Re: Mysterious communications between two G5s

2011-07-05 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 5:19 AM, Tom tba...@nmia.com wrote: The Zoom X6v integrates a full-rate ADSL 2/2+ modem, router, 802.11 wireless access point, The key words there are router and 802.11. Router in this case implies it allows computers connected to it to exchange information with each

Re: Startup Sequence

2011-06-29 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 9:25 AM, Iamanamma vsand...@neo.rr.com wrote: There is a program on that computer that is vital to the operation of three very large and very expensive turret punches and one laser cutter that are the life's blood of the business that supplies my paycheck. So ...

Re: Selling upgraded Macs

2011-06-19 Thread iJohn
The problem with this discussion in my opinion is that everyone is correct but you all seem to have a hard time seeing it. I think what matters most when pairing a computer with a person is what that person is going to do with the computer. For those with a heavy tilt towards consuming video, an

Re: SATA to eSATA adapter cable

2011-06-19 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 9:24 PM, Sean Carroll slcarr...@me.com wrote: The adapter cable I'm looking at it is down the page here: http://www.macgurus.com/store/ecom-prodshow/SATACables.html Actually, I assumed you were looking for an internal SATA (or iSATA to use Peter's notation) to eSATA

Re: Selling upgraded Macs

2011-06-16 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Austin Leeds firepowerforfree...@gmail.com wrote: I've been doing a little looking around on eBay lately, as well as my college, and I'm perceiving a market for inexpensive but useable computers. Having looked about on eBay a month or three ago when a friend's

Re: OT: Linksys WET54G Wireless Bridge

2011-05-20 Thread iJohn
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 9:30 AM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On May 19, 2011, at 9:52 PM, Jonas Ulrich wrote:  I will need to disable the DHCP server setting on one of those routers for it to have the possibility of working correctly. Disable the Netgear's DHCP; leave

Re: I am forced to go Intel? Common rant, I guess.

2011-05-10 Thread iJohn
On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 10:45 PM, Wallace Adrian D'Alessio fluxstrin...@gmail.com wrote: A hand me down PC laptop and a copy of Leopard might even be cheaper. In my experience, Leopard is only inexpensive if you happen to already own a retail copy of it which you can re-purpose. Otherwise Snow

Re: Apple_ARM ?

2011-05-08 Thread iJohn
On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: ...A side note:  Many of the chip engineers I've spoken with regard Intel's 3D announcement as simply hype. The point of view over at AnandTech seems to be different IMO.

Re: Any keyboard key cleaning suggestions? (NOT involving a dishwasher!)

2011-04-29 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 1:54 AM, Tina K. penguir...@gmail.com wrote: I think anything moist will attract dirt debris, defeating the purpose. Perhaps graphite powder? Perhaps. But whatever was originally used seems to have been a fairly standard liquid lubricant. So I'm thinking something not

Any keyboard key cleaning suggestions? (NOT involving a dishwasher!)

2011-04-28 Thread iJohn
I just bought a couple of white Apple (Pro?) A1048 (aka M9034 ? aka 661-3800 ?) Keyboards on eBay. The plan is to first test them and then clean them up as best I can. Hopefully I will be able to resell some of them if they're in good enough shape. So, about the cleaning. I only know one way to

Re: Any keyboard key cleaning suggestions? (NOT involving a dishwasher!)

2011-04-28 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 5:15 PM, Jerry Kemp apple.mail.lis...@oryx.cc wrote: If you truly have yellowing computer components, and they are not just stained by spilling pop on them or something like that, you need Retr0bright http://retr0bright.wikispaces.com Huh. Well, yes, that looks the

Re: OK, I'll Try This Again. Locksmith Wanted (wifi).

2011-04-27 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:12 PM, Len Gerstel lgers...@gmail.com wrote: And, to make this more topical, how much better of a password is: gre5^#$dkl(dfdlq!94NdKRlfl‡Ò˝vt456wy^^9G53MJUlo0!! as a password vs: P4ssW0rD When someone hacks into the Sony Playstation Network and steals 77

Re: OK, I'll Try This Again. Locksmith Wanted (wifi).

2011-04-26 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Yersinia yersi...@myfairpoint.net wrote: Anyway, I decided I didn't want those defaults. I want to use WEP open because it's best for my Trailing Edge equipment. I don't want to even try WPA2  because I'm scared sh*tless I'll end up locking myself out of my own

Re: PowerBook 500MHz G4 (original Ti) does not power on?

