Anyone Else Buy Powerlogix 1.0Ghz G3 From Alan Cottrill?

2012-06-05 Thread t...@io.com
He placed a FS ad in the LEM Swap list on Apr. 25th, and has claimed that he shipped it three different times, with various excuses afterwards, except the latest--haven't heard from him in over a week, after the latest claim of shipping. Needless to say, I have not received the item, so I'm

Re: ATI agp 7500 mac or not

2012-06-05 Thread t...@io.com
On May 31, 9:41 pm, Valter Prahlad valter.prah...@fastwebnet.it wrote: Il giorno 31-05-2012 23:36, David W. Morris ha scritto: IIRC, his it's an AGP G4 450. I think the FireGL X3 would be overkill in a 450 MHz Mac. :-) But it couldn't hurt, right? I've seen the FireGL X3 cards on Ebay for

Re: MAC Instead of Computer Name in Router Device List?

2012-05-25 Thread t...@io.com
On May 24, 11:41 am, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On May 24, 2012, at 8:53 AM, Dan wrote: Special characters don't propagate well.  They were ok with AppleTalk, but not for dDNS.  Stick with basic alphanumerics and dashes or underscores. dashes only. Yep. I

Re: MAC Instead of Computer Name in Router Device List?

2012-05-24 Thread t...@io.com
On May 23, 11:32 am, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: At 8:25 AM -0700 5/23/2012, t...@io.com wrote: In the list of devices connected to my router and assigned IP addresses, everything shows up as I would expect, except a G4 MDD (10.4.11) and an 800 MHz G4 ILamp (10.2.8). For those two

Re: MAC Instead of Computer Name in Router Device List?

2012-05-24 Thread t...@io.com
On May 23, 1:46 pm, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: At 11:00 AM -0700 5/23/2012, Bruce Johnson wrote: This is good to know. Maybe I could get my Linksys router to show names instead of MAC addresses. It's quite useful, really.  Most routers will propagate those names as part of their

MAC Instead of Computer Name in Router Device List?

2012-05-23 Thread t...@io.com
In the list of devices connected to my router and assigned IP addresses, everything shows up as I would expect, except a G4 MDD (10.4.11) and an 800 MHz G4 ILamp (10.2.8). For those two machines the router displays something like unknown_MAC address without the for the Device Name. I tried

Re: Can someone reccomend a decent, reliable, robust USB hub...

2012-05-15 Thread t...@io.com
On May 14, 7:33 pm, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: I'm getting tired of these Belkin pieces of trash crapping out on me. Definitely needs to be a powered one. I bought three of these when Deal Mac listed them as available from mumble-mumble for something under $10 each and

Re: Can someone reccomend a decent, reliable, robust USB hub...

2012-05-15 Thread t...@io.com
On May 15, 11:52 am, t...@io.com t...@prismnet.com wrote: On May 14, 7:33 pm, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: I'm getting tired of these Belkin pieces of trash crapping out on me. Definitely needs to be a powered one. I bought three of these when Deal Mac listed them

Re: BW G3 as music server

2012-05-02 Thread t...@io.com
On May 1, 4:33 am, Steven schultz...@gmail.com wrote: Hello all, I've been trying to figure out how I could use my BW G3/450 since upgrading to an iMac. I really don't want to get rid of it. I thought that using it as a music server in the living room would be a good idea. I can place it

Re: Games for G3's?

2012-05-01 Thread t...@io.com
On Apr 30, 1:06 pm, Len Gerstel lgers...@gmail.com wrote: On Apr 29, 2012, at 7:22 PM, Xion Dracari wrote: well i still cant find the Right Codec/(and encoder settings to us efor video!) but what games would everyone suggets for the Snow white iMac (G3 600mhz 512MB Ram) Shoot em ups?

Re: Getting OS9.1 onto MDD

2012-04-30 Thread t...@io.com
Once you get OS 9.2.2 on a bootable disk, there are five issues to contend with on the MDD. #1: The machine appears to accept your OS9 installation as bootable, but won't boot. As others have reported, you need Mac ROM 9.5.1 or later, AKA Mac OS CPU Software in your System Folder. #2: Sound

Re: Can you Burn DVD/CDs on PowerMac G3 400MHz?

