.com/resale/FMPro?-token=13633003- db=ProductsC.fp3-lay=WEB-format=items.htm-sortfield=SortID- Max=40category=monitors-find Scroll down to the 5th item, or if this link doesn't work the way I think it should, Click to Enter Store

Myriad LEM lists discussion

2011-02-23 Thread Sean Carroll
Perhaps a convention (noun 1. a way in which something is usually done, esp. within a particular area or activity) simple enough for anyone to understand regarding subject lines could do away with all groups but LEM Discussion and LEM Swap. The idea here is that, if you are so inclined, you can

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-20 Thread Sean Carroll
The 5200 is usually a pretty good card, it supports both Quartz Extreme Core Image. Have you checked the firmware revision in System Profiler against other versions available at the MacElite ROM repository?: No, wasn't aware, and thanks much for the link. These cards are usually solid,

Re: network settings have changed-but it won't go away!

2011-02-20 Thread Sean Carroll
I opened the network preferences window and clicked on the ethernet as the network to use. Now it gives me the flip down window that tells me the the network applications have changed. I click on the ok button, the window flips up, and then flips down again. I remember this problem. I was too

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-20 Thread Sean Carroll
Here's what the Tiger 10.4.11 System Profiler had to say about the 5200 when it was installed: Graphics/Displays: GeForce FX 5200: Chipset Model:GeForce FX 5200 Type: Display Bus: AGP Slot: SLOT-A VRAM (Total): 256 MB Vendor: nVIDIA (0x10de) Device ID:0x0321

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-20 Thread Sean Carroll
Comparing this excerpt from the (Unresolved kernel trap) crash report: Kernel loadable modules in backtrace (with dependencies): com.apple.GeForce(4.1.8)@0x89d000 dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily(1.7)@0x46 dependency:

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-20 Thread Sean Carroll
Another oddity with this GeForce 5200 FX. It was advertised as 128 MB, and shows up in System Profiler with 256 MB VRAM. There are two labels on the card itself. One says: FX 5200 128MB/128bit DDR The other: ZO52-CAGP 5200 128 MB AGP The nefarious underworld of video cards. Who knew they

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-20 Thread Sean Carroll
What does System ProfilerGraphics/DisplaysnVidia GeForce FX5200 say? Heh. That was in my previous post, but again: Graphics/Displays: GeForce FX 5200: Chipset Model:GeForce FX 5200 Type: Display Bus: AGP Slot: SLOT-A VRAM (Total): 256 MB Vendor: nVIDIA (0x10de)

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-20 Thread Sean Carroll
There are likely some issues here. This card is made by Zogis, so it's a flashed PC card for certain. As far as I can tell, all the 128MB cards were 64bit cards. It appears the 128bit cards were all 256MB. Thanks for all the good information and the offer to help, Kris. I need to mull

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-19 Thread Sean Carroll
Conclusion: There is no joy to be had from this GeForce 5200 FX graphics card. Tiger booting problems and kernel panics during booting, restarts, and occasionally while running applications (Console, Safari, Mail), and possibly an OS 9 problem because of it. I can't absolutely make that

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-16 Thread Sean Carroll
Removed new video card and reinstalled old one - immediate problem solved. No booting problems. OS 9 problem (see below) has changed from Login Error forcing a restart to Application Login has quit unexpectedly with no apparent ill effect. Each of the panics in this log show the crash

Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

2011-02-15 Thread Sean Carroll
The booting process on my Sawtooth has gone absolutely haywire in the aftermath of some major upgrading. I hope it's OK to post a crash report here from a failed boot attempt (this particular failure was of the blue screen and eventual message in several languages to restart or hold down power

Re: Power Mac G4 733mhz Digital Audio dilemma

2011-02-11 Thread Sean Carroll
Doesn't Leopard require a minimum 867 MHz CPU? Leopard's *installer* does the speed check. ppc Leopard itself will run on any G4/G5. Thanks for clearing up that confusion on my part. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4,

Re: Anyone Want To Explain? + The -122 Error

2011-02-11 Thread Sean Carroll
So for instance if you had a folder called One, and inside that was a folder called Two, you can't move One into Two, because Two is inside One. So you'd have One inside Two, inside One, inside Two, inside One, inside Two. Somewhere Schrodinger's cat is crying. And it is not

Re: Power Mac G4 733mhz Digital Audio dilemma

2011-02-10 Thread Sean Carroll
I just recently acqired a Digital Audio 733mhz for $25 (it needed ram and a HDD which I had on hand). So I have it up and running, but I am looking for advice for an OS. Why not Tiger? But you already have Leopard. I would like to add that I have a copy of leopard from my Quicksilver but if

Re: Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

2011-02-08 Thread Sean Carroll
Realtek is perhaps the only manufacturer which has developed OS 9 drivers for its 10/100/1000 card. You have to dig really deeply to find those drivers, however. Fortunately, OHS supplied the OS 9 drivers for me. Anyway, the Realtek 8169 card is supported OOTB by MacOS from 10.2 on, so I

Re: Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

2011-02-08 Thread Sean Carroll
Thanks, Dan. System Profiler and the Network system preferences will show the card if it's working. After installing Panther 10.3 and the PCI card driver, the ethernet card didn't show up in System Profiler PCI/AGP. After the update to 10.3.9 , it did. Still didn't work, though. No sign