2011-04-10 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: Remove the main battery, plug in the adapter and see if you can boot. Did that. Nothing happens. On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: Put the main battery in and plug in the AC adaptor this may

Re: PowerBook 500MHz G4 (original Ti) does not power on?

2011-04-10 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 1:26 PM, Clark Martin cm...@sonic.net wrote: Cut two lengths of wire.  Strip an inch or so off one end of each and wrap that end around the probes (or use alligator clips or stuff the wires into the banana jacks on the meter).  Strip 1/16 off the other ends and probe

Re: PowerBook 500MHz G4 (original Ti) does not power on?

2011-04-10 Thread iJohn
Just went back to iFixit.com. My understanding now is that the PRAM battery is located underneath the optical drive. To access the PRAM you have to remove the DVD drive, which seems a bit more involved. The picture linked below is from iFixit. It shows the PRAM in the upper left hand corner,

PowerBook 500MHz G4 (original Ti) does not power on?

2011-04-09 Thread iJohn
I'm going to start by admitting I'm well out of my comfort zone on this one so starting by asking for nudges in the right direction seems the best way to go. At the moment I'm looking at an Apple PowerBook 500MHz G4 (original Ti), M7710LL/A, s/n QT1113VWJF8 for a friend.

Re: PowerBook 500MHz G4 (original Ti) does not power on?

2011-04-09 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: Common problem on the older TiBooks, If you have a main battery take it out, lift the key board,  under the and above the delete key is the CUDA switch, depress for 30 seconds, Put the main battery in and plug in the AC

Re: How do you view the system log on an external drive?

2011-04-03 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: In Finder select Go to Folder. /Volumes/Name of drive as it appears in finder/private/var/log Double-click on 'system.log' there to open it in Console. Thanks Bruce. That's certainly a lot easier to do than

Re: How do you view the system log on an external drive?

2011-04-03 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On Apr 3, 2011, at 10:52 AM, iJohn wrote: This is for OS X 10.3.9 running on an 800 MHz eMac. The system seems to boot fine when booted from the internal hard drive. But it hangs when I attempt to boot from

Re: How do you view the system log on an external drive?

2011-04-03 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Nortons?? Delete this with extreme prejudice. :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) While googling about for info on SymDCInit, I found the

PSU specs for Apple Airport Snow White Dual Ethernet M8440?

2011-04-01 Thread iJohn
I've been looking for a USB modem that will work with the most recent versions Mac OS X. I have a friend who currently uses the dial-up V.92 modem in her 800 MHz eMac for Internet access. I'm trying to plan ahead if some day she moves to a Mac platform without a modem. One suggestion was to not

Re: PSU specs for Apple Airport Snow White Dual Ethernet M8440?

2011-04-01 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 11:20 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: That's what the label on mine says: 12VDC, 0.7A, center positive. Mine came with a 1.25A third party brick, so anything 12V above 700mA will work. 12V, hm. Maybe it's time Google up those sites which

Leopard on an 800MHz eMac (ATI)? (... and stuff)

2011-03-26 Thread iJohn
I find myself doing something I never expected to do, asking questions about a G4 eMac. I have a friend who has an 8 year (or so) old eMac (ATI). While I haven't actually moved the unit so I could read the sticker (it's sorta bulky), I think it is an M9150LL/A with an 800MHz G4.

Re: Leopard on an 800MHz eMac (ATI)? (... and stuff)

2011-03-26 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 1:08 PM, Joe Duran joe.du...@sbcglobal.net wrote: I bought the batteries for $3.99 each at OWC, plus shipping.  You can find them slightly cheaper but I wanted to make sure I got good fresh batteries. While I always prefer cheaper, in this case I agree it's ridiculous to

Re: When you really need to erase data...

