Re: PCI IDE Card Question

2008-09-03 Thread Clark Martin
boot up the Mac it's just taking up space in a PCI slot. Same as video cards. Other cards, network, firewire, USB and so on don't need firmware as they aren't accessed until the OS loads. But video cards and disk interface cards need firmware to be loaded at boot time. -- Clark Martin

Re: G5 single suddenly starts rejecting DVD's.

2008-09-17 Thread Clark Martin
affect booting from DVD. But if it's set to set the clock from a network site automatically you might not notice that the date and time are off. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: HP Scanner optomized my HD

2008-10-06 Thread Clark Martin
for what you describe. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: Opinions on defunct G4 sawtooth

2008-10-16 Thread Clark Martin
like a dead PRAM Battery. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-20 Thread Clark Martin
helps as this machine never had a Rage 128 running in it. AGP is a significantly faster bus. This card does support Quartz Extreme under Tiger but not Core Image. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: USB hub form factor

2008-10-21 Thread Clark Martin
. This is especially true of the class of devices that simply use USB for power and don't have any control electronics that interface with the computer (such as fans, lights and so on). -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information

Re: USB hub form factor

2008-10-22 Thread Clark Martin
of LCD monitors has done away with the power control stand. I have a couple of these beasts set up for turning on computers without soft start and for other equipment. I use them where I have a monitor on a T switch to connect multiple computers to one monitor. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA

Re: need a barrel type plug - power adapter model A1021, for G5 powerbook

2008-10-22 Thread Clark Martin
are proprietary. You MIGHT find a vendor who acquired some, you probably won't. You can find third party power supplies for $20-30. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: hard drive orientation (horizontal v. vertical)

2008-10-23 Thread Clark Martin
them to magnetically attach a five foot long antenna made of copper pipe to a portable canopy and it has held on quite tightly. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: hard drive orientation (horizontal v. vertical)

2008-10-23 Thread Clark Martin
, etcetera). FYI, Haltek is long gone, the other two are still around. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: UPS Hard drive = ?

2008-11-06 Thread Clark Martin
and videos have snow and other picture loss. SNOW? No, damage to the disk would appear as bad files that stop playback. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Can you have both 10.2 AND 10.4 on same disk?

2008-11-09 Thread Clark Martin
got moved above 8Gb it won't boot. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: See You Later...

2008-11-11 Thread Clark Martin
to the iMac list (or others) but not here who are missing out on some tips if an iMac question is posed and answered here. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: OS X and OS X Server differences?

2008-11-12 Thread Clark Martin
applications for providing services and the control of same. They are treated differently in Software Update. There are different versions of the OS updates for the two. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super

Re: where do I find /var/log/install.log?

2008-11-14 Thread Clark Martin
install. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3

Re: PRAM Batteries

2008-11-29 Thread Clark Martin
, then in all likelihood the preferred network address is no longer being retained in PRAM). TCP/IP address settings are not stored in PRAM and never have. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Classic after Upgrade to 10.4?

2008-11-30 Thread Clark Martin
. AW 6 is Carbon and therefore does run native in OS X. Just verified on my (intel) MacBook Pro and OS 10.5.5 -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Classic after Upgrade to 10.4?

2008-11-30 Thread Clark Martin
of Apple you have on the left side of the menu bar. The old multi-colored Apple means you are running Classic. The blue Apple means you are running Native. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: CCC Bootable Backup

2008-12-01 Thread Clark Martin
not ignored. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using

Re: Hard Drive Size question

2008-12-01 Thread Clark Martin
. Just remember those other UNLIMITED values. RAM 64Kb RAM 640Kb 1Mb 16Mb 4Gb HD 32Mb 4Gb 128Gb 200Tb Network speeds we'll never need to exceed. 10MBps 100MBPs 1000MBPs -- Clark Martin Redwood City

Re: Dead or Alive

2008-12-03 Thread Clark Martin
. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4

Re: Upgrading to 10.4 - No DVD Drive

2008-12-03 Thread Clark Martin
Dan wrote: At 12:30 PM -0800 12/3/2008, Clark Martin wrote: Dan wrote: Put your QS in Target Disk Mode, connected to the iMac with a firewire cable. Run the OS X installer on the iMac, targetting the QS's drive. I don't know if this will work or not but it's better to do

Re: AirportExtreme+HardDrive=TimeCapsule?

