New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-22 Thread Sean Carroll
About time I discovered Low End Mac and this group, after 10+ years of owning a G4. My question: What are my limitations in terms of selecting a new hard drive that I can install without any additional upgrades/replacement as far as ATA, Ultra ATA/100, SATA and all that (giving myself away here)

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-25 Thread Sean Carroll
Thanks, Wayne. see if it's really the hard drives that are making the noise and not a fan or optical drive. Indeed, that's part of my problem. As near as I can tell, having listened and doubted and listened again many times, the noise is from the hard drives. And noise is really the only

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-26 Thread Sean Carroll
Thanks, Dan. Before I even realized there'd been a response to my post (Wayne Stewart's) (I viewed it at Google Groups first, having not seen it in my email at that point), I ordered a Seagate 7200.10 Barracuda 160 MB Ultra ATA/100 HD. (The 40 GB drives I'm afraid are failing are also

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-26 Thread Sean Carroll
Thank you, Clark. They can work with drives larger than 128Gb but only up to a size of 128Gb (without patches). So a 160 GB hard drive compatible in other respects would at least work (and be seen as a 128 GB HD) in a Sawtooth Power Mac G4? Or get a (somewhat) newer PowerMac that does

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-26 Thread Sean Carroll
(System Profiler shows the graphics card as ATY[Rage128Pro] for some reason, though.) As an aside on an aside, I should clarify that this comment of mine was wonderment that my own system (by way of the app System Profiler) is misspelling what should be ATI. Unless there really such a

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-27 Thread Sean Carroll
Many G4 Macs can have the 48-bit LBA Property added persistently (that is, semi-permanently) to their PRAMs. Sure, once the PRAM is cleared, the property reverts to 24-bit mode. However, as long as the PRAM is NOT cleared, perhaps for many years, the property is available, and this means

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-27 Thread Sean Carroll
Without a patch you can format / access up to 128Gb of it.  Disk Utility will show it as only 128Gb in size and format it accordingly.  I have used a couple of 160 Gb drives on G4s formatted to 128Gb.  They work just fine, you just have 32Gb that is unusable. Ah, that clears that up.

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-27 Thread Sean Carroll
I have two Sawtooths which I equipped with Sonnet Tempo ATA 133 PCI   cards. They support drives larger than 128GB. No Voodoo. The cards extended the usefulness of these G4s. Thanks, Dale. Good info. Maybe I won't have to send the HD I ordered back. I might anyway, but it's good to know that

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-27 Thread Sean Carroll
I would try a stethoscope, or a low tech 11 inch cardboard core from your last roll of paper towels, or make yourself an ear trumpet from paper. Thanks, Al. Next time I have any suspicions, I think I'll go the disconnect power cables route first. I should have thought of that before I

Re: All of a sudden yet another new movie file format *.YES

2010-12-27 Thread Sean Carroll
My .2 cents: If you search for *.YES, what you find might give you - at least it gives me - the impression that YES is actually a command or something from within the file that maybe got garbled into being listed as the file type. If I had such a file and wondered about it, I would (and surely

Power supply replacement for Power Mac G4

2010-12-27 Thread Sean Carroll
NOTE: This is a bit general, and I might yet find the answers I'm looking for in the archives. Feel free to ignore me if the topic has already been covered exhaustively there. My recently departed (in trade) Gigabit Ethernet Power Mac G4 was essentially problem-free until the power supply

Re: Power supply replacement for Power Mac G4

2010-12-28 Thread Sean Carroll
Yes, they are, but they are fair questions. I'm much obliged for the very informative and detailed answers - thanks. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-28 Thread Sean Carroll
On Dec 26, 7:16 pm, Dale Hoffman dh...@margnat.com wrote: I have two Sawtooths which I equipped with Sonnet Tempo ATA 133 PCI   cards. They support drives larger than 128GB. No Voodoo. The cards extended the usefulness of these G4s. I've looked at the Sonnet Tempo HD PCI card (part #