2011-03-13 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Yersinia yersi...@myfairpoint.net wrote: However, if I was going to sell my hard drives, I would definitely 35-Pass erase them first. Well, if it makes you feel better and you've got the time for it, then why not? But my purely personal point of view is that

Re: wireless signal theft

2011-03-09 Thread iJohn
FWIW, I think this link brings up the report the OP is referring to. Sounds like they used the infamous Pringle's can exploit. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/41985312#41985312 -irrational john -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using

Re: Timer

2011-02-27 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 4:46 AM, Bruce Ryan bruce.r...@mac.com wrote: ... why not get an old iPhone or iPod touch - built in timer and alarms, music while you cook, easily portable and won’t take up any work-surface space if you keep it in your apron pocket. Hm, don't know if

Re: Timer

2011-02-26 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 8:27 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: 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? I've been using this one as an Alarm Clock http://www.robbiehanson.com/alarmclock/index.html

Re: Apple laptop advice

2011-02-24 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Fluxstringer fluxstrin...@gmail.com wrote: Apple has just plain abandoned users who cannot afford 13-14 k as a base price for a laptop. I'm confused. Did you mean to include a decimal point in that ball park base price estimate? The (Apple) prices I saw quoted

Re: Better bootloader

2011-02-24 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 5:50 PM, nestamicky nestami...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks, Kris. Are you able to point me in the right direction to get the right version for Chameleon that will work on a PPC machine? As you already pointed out, Chameleon is written to work for Hackintoshes. In other

Re: Better bootloader

2011-02-20 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Nestamicky nestami...@gmail.com wrote: Is there a better way of getting the option to select which OS to boot to, in a dual boot (OS X 10.5 and Server) than holding down the Option key at startup? Perhaps a GUI bootloader that he could select from? Not sure

Re: Would you trust this ebay seller?

2011-02-19 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Al Poulin alfred.pou...@gmail.com wrote: If you are willing to spend $286, look here for a used Mac mini G4/1.25GHz for $199.99, plus shipping, but no disks included. The e-mail bulletin said 10.5 Leopard is pre-installed. Oh, oh, forgot the link:

Re: Mac Mini HDD speed

2011-01-23 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 3:36 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: If I use an external 3.5 7200 RPM via Firewire 400 will I gain speed over the internal HDD 4200 RPM in my Mac Mini? That's a hard one to guess at. But my guess would be no, I don't think you'd see a gain. Or if there was

Re: Help Me Please!

2010-12-29 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 9:52 AM, Stephen Conrad khel...@gmail.com wrote: 2) I tried to eject a CD and no go. Which key ejects CDs? If that does not work how can I manually eject this CD? A while back (August ??) someone had a post on the G-3-5-list which explained how to add an eject icon to

Re: Help Me Please!

2010-12-29 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 11:44 AM, iJohn zjboyguard-ggro...@yahoo.com wrote: As for rebooting, I'm confused. Does pressing the power on/off button no longer bring up the shutdown dialog? DUH! I'm an idiot. Here I am explaining how to add an eject icon to the menu bar and I completely forget

Re: Password protect

2010-12-15 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: This works by default with multiple accounts. Fast switching has nothing to do with it. You don't need to take any action to prevent user's home directories from access (even as an admin user).

Re: Help! External HD vanished from desktop

2010-12-03 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: What CAN be done is sending it off to a drive recovery place like DriveSavers. It's quite pricey, though: last time I checked, Drive Savers starts at $750 for recovery, and goes on up to about $2500 for normal

Re: Ungrateful Apple abandons older Mac service

2010-12-02 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Thunder 1 thunder...@mindspring.com wrote: It was suggested here that you put the new drive in a box and use it as an external drive; I agree that would be a good approach. At the very least, you could copy all your files to it and then delete the stuff that is

Re: Dead Drive? - Group Reply.

2010-11-21 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Gottick International i...@gottick.com wrote: The old one had a jumper. ;-) And I put it in the same spot on the new drive. Not sure if there ever was a resolution to this or not and I'm curious. As was previously pointed out, just copying the jumper settings

Re: Dead Drive?

2010-11-21 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Gottick International i...@gottick.com wrote: By all the experts here putting jumpers on this drive is not the way to go. At least I was told so. I would agree with that. As was also previously mentioned, the main reason for the jumper was because during the

Re: Flash only? WAS:Re: IS the world about to change ?