2008-12-04 Thread Clark Martin
is highly problematic. Typically higher frequencies get absorbed more than lower frequencies. On the other hand high frequencies are more likely to bounce than low. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: G4 Problem Booting OS 9

2008-12-04 Thread Clark Martin
been either when installing a new system folder because the old one was corrupted or when I found a machine had multiple system folders and I was trying to sort it out. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super

Re: List of updates to get from OS 10.4.0 to 10.4.11

2008-12-05 Thread Clark Martin
that it couldn't install an update. I just completed the other updates then tried the problematic one again. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Re: keychain G4 question

2008-12-07 Thread Clark Martin
the old one, just to burn the gunk out. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: What Anti Virus?

2008-12-08 Thread Clark Martin
at Apple that updated the tech note. In the fine tradition of Yosemite Sam, his biscuits are burnin! - Dan. Hey, we should form a company to sell software that prevents alien incursions of your computer. Or software that prevents spontaneous combustion of your computer -- Clark Martin

Re: Changing video files from .flv to .mov

2008-12-08 Thread Clark Martin
Handbrake 0.9.3. It claims to convert from a variety of file formats. I've only used it to convert MPEG2s. http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21117 -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: iMac or MacBook?

2008-12-10 Thread Clark Martin
getting more value for your money by buying the desktop. A laptop used as a desktop replacement can be put on a laptop cooler so overheating will be less of an issue. I think you need to update your MacTracker version Bruce. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet

Re: Automatic Logout

2008-12-11 Thread Clark Martin
of this little pest? Try System Preferences - Security - General - Log out after 30 minutes of inactivity -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

Re: Automatic Logout

2008-12-11 Thread Clark Martin
Charles Davis wrote: On Dec 11, 2008, at 9:20 PM, Clark Martin wrote: Charles Davis wrote: System Preference/ Network/Show = Network Status/Internal Modem/ Configure/PPP Options/Session Options [correct selections] Well that might keep the system from disconnecting on inactivity

Re: Automatic Logout

2008-12-12 Thread Clark Martin
Charles Davis wrote: On Dec 11, 2008, at 11:53 PM, Clark Martin wrote: Charles Davis wrote: On Dec 11, 2008, at 9:20 PM, Clark Martin wrote: Charles Davis wrote: System Preference/ Network/Show = Network Status/Internal Modem/ Configure/PPP Options/Session Options [correct selections

Network Camera Report

2008-12-13 Thread Clark Martin
video quality given adequate lighting. Inexpensive Can be set up without using Windows CONS: Can't see in the dark. Sound and motion detection setup don't work on a Mac. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super

Re: Wow! (Missing 6 GB of space in OSX partition)

2008-12-15 Thread Clark Martin
Hunter Fuller wrote: You can't rename a folder to . - it is definitely the root of the drive. / is the root of the drive. . represents the current directory. And no, you should not be able to rename/name something .. But it might not be ., it might be . or .. -- Clark Martin Redwood

Re: Wow! (Missing 6 GB of space in OSX partition)

2008-12-15 Thread Clark Martin
to files and folders they prefer nosy folk not casually find. This file was called simply . which you can't name a file to. Yes, you can add a . to the beginning of a filename but you can't make it just .. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated

Re: Wow! (Missing 6 GB of space in OSX partition)

2008-12-16 Thread Clark Martin
. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5

Re: basic OS X finder question

2008-12-16 Thread Clark Martin
directorylist.txt -bash: Is: command not found and sdirectorylist.txt -bash: Is: command not found That's because it's ls, ie. ell ess or in upper case LS. Type the command in lower case. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information

Re: Shut down or restart

2008-12-16 Thread Clark Martin
not quit? Can you log out? If so, can you then restart / shut down? Do you have any 3rd party drivers installed? -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: HDMI monitor

2008-12-18 Thread Clark Martin
HDTV. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4

Re: Ways to clean up old Macs, environmentally.

2008-12-20 Thread Clark Martin
by replacing a CRT with an LCD now you are talking. Same is true by going from an old computer to a modern model. An intel iMac pulls the same amount of power when in sleep as when turned off, 1-2W. An older CRT iMac draws about 40W in sleep. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh

Re: Booting old Macs, using just an ethernet.

2008-12-20 Thread Clark Martin
to Netboot requires an OS X Server. Target mode is fine for 2 Macs, only if you have FW on both of them. Or you can hook a FW / IDE drive interface to the target drive. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: External FW 800 drive won't mount

2008-12-21 Thread Clark Martin
it as a drive. What do you do with a thing like this? Look at System Profiler, under FireWire. It should at least show the IDE (or SATA) to FW interface if not the drive itself. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver

Re: Which printer do you like?