2012-02-27 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 24, 11:43 pm, Eleni elen...@otenet.gr wrote: Can you Burn DVD/CDs on PowerMac G3 400MHz under Mac OS 8.6? How capable are these PowerMac G3 400MHz?  What if you have max memory installed (1GB)? Just saw one on ebay in mint condition, is it worth buying? Ignoring the discussion of

Re: Non-Readable CDs on G4 MDD

2012-02-24 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 23, 9:59 am, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On Feb 23, 2012, at 8:46 AM, Michael McMurtrey wrote: For some time now, I've been ordering CDs of certain US Air Force records from an Air Force agency for a book I'm writing. These CDs, which contain PDFs

Re: Beige G3 RAM

2012-02-17 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 17, 1:29 am, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: On Feb 17, 2012, at 12:51 AM, Nathan Templeton wrote: However, I found in my experience when I was stationed in Turkey around seven years ago now with my beige G3/300 I had and entire gig showing under 10.2. Are you certain this

Re: OS 8.6 submenu limit? Other questions.

2012-02-15 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 13, 9:15 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: Changing the subject line does NOT start a new thread. You MUST do a completely separate New Message or else the reply will hijack the previous thread and automatically thread into the prior posting no matter what the subject line

Re: adding memory to iMac G4

2012-02-13 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 12, 9:24 am, QuoVadis eelcovanv...@home.nl wrote: Hello Tina, Does the USB2.0 version use DDR memory, instead of SD-RAM of the USB 1.1 version? If so, then the topic starter has more options indeed. I'm not sure how pricey a 1GB DDR SO-DIMM is going to be.. About $30 at Newegg.

Re: ATI Radeon 7000 Mac Version 32MB PCI video card not recognized on Sawtooth

2012-02-11 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 10, 2:17 pm, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: It SHOULD just work, as the only difference between this and a retail Radeon 7000, iirc, was the lack of the other ports. Have you tried it on a more modern monitor than the old 19 one? It's remotely possible it's putting

Re: Bad Video Card?

2012-02-07 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 6, 5:00 pm, faithie999 faithie...@hotmail.com wrote: what is the URL you used to find the strangedog site? thanks!! http://strangedogs.proboards.com/index.cgi Please trim your quoted text when posting. You really didn't need to include my entire previous message you ask such a short

Re: Bad Video Card?

2012-02-05 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 4, 1:49 pm, Valter Prahlad valter.prah...@fastwebnet.it wrote: Il giorno 4-02-2012 10:54, pdimage ha scritto: Both the X800 and the X850 will convert to mac but I gather they are very troublesome and the dvi port never works as far as I know. As far as I can remember, the problem

Re: Bad Video Card?

2012-02-03 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 3, 3:12 am, pdimage pdim...@btinternet.com wrote:     ErrThat's not quite true Bruceflashing from PC to mac bios has always involved soldering since the introduction of rom locks on the Radeon cards. The hardware lock is achieved with tiny resistors and effectively blocks any

Re: OS 9.2.2 fro G4 MDD

2012-01-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 7, 11:18 am, Oliver Fairhall o.fairh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks, Thanks for all th replies, information, and help. I'm just finding my way on this, and you have been a great help. I recommend that you search on this group for previous discussions. The installation at the link John

Re: External hard drive vs. online back up sites

2011-11-29 Thread t...@io.com
On Nov 28, 7:57 am, Barry Levine barrylev...@norwoodlight.com wrote: Maxtor HD's in my experience have lasted pretty well also. Except for the 120 MB IDE drive back around 1992, which barely lived out its warranty period in about 30% of cases But every manufacturer produces one of those

Re: External hard drive vs. online back up sites

2011-11-29 Thread t...@io.com
On Nov 28, 11:36 am, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: A better idea is to have several external HDs, and rotate them off site now and then.  The 'ole sock-drawer method. The drive docking stations which are now available, make this easy:

Re: Would you share....

2011-11-28 Thread t...@io.com
On Nov 23, 11:11 pm, Nestamicky nestami...@gmail.com wrote: your best Black Friday deal...I know I'm looking for a SATA Hard drive for desktop... I haven't seen any Black Friday sales as good as some of the deals I saw during the year, on much of anything. Of course hard drive prices may be

Re: 10.5.8 Update Stuck in Configuring Installation for 12 Hours

2011-10-28 Thread t...@io.com
On Oct 27, 2:12 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: On Oct 26, 2011, at 11:02 AM, t...@io.com wrote: Configuring Installation I believe Configuring Installation is prior to installation, not   during, so hopefully you're ok. Leopard 10.5 normally updates after   completing most

Re: Good external hard drive?