2010-10-26 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: In fact, many of the hybrid drives are even more limited than I've represented in this thread. WHAT other hybrid drives?? I'd appreciate a pointer towards them because the only hybrid I'm am aware of at the moment is Seagate's

Re: Change computer icon

2010-08-31 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 1:09 AM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: ... but now the model of the Mac and the serial # of the Mac were placed into a file (I assume a binary info.plist that's not easy to locate or edit) ... A somewhat related digression for the original topic ... Editing a

Re: Recommended bootable external Firewire drives for G4 MDD Dual-1Gb

2010-08-17 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 1:45 PM, onelucent oneluc...@mac.com wrote: These are compact, come in much larger sizes than the early days and can be purchased with 7200 rpm mechanisms. FWIW, using a 7200 RPM drive as a USB 2.0 or even FW 400 attached external drive doesn't really buy you anything

Re: IBM HDD clicking

2010-07-09 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 10:51 AM, t...@io.com t...@io.com wrote: My partner just had a Seagate 320GB Go Drive fail on her -- just clicks when I hook it up. Was the drive inside the enclosure actually a Seagate drive? I vaguely remember people claiming to have opened up a Seagate external and

Re: IBM HDD clicking

2010-07-09 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: That's because the stock drives are 5400 rpm, or worse, 4200 in the earlier models of MacBook, iirc. The biggest nobrainer in ordering a new Mac is to upgrade to the 7200 rpm drive... It's also because

Re: IBM HDD clicking

2010-07-09 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 2:42 PM, john CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: What determines the position of the partitions on the faster portion of the HDD? Drives store data on the outer tracks of the platter first, moving in towards the center as you store to higher numbered blocks/sectors.

Re: IBM HDD clicking

2010-07-09 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 3:00 PM, john CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote:  For fear of sounding dumb. Just what does a person do with the magnets? Where are they in the drive. Strictly FWIW (... which obviously ain't all that much ...)

Re: More power to keyboard/mouse please!

2010-07-05 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: At 8:45 AM -0700 6/30/2010, Jeffrey Engle wrote: here's the question: has anybody on the list tried using one of those dual USB connections to provide extra power instead of the USB hub? Not sure how that would work.  You'd be

Re: OSX is a 32-bit operating system?? is this true??

2010-06-18 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 7:47 PM, ah...clem boneheads...@gmail.com wrote: i've just been informed by a reliable source that OSX is a 32-bit operating system, and because of that, no application can address more than 2GB of RAM. Well, no. Your reliable source is apparently not so reliable. The

Re: OSX is a 32-bit operating system?? is this true??

2010-06-18 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 8:15 PM, ah...clem boneheads...@gmail.com wrote: ok, well this *clueless wanker* is Dr. Warren Hehre, developer of Spartan and numerous other scientific computing apps, who has been writing apps for MacOS for the past 20 years. Oh, great. At first I thought he was just

Re: OSX is a 32-bit operating system?? is this true??

2010-06-18 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:43 PM, ah...clem boneheads...@gmail.com wrote: how can you tell if it's booting the 32-bit kernel or 64-bit kernel? I look at what is listed in the System Profiler under Software The image below is from the article at the 2'nd link.

Re: to scsi or not to scsi?

2010-06-16 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: We just spent $18K to upgrade our tape backup systems to (barely) keep up with our ever increasing file server space; we really need to spend $30K on a disk-disk system. I would also be interested in

Re: to scsi or not to scsi?

2010-06-16 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Sadly, this is how most places like this learn the lesson, the hard way. I'd try very hard to prevail upon them to at least invest in new sets of tapes and, suggest, gently that they practice restoring some

Re: Apple Store closed for update

2010-06-15 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: In the future you can check with MacTactic or similar Mac buyer timing guides: http://mactactic.com/ It looks to me as though mactactic.com is itself in dire need of an update. It lists the MacBooks as all not having been

Re: New unibody Mac Mini (was Re: Apple Store closed for update)

2010-06-15 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 5:20 PM, Len Gerstel lgers...@gmail.com wrote: Remember, Apple is a software company. The hardware is just the (officially) only way to run the software. That one mad me laugh. No, Microsoft is a software company. Apple is ... well, Apple is whatever it is they are. But

Re: Will PowerPC be forever obsolete?/ RICH Text

2010-06-14 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 2:08 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: You are a fluke of the universe. You have no right to be here. And whether you can hear it or not, The universe is laughing behind your back. For some reason the part that always stuck in my mind was Take heart in the deepening

Re: Will PowerPC be forever obsolete?