2008-12-23 Thread Clark Martin
printing because I do image transfers that I put on polymer clay as part of my artwork. For what I do it doesn't have to be top quality but it at least has to be decent. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super

Re: Which printer do you like?

2008-12-23 Thread Clark Martin
Kyle Hansen wrote: Most Laserwriters were made by HP with an apple logo stamped on at the end. I believe most LaserWriter ENGINES were made by Canon. I don't know if Apple built the cases and other parts or Canon built the whole thing. HP ALSO used Canon engines a lot. -- Clark Martin

Re: Ways to clean up old Macs, environmentally.

2008-12-23 Thread Clark Martin
picketing it claiming they were just dumping garbage on the third world. I guess we were supposed to only send new computers to poor countries. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Ways to clean up old Macs, environmentally.

2008-12-23 Thread Clark Martin
and are in the solid state unlike the mercury in CFLs. The plastic in the LEDs should be fairly innocuous. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Re: Ways to clean up old Macs, environmentally.

2008-12-23 Thread Clark Martin
on the house. The draw about the same amount of power as 6 of the medium sized incandescent Christmas lights (C7 size). I'm leaving my Christmas tree lights on all the time as they take a trivial amount of power and generate no noticeable heat. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA

Re: Best USB 2.0 PCI card for Quicksilver?

2008-12-28 Thread Clark Martin
. The worse cause hangs / kernel panics. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: My computer

2009-01-01 Thread Clark Martin
with a Mini which would give some sense of continuity. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed

Re: My computer

2009-01-01 Thread Clark Martin
? Several possibilities exist. My AGP started life as a 350 and has been upgraded twice. Tinkerers Unite! ;-) I'd say it's likely somebody upgraded a Sawtooth with a 450 MHz CPU to something faster and moved the 450 into the GE. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet

Re: Replacement Fan for ATI 9800 Video Card

2009-01-01 Thread Clark Martin
but it should be close. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: My computer

2009-01-01 Thread Clark Martin
Kris Tilford wrote: On Jan 1, 2009, at 1:22 PM, Clark Martin wrote: I'd say it's likely somebody upgraded a Sawtooth with a 450 MHz CPU to something faster and moved the 450 into the GE. Perhaps more likely, but in this case the unlikely occurred. The Sawtooth is PowerMac3,1

Re: AGP video card for a G4 Sawtooth

2009-01-03 Thread Clark Martin
in a PCI slot and an AGP video card in the AGP slot? Most of the video cards you can get have two outputs that can drive discrete displays (mirrored or extended desktop.) Better to get an ATI 9200 AGP card and drive two monitors off it. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh

Re: Where do I learn about long lasting cdr's or dvdr's ????

2009-01-07 Thread Clark Martin
sure you clean it out thoroughly. And I would drop in some desiccant packs. It doesn't create a vacuum, it just seals in the air. Air moving in OR out when you break the seal is due to differences in air pressure between where it was sealed and where the seal was opened. -- Clark Martin

Re: Duplicate User Account

2009-01-09 Thread Clark Martin
contents (Desktop, Documents,...) to her user folder (/Users/herusername). Log out and back in again to her account. Things should be the same as your account. As a suggestion, change the desktop picture / pattern. It's a useful visual cue as to who's account is up. -- Clark Martin Redwood

Re: RAM prices going up??

2009-01-11 Thread Clark Martin
? I know OWC offers a 6Gb kit for laptops which is $400+ because it consists of a 2Gb and a 4Gb stick and the 4Gb are obscenely expensive because they are new/rare/really hard to produce. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver

Re: RAM prices going up??

2009-01-13 Thread Clark Martin
to .5 Mb. I know I was happy when 1Mb SIMMs came down to $60. I even had a spreadsheet running plotting the price with an estimate of when it would hit a target price. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super

Re: Get rid of account

2009-01-14 Thread Clark Martin
George Hozendorf wrote: On Jan 13, 2009, at 11:30 PM, Clark Martin wrote: George Hozendorf wrote: I need to get rid of an account that was setup on the initial install of OS. It is a standard account, but Account Preferences won't let me delete it even though I'm going in under

Re: Which video card should I buy for my smurf G3 for screen rotation?

2009-01-16 Thread Clark Martin
not installed at the moment). In each case the board was installed in a G4 tower running OS 10.4.11 and has the ATI software installed. The Apple Display Preferences didn't support screen rotation but the ATI software has what they call VersaVision which does. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA

Re: ethernet adapter just works? or not?