2011-10-27 Thread t...@io.com
On Oct 25, 3:29 pm, John Callahan jcalla...@stny.rr.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.

10.5.8 Update Stuck in Configuring Installation for 12 Hours

2011-10-27 Thread t...@io.com
I am trying to update a 1.25 GHz MDD (single G4) from a clean install of 10.5 to 10.5.8. Perhaps naively, I let Software Update do its thing and after a couple hours of downloading through our slow DSL connection, things were chugging along. I should note that Software Update was performing five

Re: Removing Heat Sink from Sonnet G4 upgrade card

2011-07-28 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 27, 8:19 am, Maccountant gsuc...@gmail.com wrote: Has anyone done this before? I purchased a Sonnet G4 1.8gz MDX for my G4 single 1.25 MDD. It works fine but generates too much heat, even with the built-in fan. I want to remove the heatsink and replace it with an Apple copper one from

Re: G3 Beige Tower Questions

2011-07-13 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 12, 10:06 am, t...@io.com t...@prismnet.com wrote: In order to find which ROM you have, go to the Apple System Profiler and check the ROM or Firmware Revision.  $77D.40F2 is revision A.   If it shows something like $77D.45F6 then you are probably running OSX and it has remapped

Re: G3 Beige Tower Questions

2011-07-12 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 11, 1:52 pm, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: However, the Beige G3's already have an ATA drive. IIRC ones sold as servers came with SCSI drives, but there is an ATA (66 IIRC) port on the mobo as well. If there's no ATA connector you may actually have an old 604

Re: Startup Sequence

2011-07-07 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 6, 2:27 pm, Iamanamma vsand...@neo.rr.com wrote: Try deleting Appleshare Prep in the preferences folder. IIci (NOT easy to find in working condition any more) and a couple of IIsi.  As IIci  and IIsi get harder to find, my boss might have some interest in that. Almost all

Re: Startup Sequence

2011-06-30 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 28, 12:25 pm, Iamanamma vsand...@neo.rr.com wrote: Beige G3, OS 8.6. Can somebody remind me where the setting is that allows me to make it STOP trying to connect to another computer during the startup sequence? Try deleting Appleshare Prep in the preferences folder. My source:

Re: PowerMac G4 Optical drive options

2011-06-24 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 24, 4:31 am, Barney Guzzo guz...@gmail.com wrote: I bought the Pioneer  from Macsales (something like $30) when the drive in my G4 933 QS would not write DVD's anymore.   The Pioneer drives have become a little challenging to find. The latest Pioneer PATA drive was the DVR-118L. The

Re: Performance When Playing Camera Video on G4?

2011-06-22 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 20, 1:17 pm, Alexander Gomes alexcomputersolut...@gmail.com wrote: What video card do you have? Having the best cpu in the world won't matter if your video card can't keep up to process the video I tried to remember to check at home last night, but forgot. It is one of the video cards

Re: Performance When Playing Camera Video on G4?

2011-06-22 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 20, 1:37 pm, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: At 9:25 AM -0700 6/20/2011, t...@io.com wrote: Anybody playing videos from their Canon camera with acceptable performance on a G4? Apple's h.264 codec, in QuickTime, is not very good.   Try VLC. I'll give that a try. Use a tool

Performance When Playing Camera Video on G4?

2011-06-20 Thread t...@io.com
I have a Canon SX130IS and my SO has an A720. They both have the option to record video. The SX130 records 1280 X 720 @30fps in h.264 format and when it is uploaded to the Mac, it appears as a .mov file. Let's see, a spec sheet says H.264 + Linear PCM (stereo) When I play the videos (from

Re: RealTek 8169 in Beige G3 on OSX?

2011-06-02 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 1, 3:26 pm, t...@io.com t...@io.com wrote: On Jun 1, 12:41 pm, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On Jun 1, 2011, at 10:06 AM, t...@io.com wrote: Start the Console App, and click on the 'More Logs' button. This should let you see the system log which *should

RealTek 8169 in Beige G3 on OSX?