2010-06-13 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 6:43 PM, Justin The Cynical cyni...@penguinness.org wrote: The problem is that your evidence is something that is easily faked, and you claiming to have done something that shouldn't be possible. Finally a more rational, even tempered response. Thank you! My attitude

Re: USB 3.0

2010-05-30 Thread iJohn
On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 10:54 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: Microsoft has such pull that USB3 will certainly have a lot of vendor support even if LightPeak beats it all around. It could be the USB/Firewire battle all over again? Why on earth do folks associate Microsoft with

Re: Power Mac G5: how to repair a broken PSU?

2010-05-21 Thread iJohn
You mentioned you had a repair shop near you. One of the things you might ask them about is how much it would cost just to test your power supply. (I suppose you should be ready with some model info so they know which power supply you are using?) For the ATX power supplies used in a PC (and I'm

Re: Power Mac G5: how to repair a broken PSU?

2010-05-21 Thread iJohn
On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Mac User #330250 macuser330...@gmx.net wrote: A friend of mine has a good source for capacitors and will help me with this. I will start with the PSU and hope that the logicboard is not affected. Be aware that removing, testing, and remounting capacitors from a

Re: Locked drive?

2010-05-19 Thread iJohn
On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 1:53 AM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: I never did any thing with NTFS that I'm aware of, I stay away from Winbloze like a plague. Maybe just the presence of the drive enabled it? That doesn't sound likely. Just to be sure about what we are dealing with here,

Re: Locked drive?

2010-05-18 Thread iJohn
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 7:26 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I've made the new library put the drive will not let me write to it. It's a 32Fat I need to put this new library on it. How does the write error show up? My understanding is that FAT32 lacks any sort of a file access control

Re: Locked drive?

2010-05-18 Thread iJohn
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 10:46 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: There may be one or two other commercial solutions, but the final word is that you'll need to install one of these in order to be able to write to this NTFS HD. While not directly related (or useful) in any way, on the

Re: Allowing a Windoze 7 Laptop to Access my Wireless Network

2010-05-14 Thread iJohn
On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 6:33 AM, Bill Connelly billycarm...@verizon.net wrote: It also allows something called WPA, a preshared key for home network and Wireless MAC Address Authorization. When it comes to security my understanding is that WPA2 is better than WPA is better than WEP. As I've

Re: I need advice on esata external

2010-05-13 Thread iJohn
I'm not sure exactly what you're asking, so apologies for posting some thoughts questions which many not be helpful. On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Baha Ata baha...@gmail.com wrote: I got a powerbook and macbook pro... I have been using 2.5 inch external e-sata discs with express and pcmcia

Re: I need advice on esata external

2010-05-13 Thread iJohn
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Baha Ata baha...@gmail.com wrote: Lately i am thinking on put 2 fast and big HD on my 3.5 inch esata cases... and replica with my 2.5 inch mobile devices. By the way, a question you did NOT ask but which I personally would wonder about is whether it would be

Re: Allowing a Windoze 7 Laptop to Access my Wireless Network

2010-05-13 Thread iJohn
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:17 PM, Bill Connelly billycarm...@verizon.net wrote: His machine see's my wireless connection SSID, so is it my Mac that isn't configured just right? Is this the Win7 laptop which sees your Wireless Access Points (WAP) SSID -irrational john -- You received this

Re: Allowing a Windoze 7 Laptop to Access my Wireless Network

2010-05-13 Thread iJohn
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Bill Connelly billycarm...@verizon.net wrote: May be this would be better asked on a router forum? You could try the General Wireless Discussion section of http://forums.smallnetbuilder.com You'd find limited experience with Mac's there, but they would

Re: quicksilver 933 fried by power loss

2010-05-12 Thread iJohn
On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 10:13 PM, ll mlitwin3...@att.net wrote:  We  lost power yesterday. My quicksilver has been on a really good surge protector for two years. It wasn't enough this time however. If I push the on button,a light shows,flickers and dies. The machine never turns on. I am

Re: ESATA IN PM G5

2010-05-06 Thread iJohn
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 8:50 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I wonder what may be wrong here i have an extenal drive WD 1TB drive and I have a Firm Tek card in a G4 MDD Dual 1.25 and a card in a PM G5 Dual  2.7 I can't get the drive to mount on either machine. It mounts fine with the

Re: ESATA IN PM G5

2010-05-06 Thread iJohn
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 2:44 PM, john CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: On May 6, 2010, at 11:41 AM, Len Gerstel wrote: On May 6, 2010, at 1:46 PM, john CARMONNE wrote: I'm using an eSATA cable and I did reboot both machines. Is it known good? I just opened the pack for the first time. I've

Re: No apple dvd player

2010-04-30 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 9:34 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: If you don't have a supported DVD drive the OS X installer doesn't install DVD Player. If that's true it does not make any sense to me. First, I rarely ever use the DVD player to play a DVD which is in the optical drive.