2009-01-18 Thread Clark Martin
problem, a USB adapter is your only choice. There are a number available, such as http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Macally/AIR2NET/ A google search on Mac USB Ethernet will locate more info. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver

Re: G3 hard drive question

2009-01-19 Thread Clark Martin
to specify how a device works and figures that thousands, millions, billions or more is enough for whatever is needed. Over time it turns out it wasn't enough. Odds are something in SATA will turn out to be too small, someday. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting

Re: Was The question of the day? Now, Very old file, newer Mac

2009-01-20 Thread Clark Martin
meg disks. The Performa has a 1.2 meg disk, OS X will read it just fine. That would be 1.44 Mb disk -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

Re: Seagate HD firmware update

2009-01-21 Thread Clark Martin
: http://i.gizmodo.com/5135916/seagate-firmware-fix-turned-barracudas-into-paperweights I've been wanting to get a 1.5 Tb drive because my 750 Gb drive is full. This has decided it for me, I'm getting someone else's 1Tb. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm

Re: Dual Monitors?

2009-01-26 Thread Clark Martin
get a 17 or so LCD monitor with a VGA interface. I recently bought a refurbished 20 LCD monitor with DVI, VGA, Composite and S-Video inputs for about $100. It does have 3 pixels stuck on black, all next to each other on a corner. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet

Re: Airport extreme 802.11b or 802.11g?

2009-01-27 Thread Clark Martin
. If your Mac has USB 2.0 you can get a USB dongle that will do 802.11g. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: DBAN on Macs??

2009-01-28 Thread Clark Martin
right out of your fingers. I heard stories about that. I did see one quench once, kind of spectacular. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

Re: G5 sound input problem

2009-01-29 Thread Clark Martin
signal up to line level. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group

Re: Router problem?

2009-01-30 Thread Clark Martin
hooking the Macbook up to the G4 through the same cable. Then see if they can see each other. If they can't see each other then it sounds like the G4 port is kaka. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Terminal tells me I have new mail

2009-02-02 Thread Clark Martin
the latter, what do I type in Terminal to read the mail? Leopard at least doesn't appear to have a pine program. Using apropos I did find a program called mail which when run tells me I don't have any mail. So I'd try mail. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm

Re: Logitech DiNovo Keyboard MediaPad

2009-02-02 Thread Clark Martin
? If it's USB then it should just work. Any features requiring software won't but the rest should. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Re: Logitech DiNovo Keyboard MediaPad

2009-02-02 Thread Clark Martin
George Hozendorf wrote: On Feb 2, 2009, at 6:43 PM, Clark Martin wrote: George Hozendorf wrote: A friend gave me a brand new Logitech DiNovo Keyboard and MediaPad. Unfortunately, according to Logitech support, there is no way to get it to work on a Mac. Would anyone on the list know

Re: Default Icon View???

2009-02-05 Thread Clark Martin
jonas ulrich wrote: This is driving me insane. I set the icon view on a certain folder and then click all windows and then I go to another folder and the view is different Switch it to All Windows FIRST then make the change. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh

Re: Thumb Drives --- interesting problem

2009-02-05 Thread Clark Martin
the trash? I wouldn't worry about write cycles doing something like that, it's a trivial amount. It's doing things that constantly write that you have to watch out for. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super

Re: LAN

2009-02-09 Thread Clark Martin
Norm Rowe wrote: Dan Mac 10.5.6 does not have any setting to turn on Windows sharing and neither does Vista have one to share a Mac. In 10.5 you enable File Sharing then click on Options and enable SMB -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated

Re: Can I put an 8X AGP video card in a 4X MDD?

2009-02-12 Thread Clark Martin
tape on two pins, that lets an 8X AGP card be used in a 4X slot. You can read up on it here: http://themacelite.wikidot.com/pins-3-and-11 -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Restart No Video ... Cold Boot, OK

2009-02-20 Thread Clark Martin
the Apple provided drivers. The ATI installed drivers add control for additional features such as screen rotation and some control for composite video out. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Do I really need a new processor?

2009-02-21 Thread Clark Martin
. It saves time as you don't have to wait for boot up and shut down. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: new g4 MDD owner

2009-02-21 Thread Clark Martin
. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5

Re: copying 10.5 system disc

2009-02-21 Thread Clark Martin
that drive. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4

Re: 10.5.6 Desktop Icons can't be moved

2009-02-22 Thread Clark Martin
like it's set to arrange the ICON view by something. With the Desktop selected, under the View menu select Show View Options. Under Arrange, select None. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Selecting Startup Disk in Beige G3

2009-02-22 Thread Clark Martin
System Preference or OS 9 equivalent to select a boot drive. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Need graphics utility question.