2011-06-01 Thread t...@io.com
Has anyone successfully (or unsuccessfully) used a RealTek 8169 based gigabit ethernet card in a Beige G3 under OSX? I banged my head against this thing for several hours last night and could not get it to work. When I boot the machine in OS 9.x the card works fine. So, at least I know the

Re: RealTek 8169 in Beige G3 on OSX?

2011-06-01 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 1, 10:11 am, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On Jun 1, 2011, at 8:05 AM, t...@io.com wrote: The RealTek drivers seem to install okay, but when I reboot the machine, the only ethernet available in the Network System Preferences panel is still just the Built

Re: RealTek 8169 in Beige G3 on OSX?

2011-06-01 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 1, 12:41 pm, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On Jun 1, 2011, at 10:06 AM, t...@io.com wrote: Look in the logs, there may be more info. I'm a classic hold out, so my OSX-fu is pathetic.   In which logs should I look and do you have any hints as to what I should

Re: OT: Inverter Board Question

2011-05-16 Thread t...@io.com
On May 15, 8:54 pm, Jonas Ulrich jonasulrich3...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, quick question here. Can a faulty inverter board cause distortion to appear on parts of a screen? Almost looks like a bunch of close together lines, that causes whatever is displayed in that part of the screen to be

Re: G4 Mini: Wifi Slot?; IR Receiver?; Choice of DVDRW?; Max Memory?

2011-05-12 Thread t...@io.com
On May 11, 3:24 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: On May 11, 2011, at 10:54 AM, t...@io.com wrote: 1)   Does anyone know what the Wifi slot is? It's proprietary. The kit is expensive and rare. The part you need is   Apple part # M9870Z/A. It's 802.11g. I'd skip this and use a USB

Re: G4 Mini: Wifi Slot?; IR Receiver?; Choice of DVDRW?; Max Memory?

2011-05-12 Thread t...@io.com
On May 12, 12:07 am, Wayne Stewart waynejstew...@gmail.com wrote: What about one of those SCSI to USB adapters? I know they also made SCSI to firewire adapters though I've never owned one of those I looked at those. The SCSI to USB adapter has a reputation for lack of reliability.The

G4 Mini: Wifi Slot?; IR Receiver?; Choice of DVDRW?; Max Memory?

2011-05-11 Thread t...@io.com
Since the Mac Mini Group appears dead, I guess I'll post here... I bought a G4 Mini about six months ago to use as a compact iTunes server for the house, replacing the big hulking Beige G3 tower I've been using. I'm finally configuring the thing and have a few questions. 1) Does anyone know

Re: G4 Mini: Wifi Slot?; IR Receiver?; Choice of DVDRW?; Max Memory?

2011-05-11 Thread t...@io.com
On May 11, 11:23 am, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: If I do anything with this SCSI idea I'll need an Airport card or combo Airport/Bluetooth card from which to reverse engineer the connections.   Anyone have a dead one they'd like to dispose of? Failing that, is there an inexpensive source

Re: G4 Mini: Wifi Slot?; IR Receiver?; Choice of DVDRW?; Max Memory?

2011-05-11 Thread t...@io.com
On May 11, 11:47 am, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: If I REALLY wanted SCSI on my Mini, I would adapt the top slot of the riser (the one for the optical drive) first to standard IDE, and second to SCSI using a SCSIDE card, available from ACARD. The Acard product converts a SCSI host to

Re: G4 Mini: Wifi Slot?; IR Receiver?; Choice of DVDRW?; Max Memory?

2011-05-11 Thread t...@io.com
On May 11, 1:05 pm, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: Peter, the Acard product, such as the 7720U let's one put a newer IDE device such as a new IDE hard drive into an older computer equipped with a SCSI interface.   So, for example, one can put a 750GB PATA drive into an old SE/30 on the

Re: Power Mac G4 (AGP graphics)

2011-05-09 Thread t...@io.com
On May 9, 8:38 am, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: On May 3, 2011, at 8:44 PM, Jonas Lopez wrote: I have one too and want to get a DVD drive (superdrive) so I can make dvd movies, what do I need? I have the 512 Mb 10.4/10.5. Do I require more memory to cut a dvd? What

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

2011-04-27 Thread t...@io.com
On Apr 26, 5:35 pm, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Hey look! 8-) it's sn0w1ng Macintoshes outside! is AS SECURE as anything RPG will generate, because while it's true that a truly random password string is more secure against cracking, the passphrase chosen is secure