Sawtooth upgrade to Gigabit Ethernet PCI card

2010-12-31 Thread Sean Carroll
Power Mac G4 Sawtooth 450 MHz, 512 MB RAM, running Mac OS Tiger 10.4.11 Sorry, another rather simple question that I couldn't find an answer to scouring the archives here. Going from a Gigabit Ethernet Power Mac G4 to a Sawtooth, I didn't know if I'd notice so much of a difference in connection

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-31 Thread Sean Carroll
Thanks, Kris. The THD-MW isn't the right card, it has a place for a 2.5 notebook HD   which most people don't need, and it appears to not be bootable to boot. I noticed the notebook HD thing and had an oh well, so what reaction, but I'm glad I asked about the bootability thing. I would not

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2010-12-31 Thread Sean Carroll
I've been booting from these cards with no problem. Just specify   startup disk in Preferences or startup with option key held down. I've   never had problems with these cards - they are completely transparent. My choice of Sonnet brand has nothing to do with research into   technical matters

Re: Sawtooth upgrade to Gigabit Ethernet PCI card

2011-01-01 Thread Sean Carroll
Power Mac G4 Sawtooth 450 MHz, 512 MB RAM, running Mac OS Tiger 10.4.11 If the PCI gigabit E-net card has a Realtek 8169 chip, then it is supported OOTB by MacOS X. Thanks. I'm encouraged. This is one of the simpler ways I can upgrade here, then, i.e., get back to where I was with the Gigabit

Re: New internal hard drive for Power Mac G4

2011-01-04 Thread Sean Carroll
An update: The hard drive noise that gave rise to this thread turned out to be the fan after all. (Took my own advice, though rather backwardly, and turned on the computer with no HDs connected.) The fan near the hard drives, not the power supply fan - I think. It can be easily replaced, looks

Re: Power Mac G4 noise

2011-01-05 Thread Sean Carroll
Look around for a noise fix on that G4 case fan. I read it somewhere -- maybe here -- and it was basically just cushioning the fan by putting soft rings around the screws holding the fan assembly. Thanks much. I'll look into it. My next question was going to be about computer noise in general.

Enabling 48 bit LBA on a Sawtooth

2011-01-05 Thread Sean Carroll
(Power Mac G4 Sawtooth 450 MHz, Bus Speed 100 MHz, 512 MB RAM, running OS X Tiger 10.4.11 and OS 9.2.2 on separate partitions of a 160 GB hard drive, Tiger 10.4.11 on another 40 GB HD) Questions about installing an Enable-LBA48 patch: 1. When? (Any time?) 2. From where? (OS X on either drive?)

Re: Enabling 48 bit LBA on a Sawtooth

2011-01-07 Thread Sean Carroll
Thanks, guys, for the expansive and informative answers. I appreciate the detail. Many if not most discussion forums are short on it. I'm not sure if people are in a hurry or just figure answering at length is wasted on the questioner. I like it when people anticipate the questions behind the

Re: Enabling 48 bit LBA on a Sawtooth

2011-01-09 Thread Sean Carroll
To make a long story long... When I posed my questions, I had a 160 GB HD (recognized as 128 GB) and one of my old 40 GB HDs installed (no external HD). After seeing the answers, I sought an easy way to start over with the 160 GB HD that didn't involve *too* much starting over (building a fresh

Re: Enabling 48 bit LBA on a Sawtooth

2011-01-09 Thread Sean Carroll
The boot files need to be below the 128 GB barrier, so this first partition should be below this limit anyhow. Andreas - no need to apologize. The above statement of yours was the clue that enabled me to put things together at last just after my last post. Having repartitioned the 160 GB HD

Oldest Mac operating system for Sawtooth

2011-01-18 Thread Sean Carroll
I'm wondering what the oldest Mac operating system is that I could install and run on my Power Mac G4 AGP. I researched it as best I could in order to avoid asking such a silly question here. No luck. One of the reasons I plan to keep this Sawtooth (or possibly another pre-Intel Power Mac) is to

Re: Oldest Mac operating system for Sawtooth

2011-01-20 Thread Sean Carroll
OS 8.6 Such information is readily available at Everymac.com: Thank you, Fabian. I had been there and seen that the pre-installed OS was 8.6. I didn't see anything there that specifically indicated that OS 8.6 was the earliest *possible* that could be installed and run on the Sawtooth. I