Re: slow flash drive

2010-04-29 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 12:09 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: dd if=/dev/zero bs=1024 count=1048576 of=/Volumes/MyUSBstick/gigabyte.file I went with Dan's method ... it just seemed easier. Can't say why though. ;-) For my 2008 white MacBook 500GB Hitatchi hard drive: write: 37.7 MiB/sec

Re: slow flash drive

2010-04-29 Thread iJohn
FWIW, since I wanted to move an AVI file from my MacBook to one of my desktop hard drives, I measured the transfer speeds of the old 1GB Verbatim flash drive I used to move the file. (Would that be circa 2005?? I don't remember when 1GB was the current cheap flash capacity). write: 5.2 MiB/sec

Re: slow flash drive

2010-04-29 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 9:31 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: Hi a\All I'm moving a 1.25 GB file from one machine to another and this thing ... took about 30 mins., I should have done the arithmetic long before this, but unless you're way off on your numbers. 1.25 GB in 1800 seconds

Re: [Bulk] Re: Question about Tiger DVD Install Disc???

2010-04-29 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 6:41 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: However, Windows phones home with the info and serial number when you connect to the internet. Yes, when you authenticate. If you don't authenticate then after some period (30 days?? for Win 7??) then as you say,

Re: [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: Question about Tiger DVD Install Disc???

2010-04-29 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 7:58 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: People buying upgrades and folks setting up a handful of DIY boxes for their business or something run into these hassles, but frankly, these people are small fry, and MS doesn't really give a crap about them.

Re: [Bulk] Re: Question about Tiger DVD Install Disc???

2010-04-29 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 8:16 PM, Albert Carter slvrmoonti...@yahoo.com wrote: This is not true. The only thing that is different about the distribution of Windows 7 from XP and Vista is that the DVDs contain both the 32-bit and the x64 version of code. There are still individual discs for Home

Re: slow flash drive

2010-04-28 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 9:57 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: I just never had one so slow, I thought they're all the same in that respect. No, Non-volatile aka flash memory comes in lots of different speeds. The reason why a 32 GB Intel SSD can run you around $360 is because it claims

Re: Apple Ram/warranty question

2010-04-23 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Jeffrey Engle macgu...@gmail.com wrote: when I buy ram from most other venders, I get a lifetime warranty what about that Apple ram that I buy with my new apple, let me guess Applecare runs out, so does my warranty? That's what I've always assumed. When

Re: I have an idea...

2010-04-20 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 1:41 AM, Mark Sokolovsky coolmar...@gmail.com wrote: I do see a way that I can take the code from Leopard and put it in snow leopard. Then integrate Rosetta into the system to run the intel programs. So you're thinking you are still going to use a lot of the Leopard

Re: [Bulk] Re: Safari 4.0.5 memory leak?

2010-04-09 Thread iJohn
My personal take on Dan's post is why can't the SAFARI folks at Apple investigate the problem, verify the source, and, if appropriate, open up a problem with WebKit. Was some law passed while I was napping which prevents development organizations from trying to get bugs fixed in critical external

Re: Power Crunch ?

2010-04-08 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 12:25 PM, Frank Dutra fdut...@gmail.com wrote: Will I be OK as far as the OEM power supply goes, and if not, would removing the 2 ATA drives help? How many drives do you have? I'm only counting four. OEM 30 GB ATA HD plus additional internal 40 GB IBM ATA HD 1 Tb

Re: Power Crunch ?

2010-04-08 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 1:13 PM, dc dbc...@verizon.net wrote: If you are no longer using SCSI devices you could pull the old Adeptec card. I didn't even notice the mention of the Adaptec OEM SCSI PCI until your note made me look for it. I also cannot see why he would keep that installed since

Re: Power Crunch ?