Re: iMac G4 questions

2011-04-27 Thread t...@io.com
On Apr 26, 6:01 pm, Dan Ziegler d.ziegle...@gmail.com wrote: Ralph, this hard disk was pretty easy to get to: I just removed the motherboard, and the disks were right there in a caddy. See xlr8 your mac's page here:http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/systems/iMac_g4/imacg4_takeapart.html - it's

Re: iMac G4 questions

2011-04-26 Thread t...@io.com
On Apr 24, 6:14 pm, Dan Ziegler d.ziegle...@gmail.com wrote: I have recently bought an iMac G4 (iLamp) off craigslist-it's the original 17 model (800 MHz, SDRAM, 80 GB). Just an aside, as your main questions have already been addressed by others... There were two extremely similar models of

Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs!

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

Re: No boot G4 MDD?

2011-03-08 Thread t...@io.com
On Mar 4, 7:35 pm, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I'm dealing with a PM G4 MDD Dual 1.25 it's a solid daily driver. 2   GB RAM  2 HDDs 2 optical drives. The machine stopped booting after   the installation of an aftermarket CPU fan, Doesn't make too much   sense being the wires are

Re: Would you trust this ebay seller?

2011-02-24 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 23, 9:49 am, Bruce - in Orlando bhossfi...@bellsouth.net wrote: Not true.  I direct your attention to:http://lowendmac.com/musings/07/0522.html Also, I should note that the ebay auction stated: Applies to Following Computers: Power Macintosh G3 (Blue White) and Power Mac G4 (all

Re: Do not understand how to send html emails on my G4 Mac

2011-02-24 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 22, 6:27 pm, Jonas Lopez jonaslo...@yahoo.com wrote: Do not understand how to send html emails I keep getting them and now I need to send one or so. How do you do this on my G4 10.4 using yahoo etc. There is *NEVER* a need to send html emails. Send plain text. If you must refer

Re: Would you trust this ebay seller?

2011-02-22 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 19, 5:47 pm, Bruce - in Orlando bhossfi...@bellsouth.net wrote:  So the idea of tricking out my MDD before I give up on it just seems like more fun than tossing the old gal and moving on to an Intel Mac.  There will be plenty of time for that. NOT that I'm necessarily ready to pay

Re: G4 MDD ATX mods

2011-02-22 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 19, 8:53 pm, Brielle br...@2mbit.com wrote:  If I could find a source for the proper molex connectors to plug into the G4 mobo, it would be even easier to build the kits. Which connectors does the G4 Logic Board use? Are the Mini-Fit Jr. connectors as they've used on earlier

Re: Flashing Video Card for G5?

2011-02-03 Thread t...@io.com
On Feb 2, 8:15 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: On Feb 2, 2011, at 8:09 PM, Jeremiah Stevens wrote: How do you flash video cards for Mac? I have a beautiful Dual G5 and   the original 64MB card isn't doing it justice. Any links to a good   tutorial site or video? or even a list

Re: Unstable PowerMac G4

2011-02-01 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 31, 6:42 am, dc dbc...@verizon.net wrote: I would get a new hard drive and do a clean install of 10.4, see if that fixes things. Another possible cause of freezes is for the CPU heat sink grease to have dried out between your CPU and the heat sink. I'm not saying that the evidence

Re: Mac Mini HDD speed

2011-01-25 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 24, 8:58 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: I learned this THE HARD WAY, I actually BOUGHT FW800 enclosures   expecting them to be TWICE AS FAST as my old FW400 enclosures, but   when I TESTED THEM, they were the SAME SPEED, not because they're not   CAPABLE of twice as fast,

Re: Mac Mini HDD speed

2011-01-24 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 22, 3:58 pm, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: Cyberguys also has 2.5 drives, but all of the drives in this size, IDE/ATA and SATA, are 5400 RPM. The 2.5IDE/ATA drives are Western Digital and come in 80GB ($57), 160GB ($72) and 250GB ($88) capacities. Micro Center stocks WD ATAs in up

Re: Appleworks problem

2011-01-21 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 20, 8:51 am, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: On Jan 20, 2011, at 6:48 AM, Bruce Johnson wrote: That's nothing. I have MS Word docs from 20 years ago that MS Word 2011 does not open. File formats change ... just be glad you're not NASA and have to decipher 45 year old