Re: Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

2011-02-08 Thread Sean Carroll
IORegistryExplorer is the application's name and 2.1 is the current revision. Thank you. Sean -- 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

Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

2011-02-06 Thread Sean Carroll
(Power Mac G4 AGP 450 Mhz, 1.25 GB RAM, 160 GB 40 GB internal PATA HDs, Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11, Mac OS X Panther 10.3.9, Mac OS 9.2.2) About a month ago I installed a Gigabit Ethernet PCI card from Operator Headgap Systems, described in part as follows: This PCI ethernet card adheres to IEEE

Re: problems installing Leopard software on g4

2011-01-31 Thread Sean Carroll
Anna Have you tried inserting the Leopard install DVD after booting up normally, ignoring the prompt to install and closing that window, then going to System PreferencesStartup Disk, selecting the install DVD (it appears there, right?) as the system you want to start up your computer,

Re: unread mail on G5 PM

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
Is there a way to gather unread mail in Apple Mail application in one folder or list without searching an unending mail list? I'm using 10.4.11 and 10.5.8. To begin with, set up a Smart Mailbox with one rule (all of the following conditions), Message is unread. Sean (using Tiger 10.4.11)

Re: Changing the breathing rate of a sleeping Power Mac G4

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
I should mention another difference between the Gig-E and the Sawtooth: The color of the power button LED. The Gig-E's was white. The Sawtooth's is yellow. In daylight it is clearly yellow. In poor light or darkness it appears more green (because of the blue around it). I wonder a) if this

Re: Changing the breathing rate of a sleeping Power Mac G4

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
From the shell (Terminal), the pmset tool manages it.  Perhaps there's something in the docs, 'man pmset'.  Of course, it could also just be a hardwired circuit... Thanks, Dan. I read up a bit on 'man pmset'. I got as far, so far, as seeing what I could get. I'll have to dig deeper. Sean --

Re: unread mail on G5 PM

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
You can also sort the mail by status by clicking the top of the status column (the one with the dot in it). The first time you click should bring all unread mail to the top, a second click should put all unread mail at the bottom. Cool. I like that approach even better than mine, Tina.

Re: Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
running 9.2.2 with the Sonnet upgrade: That all sounds quite similar to the extra steps for OS 9 that I read about for the Newer Technology CPU upgrade. Evidently, the CPU upgrade (not Newer Technology) I have ordered is as Plug-n-Play as they come. I hope so, as this is the only part of

Re: Hard drive failing!

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
Current (failing) is a Seagate ST3250824AS 250GB Hard Drive. Seagate Barracuda, 3.5, 7200rpm, 8 MB cache, SATA. Seeking recommendations for replacement. Operator Headgap has a factory recertified Seagate Barracuda, 3.5, 7200 RPM, 32 MB cache, SATA, 750 GB going for $59 and change.

Re: Hard drive failing!

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
Sorry, John - here's a shorter link you won't have to copy and paste: http://resale.headgap.com/ I'm sure you can find your way from there. Sean -- 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

Re: blu-ray drive in and speakers for XServe G5

2011-01-28 Thread Sean Carroll
Can anyone recommend speakers and a blu-ray player - or doesn't the G5 have enough poke for such shiny additions? Altec-Lansing computer speaker systems are tremendous. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop

Changing the breathing rate of a sleeping Power Mac G4

2011-01-28 Thread Sean Carroll
I liked the way that, during sleep, the power button light on my old Gig-E would fade and brighten. I don't know when Apple started with this, but it was new to me in 2000. (I liked to point out this amusing - but not useless - feature to non-Mac people, i.e. almost everyone, the same way I

Re: Changing the breathing rate of a sleeping Power Mac G4

2011-01-28 Thread Sean Carroll
So-how do you change the breathing rate of a sleeping PowerMac G4? I don't think you can, at least not easily. I'm surprised, Kris. I got the idea that maybe one *could* from something I think I read (here?) about being able to change fan speeds in the... um, what is the Mac term for

Re: Changing the breathing rate of a sleeping Power Mac G4

2011-01-28 Thread Sean Carroll
My first Mac was a Graphite iMac 600 MHz, the first time I saw it 'breathe' while sleeping I was in love with it. I wish that I still had that adorable little Mac so I could give it a hug. Have all Macs, or at least desktops, since... well, since whenever Apple introduced it... have they

Re: Changing the breathing rate of a sleeping Power Mac G4

2011-01-28 Thread Sean Carroll
For those interested, a possibly interesting discussion: http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=19t=120614 Sean -- 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

Re: Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

2011-01-26 Thread Sean Carroll
Thanks, Ken. i inherited a sawtooth a few weeks ago, and decided to keep it and upgrade it so i could run leopard and lightroom 2. Being able to run Leopard would be a bonus. Ironically, an important asset of more CPU firepower for me would be the ability to run some *older* software (old

Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

2011-01-23 Thread Sean Carroll
Current system: Power Mac G4 AGP 450 MHz, 1.25 GB RAM, 160 GB 40 GB hard drives (PATA), Gigabit Ethernet PCI Card, Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 and Mac OS 9.2.2 I've found a great deal of useful information about Power Mac G4 AGP CPU upgrades through Low End Mac and scouring the archives here. It was

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