2010-04-08 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 6:36 PM, Stewie de Young stewies...@hotmail.com wrote: John, I have a Seritek 1S2 in my Digital Audio with a 36Gb Raptor and a 250Gb Seagate attached to it. I have OS10.4.11 installed on both and they are both bootable. And as you say not all PCI SATA cards on a Mac can

Re: would this router work?

2010-03-28 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 6:12 PM, janespra...@comcast.net wrote: An ad for Office Max today shows a D-Link Wireless-N 150 Home router for $39.99. Would this work for her? I'll be doing the set up, so what would I need to know? (I've only done Airports before.) The frank truth as I see it is

Re: would this router work?

2010-03-28 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 9:24 PM, Bob Whiton m...@rswhiton.com wrote: You don't need a router to share an internet connection between two Macs.  Just turn Airport on for both Macs, and enable internet sharing over Airport on the Mac that's connected to the cable modem. Yes, but that implies

Re: [Bulk] Re: would this router work?

2010-03-28 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 10:10 PM, slvrmoonti...@yahoo.com wrote: I leave my computers running 24/7 if they aren't actually being used the power is minimal. Not for all of us. Depends on how much you pay for your electricity ( ... and I suppose on whether or not you care how much your

Re: [Bulk] Re: would this router work?

2010-03-28 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 11:05 PM, Jane, (Portland, OR) janespra...@comcast.net wrote: Bob, she doesn't have an Airport. She doesn't have any type of router at the present time. But are you saying that she can share internet connection WITHOUT having an Airport? In other words, her iMac,

Re: Airport Extreme Base Station failure?

2010-03-27 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 9:58 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: This happens to my Time Warner Cable modem about twice a month. I have to reset the modem and go through the reconnection process. Process?? There's a process?? To reset the Motorola SURFboard(c) SB5100 modem that Time

Re: OT - to UPS or not to UPS

2010-03-27 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Jeffrey Engle macgu...@gmail.com wrote: now what about that AppleTV? I've never even been (knowingly) in the same room as an Apple TV so all I have is a question. Does an Apple TV have a power down cycle which it goes through when you turn it off? Or when

Re: Older Airport with OS 8.5

2010-03-27 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Robert Long texasche...@hotmail.com wrote: some one mentioned to me that I could connect to the G3 by connecting with an ethernet cable to the G3 and get on the internet. How would your older Airport connect to the Internet? Not that this matters in and of

Re: [Bulk] Re: To Journal or not

2010-03-23 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 2:17 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote:  It's quite possible that the problem with his son's machine Spotlight being foo - totally re-building the index each time the drive is mounted. The easiest way that occurs to me ... (possibly there are easier ways?) ... to check

Re: [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: Hard drive failing

2010-03-22 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 12:02 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: The seagate site includes Apple and all the OS's as tabbed choices while filling out the online form, so the Apple PC issue are no problem That sounds good, but I'd still appreciate it if you could update this thread

Re: [Bulk] Re:Hard drive failing

2010-03-22 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 2:20 PM, carmo...@aol.com wrote: Also can the SMART be verified via a eSATA external enclosure? Yes. eSATA is effectively a SATA connection to your computer using hopefully a better shielded eSATA cable. If you can get your computer to recognize the eSATA drive then you

Re: [Bulk] To Journal or not

2010-03-22 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:02 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: I read some where that a journaled drive can be slower than one that's just Mac OS extended. Sure, technically the extra time to journal would slow it down. But I doubt you could tell the performance difference without some

Re: [Bulk] Re: To Journal or not

2010-03-22 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 11:37 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: The problem we have is as time goes on the Mac takes a long long time booting, If we disconnect the externals it boots right up. If HFS+ journaling was the problem then you'd see it all the time since (I'm guessing) the

Re: [Bulk] Re: Hard drive failing

2010-03-21 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 1:02 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I removed the drive and put it in an external enclosure an connected it to my PM G5 Dual 2.7 and it functioned properly except I can't verify S.M.A.R.T. because its IDE and the G5 is SATA. Most likely the reason you can not

Re: [Bulk] PATA to SATA conversion

2010-03-21 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 2:40 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I have a G4 Dual 1.25 MDD with a sick HDD and I think I should convert from PATA drives to SATA as suggested by a lister but I don't know about the SATA cards like which one is good also the MDD has four HDD bays. Another

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