Re: OS9 on MDD; Two Wanted Components Remain

2011-01-07 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 6, 12:18 pm, ben64sm...@googlemail.com ben64sm...@googlemail.com wrote: On Jan 5, 11:12 am, t...@io.com t...@io.com wrote: On Jan 4, 11:50 pm, Todd - ttoo...@gmail.com wrote: How do you open the primary drive in OS9? Jeff Walther Try CMD-e or F12 (hold the function key down

Re: OS9 on MDD; Two Wanted Components Remain

2011-01-06 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 6, 1:42 am, yawg yaw...@gmail.com wrote: If all else fails just start Toast and choose the optical drive to open or close. Or at system startup keep the mouse button down and all drives will open IIRC. Or just make sure there's always a disk in the drive. But it seems to me that

Re: OS9 on MDD; Two Wanted Components Remain

2011-01-05 Thread t...@io.com
On Jan 4, 11:50 pm, Todd - ttoo...@gmail.com wrote: Same with me and my dual 1.25 MDD I already had the latest update fan works fine on Leopard but cycles on OS 9 also have two DVD drives with no way to open the secondary drive in OS 9 other than to always leave media in it so I can drag it

OS9 on MDD; Two Wanted Components Remain

2011-01-04 Thread t...@io.com
There are two things I'd like to make booting OS 9 on my MDDs really usable, but I'm not even sure if they exist. The first is a utility to open and close the optical drive trays. The second is a utility or extension to control the fan speed. This need not be user control, automated control of

Re: OS9 on MDD; Two Wanted Components Remain

2011-01-04 Thread t...@io.com
Greg Kennedy wrote: Assuming you've already installed the 4.4.8 firmware update? http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1179?viewlocale=en_US It says it offers The Power Mac G4 Firmware Update 4.4.8 improves fan control behavior and reduces high speed fan cycling when running in Mac OS 9. You can

Re: How Do MS Office Licenses Work?

2010-12-14 Thread t...@io.com
Thank you, folks. I think I have the information I need. Also, thank you for the alternative suggestions. I will download them and give them a try as well. -- 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

How Do MS Office Licenses Work?

2010-12-13 Thread t...@io.com
I am thinking about purchasing a used copy of MS Office 2004 for my MDD, however, I'm wondering how the licenses work. I've heard that on some MS products, (Windows?) the machine actually must connect to the internet and register the license with MS and then the license is stuck to that

Re: Beating a dead horse? - Flashing PC video cards for a Power Mac

2010-12-06 Thread t...@io.com
On Dec 6, 12:58 am, Justin The Cynical cyni...@penguinness.org wrote: On 12/5/10 12:03 PM, Clark Martin wrote: The type of RAM probably only indicates the version of the card.  The usual problem with flashing a card with Mac firmware is that the flash ROM isn't big enough to take the

Re: A Simple Solution to the eMac Hard Drive Issue

2010-12-02 Thread t...@io.com
On Dec 2, 1:20 am, Jonas Ulrich jonasulrich3...@gmail.com wrote: As for danger, I seriously doubt it's that dangerous. I suppose you are sort of opening up a CRT monitor, which can be dangerous, just stay away from the components in the actual CRT, and if you are worried about it, I'm sure

Re: DVD Functionality for Beige G3

2010-11-17 Thread t...@io.com
On Nov 17, 1:58 am, James Chapel dragnero...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks to some research, I seemed to have significantly narrowed down my options. 1. IDE or SCSI DVD-ROM drive 2. SCSI DVD drives require Intech's CD/DVD Speed Tools drivers 3. ATI Rage 128 Pro* or higher video card 4. At least

Re: Dead Drive? - Group Reply.

2010-11-03 Thread t...@io.com
On Nov 2, 2:05 pm, Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhun...@gmail.com wrote: I've never liked Western Digital's stuff, I had a round of lemons from them back in the 90s. Every drive manufacturer sells a round of lemons at some point. Maxtor made some 120 MB (that's MB, not GB) drives that failed

MDD Won't Boot from OS 9.2.2

2010-11-02 Thread t...@io.com
Continuing this old thread from May of 2008 I am reduced to using Google Groups for my access, so I can't reply directly to that thread, but hopefully using the same subject will thread it together. When last we left the MDD in my office, I had 9.2.2 booting (thanks again, Kris) by adding

Re: USB 2.0 for a G4 MDD?