Re: Oldest Mac operating system for Sawtooth

2011-01-20 Thread Sean Carroll
On Jan 20, 2011, at 9:00 AM, Vanceone wrote: A note to clarify: Yes, a Sawtooth shipped originally with 8.6. However, during it's production run that changed to be some version of system 9. Thanks for the tip. Hadn't even considered the possibility, and might have been in for a surprise

Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

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

Re: Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

2011-01-23 Thread Sean Carroll
Personally I wouldn't think a processor upgrade, even a used one, would be worth it if you are getting a new Mac soon. Part of the return on the investment would be learning to perform a processor upgrade by doing it. A CPU upgrade would seem to go hand in hand with bringing the computer up to

Re: Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

2011-01-23 Thread Sean Carroll
Thank you, Adrian. Be sure to max the RAM. You are shopping the LEM swap list also I hope. Yes, I just added *some* RAM as a start. Funny, and so typical of me, is that there was a slight error in my calculations (though not a Crucial - pun intended - one). I installed 1 GB RAM total, 2

Re: Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

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

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

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

Changing the breathing rate of a sleeping Power Mac G4

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011-01-28 Thread Sean Carroll
For those interested, a possibly interesting discussion: http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=19t=120614 Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is

Re: unread mail on G5 PM

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

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

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

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

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

Re: unread mail on G5 PM

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

Re: Sawtooth to Sabretooth: The CPU upgrade question

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

Re: Hard drive failing!

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

Re: Hard drive failing!

2011-01-29 Thread Sean Carroll
Sorry, John - here's a shorter link you won't have to copy and paste: http://resale.headgap.com/ I'm sure you can find your way from there. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on

Re: problems installing Leopard software on g4

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

Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

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

Re: Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

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

Re: Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

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

Re: Panther installation PCI Ethernet Card problem

2011-02-08 Thread Sean Carroll
IORegistryExplorer is the application's name and 2.1 is the current revision. Thank you. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is at

Re: Power Mac G4 733mhz Digital Audio dilemma

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

Re: Power Mac G4 733mhz Digital Audio dilemma

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

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

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

Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

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

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Re: Sawtooth/Tiger boot problems

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

Myriad LEM lists discussion

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

GeForce FX 5200 causing kernel panics on Sawtooth running Tiger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Re: Timer

2011-02-26 Thread Sean Carroll
Is there a timer I can get for my Mac that I can set to remind me audibly of an elapsed amount of time to help with my cooking? iTunes. Sean -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on

The strange world of graphics card ID and ROM matching

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

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

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

Re: A Few Questions

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

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

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

Core Image and Quartz Extreme

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

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

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

Re: Core Image and Quartz Extreme

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

Re: Core Image and Quartz Extreme

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

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

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

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

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

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

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

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

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

Re: rich text problem

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

Re: rich text problem

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

Re: rich text problem

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

iLife/iWork older versions for older Macs

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

Re: Mail Archiving

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

Re: Disabling Top Sites

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

Re: Disabling Top Sites

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

A note on Monolingual 1.3.9 and Tiger

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

Re: A note on Monolingual 1.3.9 and Tiger

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

OnyX kills HTML mail... mostly

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

Re: A note on Monolingual 1.3.9 and Tiger

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

Re: Disabling Top Sites

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

Re: Disabling Top Sites

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

Re: Disabling Top Sites

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

Re: M-Audio Revolution 7.1 and Power Mac G4

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

Re: Using HD 128GB in G4 Macs!

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

Re: Power Mac G4 (AGP graphics)

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

Re: Wells Fargo, Numbers and Appleworks

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

Case fan replacement on Sawtooth

2011-05-15 Thread Sean Carroll
, but definitely help avoid. Thanking you in advance, Sean Carroll -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is at http://lowendmac.com/lists/g-list.shtml and our netiquette

Re: RealTek 8169 in Beige G3 on OSX?

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

Home folder near capacity

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

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