2009-02-27 Thread Clark Martin
the crop rectangle using Applescript? tell application GraphicConverter tell window 1 set selection to {200, 200, 400, 400} end tell end tell -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super

Re: Firewire hard drives not mounting

2009-02-28 Thread Clark Martin
, Tiger, or Leopard. The question is, which format is the Hard Disk? HFS, HFS+, or Journaled HFS+ ??? The harddisk isn't any format, the partitions are. You could mix HFS, HFS+ and FAT 32 on the same drive if you wanted to. The harddisk has a certain partition scheme. -- Clark Martin

Re: web design software what to get?

2009-03-01 Thread Clark Martin
stuff for family but would like to be able to keep things updated. How ancient? I have Golive 6.0 and it is a Carbon application so it runs under 9 or X. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Firewire hard drives not mounting

2009-03-02 Thread Clark Martin
/loc/101/10328113.html --Tony You said you ran DiskWarrior and nothing. What do you mean? Did it rebuild the disk directory or did it report a problem preventing you from doing that? -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver

Re: Firewire hard drives not mounting

2009-03-02 Thread Clark Martin
computer's FW port, the cable and the drive by swapping out each element with other devices. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received

Re: Firewire hard drives not mounting

2009-03-02 Thread Clark Martin
, that would be something to check. Otherwise the fault is in the FW / IDE interface board inside the enclosure and there is likely nothing there to fix. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Recently Lost Startup Chime ... Now Back

2009-03-02 Thread Clark Martin
before it got around to the IDE drive. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: acceptable hard drives for G3 iMac?

2009-03-09 Thread Clark Martin
be appropriate. Either of those two models should work just fine. All HDs have a small vent hole to equalize pressure. None have a hole to vent heat. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Monitor choices in Prefs=Displays

2009-03-09 Thread Clark Martin
resolutions the monitor can handle. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List

Re: acceptable hard drives for G3 iMac?

2009-03-10 Thread Clark Martin
with was a PM 7500 when I put a Seagate 4Gb drive in it. The drive was half-height (1.5) and older tech. I put a small fan in the case to keep it cool. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Best G4 powermac??

2009-03-12 Thread Clark Martin
. A former professional colleague is using multiple-core Gs within his company's fiber channel products. For their application, the Power architecture is best pricer-performer. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver

Re: Thermal grease?

2009-03-13 Thread Clark Martin
technophobic_...@comcast.net wrote: On 3/12/09, Clark Martin wrote: If the Heatsink / Processor combo is supposed to use grease then conductivity isn't an issue, you assume the CPU and heatsink will connect electrically. If you don't want them to connect electrically you use

Re: Thermal grease?

2009-03-14 Thread Clark Martin
will make contact. That is unless you are also adding an object between them that is specifically designed to keep them out of electrical contact. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: BW with new Tiger won't recognize keyboards

2009-03-14 Thread Clark Martin
. Hope it's all behind me now. Thanks, Tony On Mar 14, 2:26 pm, Clark Martin cm...@sonic.net wrote: tonycd wrote: Just installed Tiger on a new blank hard drive in a BW, then transplanted the drive into another BW. (Long story. You don't wanna know.) The computer booted up perfectly. When

Re: Thermal grease?

2009-03-14 Thread Clark Martin
, the excess grease, then in suspension, will simply, and completely wash-off. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you

Re: Urgent request for G4 / OS 9 password help

2009-03-17 Thread Clark Martin
of using finger to verify the account name. I'd been using the right password all along and I finally remembered that one letter was uppercase. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Powermac digital audio drive failures - HELP!!!

2009-03-26 Thread Clark Martin
appreciated. I am actually going to be replacing this computer with and Xserve soon. -Jonas Try doing a shutdown and start up. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway

Re: Powermac digital audio drive failures - HELP!!!

2009-03-26 Thread Clark Martin
Jonas Ulrich wrote: As i noted in my original post i've done that twice. -Jonas On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Clark Martin cm...@sonic.net mailto:cm...@sonic.net wrote: Jonas Ulrich wrote: For use as my personal server I have a Digital Audio Powermac G4 533MHZ

Re: Worms in clear plastic keyboard

2009-03-26 Thread Clark Martin
insect? -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those using G3, G4

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