2010-11-01 Thread t...@io.com
On Oct 31, 3:21 pm, JoeTaxpayer joetaxpaye...@gmail.com wrote: The card I got WAS OHCI but still not 2.0, despite the website saying OHCI. The box it came in said Supports USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 devices at full speed so I don't hold We Love Macs 100% responsible. Yet after a number of calls

Re: latest mac mini for 10.4.11

2010-08-24 Thread t...@io.com
On Aug 24, 1:14 am, Illirik Smirnov illir...@gmail.com wrote: We are not all old cooks who don't want to buy a new computer. I just recently bought a PC tower, but still use my Mac, and actually like it more. We're Kooks. We may also be cooks, but us old farts who prefer out of date

Re: latest mac mini for 10.4.11

2010-08-23 Thread t...@io.com
On Aug 23, 6:53 am, MnDel dsmn...@gmail.com wrote: I'd love jumping to 10.5 or 10.6 -  but I have enough docs in Pagemill and Appleworks that the jump looks like a bloomin big mountain to climb. Reading this guide to using OS9 apps on Intel macs puts me right off my

Re: we don't need no stinkin' adapters!

2010-08-07 Thread t...@io.com
Jeffrey Engle wrote: On Aug 6, 2010, at 8:14 PM, Doug McNutt wrote: You'll find that Molex, and AMP too, recommend against soldering those crimp terminals. The high temperature and solder blobs interfere with the flexibility of the metal and the mating force of the connectors after

Re: Power Mac G5 – to buy or not to buy?

2010-07-26 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 25, 12:31 pm, Eric Herbert goo...@hillcotechnology.com wrote: On Jul 25, 2010, at 12:16 PM, ah...clem wrote: That said, getting back to the OT and in regards to the OP, for the things he wants to do, it seems like a better use of time, space, and financial resources to get a computer

Re: plain text please

2010-07-18 Thread t...@io.com
Dan wrote: Remember that the purpose of these LEM mailing lists is TECHNICAL SUPPORT, not pretty animated icon cutsie email chatty please pass the nail polish. I don't speak for the other techies on these lists... but wading thru HTML-based emails, just like TOP POSTED and UNTRIMMED

Re: RAID 1 on USB2 Drives?

2010-07-14 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 14, 12:40 pm, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: On Jul 14, 2010, at 12:30 PM, Jeffrey Engle wrote: I'm really hoping that somebody chimes in on this because I have the   same question. Software RAID works on any matched pair of HDs, internal, external,   whatever you have.

Re: RAID 1 on USB2 Drives?

2010-07-14 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 14, 12:43 pm, Albert Carter slvrmoonti...@yahoo.com wrote: All,     I got interested so I started googling. Here's something that I found that may or may not be helpful: http://66.49.144.193/C2011481421/E20060221212020/index.html Ah, good link. Thank you. That was just what I

Re: Best DVD burners?

2010-07-13 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 12, 9:53 pm, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: I wish I   could hit on the magic combination. I get tired having to watch the   DVDs on a set top to be sure they play OK. They almost always play   right on the Mac, Any info on a LaCie? or are they in name only? The problem may

RAID 1 on USB2 Drives?

2010-07-13 Thread t...@io.com
Does the Mac OS X included RAID feature work with USB2 external drives? Would it be usable (not too slow). I'm building a home music server out of a G4 Mac Mini running Tiger and was going to get one external 2 GB drive to sit under it in a MiniStack case, but then I started thinking about back

Re: Best DVD burners?

2010-07-13 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 13, 3:10 pm, Michael G.M. michaelgm717...@gmail.com wrote: I'd stay away from Lacie as per reviews and/or compatibility and simply the astronomical price. Why LaCie anyway? Mike 15 years ago they had a top notch reputation. :-) -- You received this message because you are a member

Re: IBM HDD clicking

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 8, 5:59 pm, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I'm with you on this Bruce, so when I got home I opened up my two Iomega 320 shirt drives and to my surprise if found two of them loaded with questionable Seagate  Momentus HDDs so if one takes a dump like the article says may happen

Re: MiniStack Reviews, Experiences?

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 8, 1:26 pm, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: At 10:47 AM -0700 7/8/2010, t...@io.com wrote: By freezing/lock up, it doesn't lock up the computer.  The copy just stops progressing and the drive stops responding.   The host computer is fine. And when that happens, what error messages

Re: MiniStack Reviews, Experiences?

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 8, 2:52 pm, Jim Scott jesco...@gmail.com wrote: That's the good. The not-so-good: Even though the fan speed can be adjusted somewhat, my only dislike is cooling fan noise, which they all have. Blessedly, my v3 turns off the fan when the drive isn't being used. That helps. But when

Re: MiniStack Reviews, Experiences?

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 8, 2:21 pm, Bill Connelly billycarm...@verizon.net wrote: I believe they suggested a particular partitioning scheme to forego   any issues with size ... IIRC, less than 1TB for the largest. May have changed with a later firmware. Got it from owcomputing on or   about August 2009.

Re: MiniStack Reviews, Experiences?

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 9, 10:07 am, t...@io.com t...@io.com wrote: On Jul 8, 2:21 pm, Bill Connelly billycarm...@verizon.net wrote: I believe they suggested a particular partitioning scheme to forego   any issues with size ... IIRC, less than 1TB for the largest. May have changed with a later firmware

Re: Online backup ??

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 8, 8:48 pm, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: Check out Newegg i've been getting Hitachi 2TBs for $109. 00 about once a month whwn they throw a deal. My PM G5 has five of them. They have the Seagate LP ST32000542AS 2TB drive for $110 right now, but it has pretty terrible reviews.

Re: IBM HDD clicking

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 9, 10:35 am, iJohn zjboyguard-ggro...@yahoo.com wrote: 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

Re: MiniStack Reviews, Experiences?

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 9, 12:54 pm, Cliff Rediger redicl...@yahoo.com wrote: In general they work for me, but I'm interested in the problem you report. Here's my version. I've been using the 1T drive mostly to boot from when doing AV big file stuff so that I'd have sufficient scratch disc space.

Re: What 100/10 NIC to use in Beige G3 to support OS9/OSX Tiger

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
On Jul 9, 3:23 pm, Peter Haas peterh...@cruzio.com wrote: On Jul 9, 2010, at 1:07 PM, Gus wrote: I saw a few Apple 10/100 cards on ebay.  I would think they would work without any problem in OS 9.2.2 but I am not sure about OS Tiger. Probably the best, most MacOS-compatible NIC out there

Re: To the dump!

2010-07-09 Thread t...@io.com
smac0031 wrote: Hello, I have just come into possession of 6 Mac Cpu's which are nearly identical with my DA G4. Anyway, how do you tell which models these are? From 2006: == Date: Sat, Jul 15 2006 11:17 am From: Len Gerstel On Jul 15, 2006, at 9:57 AM, Norm

MiniStack Reviews, Experiences?

2010-07-08 Thread t...@io.com
Would anyone care to share their experiences with Newer Technology's MiniStack? Specifically version 2.5? I'm considering buying one, but I've occasionally run into a specific problem with external drive enclosures, and so I like to check others' experiences first. The problem I've seen with

Re: SATA PCI card for dual 800 quicksilver

2010-06-16 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 15, 6:43 pm, Stewie de Young stewies...@hotmail.com wrote: The only cards that I'm aware of that have the PPC Mac boot ROM are the Firmtek cards and perhaps the Acard? Prices are roughly what I have gleaned from the 'net. Acard AEC-6280M 2-Channel PCI to IDE Host Adapter : $70 US

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

2010-06-16 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 15, 9:23 pm, Chance Reecher cha...@reecher.net wrote: t...@io.com wrote: Does the Mini still have support for only one monitor?   If they'd add dual monitor support (the video chip almost certainly supports it), I'd buy one in an instant.   I don't need slots, but I want dual

Re: Beige G3 Upgrade Questions

2010-06-15 Thread t...@io.com
On Jun 14, 11:38 pm, James Chapel dragnero...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, but AFAIK every DVD card will be mounted in a video card already, there won't be any loose decoders floating around, and since EVERY Radeon card supports hardware DVD decoding, you're MUCH better off ditching the Rage

Re: Beige G3 Upgrade Questions

2010-06-15 Thread t...@io.com
James Chapel wrote: Probably. You can look at the numbers on the chips themselves and go to http://www.chipmunk.nl/dram/chipmanufacturers.htm to identify what you've got. KM4132G271BQ-10 ^^-^^^- Internal Organization: 32-271 = 256K x 32 (8M bit):

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