Re: emac hard drive

2009-06-17 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 7:01 PM, Jonas Ulrichjonasulrich3...@gmail.com wrote: USB sucks on mac. Firewire is definately the way to go. While I wouldn't completely agree that USB 2.0 sucks compared to Firewire, I have no problem asserting that USB 2.0 is definitely a lot less special than

Re: USB Need

2009-06-17 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 10:40 PM, Isaac Smithsmith...@sprynet.com wrote: I have a camera that takes a USB connector to connect it to my Mac. The problem is I need a Male to Male connector. One of the reasons I have always disliked the USB protocol is that the designers seemed to have a

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-18 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 11:41 PM, insightinmindbillycarm...@verizon.net wrote: On Jun 18, 2009, at 11:35 PM, irrational john wrote: A Safari Version 4.0.1 update is now available. i don't see it with my Tiger Software update ... My apologies ... I'm not sure if it IS available for Tiger yet.

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-19 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Dandantear...@gmail.com wrote: At 8:35 PM -0700 6/18/2009, irrational john wrote: Elaborate please - exactly what isn't working?  I've played with just about everything in the GMail web interface and it seems to work quite well with Safari 4.0. When I use

Re: Orig. Airport card vs. PCI wireless card

2009-06-19 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Arnel Tuazona.tua...@gmail.com wrote: On 19/06/09 10:01 AM, Jason deftone...@yahoo.com wrote: Hello there. I just put an aftermarket pci wireless card into my sons dual G4 450 powermac. It is very stable, no drivers were needed and he gets fast internet

Re: Orig. Airport card vs. PCI wireless card

2009-06-19 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 10:11 PM, ah...clemboneheads...@gmail.com wrote: new to this topic.  perhaps i missed it in the deluge of replies, but it seems no one addressed the point of cost vs protocol (b or n). if all you are doing is connecting the base station to a DSL modem or a

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-20 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 1:17 AM, Dandantear...@gmail.com wrote:   What inputmanagers, plug-ins, etc have you installed?  Does the problem still occur when you eliminate them? Does this help? If you see something you think is worth taking the time to try omitting I might try it. But I'm not

Re: Safari 4.0

2009-06-20 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 1:17 AM, Dandantear...@gmail.com wrote: Think isn't good enough.  Be specific.  Try it.  You're talking about a GMail function failing on two totally different platforms (Safari/WebKit vs Firefox/Gecko), and to be frank, that just doesn't make sense. I'm sorry that

Fwd: monitor

2009-06-22 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 8:22 AM, Lawrence David Edenlde...@comcast.net wrote: Can anyone give me an idea of what to look for in a new monitor?  Specs? I don't consider myself very knowledgeable about monitors ... I'm partially color blind for one thing ... so I wasn't going to say anything.

Re: Help! HD filling up issue

2009-07-05 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 6:54 PM, Po-en Tsaipoen.t...@gmail.com wrote: Download the utility called 'Disk Inventory X' and run it on your OSX HDD. It will tell you what is taking up space on your computer, and where it is. Then you can delete whatever you dont need. Disk Inventory X:

Re: Return to PowerPC?

2009-07-05 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 12:49 AM, Mullin9ddavidmul...@inbox.com wrote: Will Apple return to PPC processors? I experienced smoother Game Graphics on a 2 GHz G5 Mac with 256 MB of VRAM, than I had on a 2 GHz Intel Mac,  with 256 MB of VRAM, both my Macs have 2 GB of RAM. Could you provide a

Re: Was;Return to PowerPC?Now HackinSonyMac

2009-07-08 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Wallace Adrian D'Alessiofluxstrin...@gmail.com wrote: But Nanny, how is running OS X on a Playstation 3 any less of a violation of the Apple EULA than running it on an Intel or AMD machine i.e. a ( non- Apple ) PC? Even that running under emulation? Or, I

Re: VideoLan has finally reached version 1.0.0

2009-07-09 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 11:17 PM, tortoisecymraeg...@gmail.com wrote: In this case I am not sure what the strategy means. It could mean the end of ppc support, it could mean that the project as a whole is considered complete and the team is breaking up, in which case someone may do minor

Re: Airport N + dialup?

2009-07-12 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 10:46 AM, Dandantear...@gmail.com wrote: Don't NAT your NAT. Use the AEg as your WAN connection. Plug the ARn into your LAN, as you would any wired computer. Disable NAT and DHCP in it. Then you can connect to the ARn's wi-fi, and it will route you out thru the AEg,

Re: Ethernet headaches

2009-07-18 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 3:54 AM, Chris Fernegoo...@pelorus.co.uk wrote: The two computers are also individually connected by wifi to a separate router/modem at the other end of the house. Not sure I understood that correctly. Are you saying you have two systems which are connected to two LANs

Re: Best way to clone a hard drive to use as a start-up drive?

2009-07-27 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 8:09 PM, George R. Hozendorfghoze...@gmail.com wrote: CCC is much more reliable. I can't refute or confirm that because I only have experience using the Leopard Disk Utility on an Intel MacBook. In my case, I connected the drives, did the copy, then booted from the

Re: will a PPC cloned boot drive work as the boot drive for an Intel?

2009-07-28 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 4:38 PM, McGrudemcgr...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 1:32 PM, iJohnzjboyguard-ggro...@yahoo.com wrote: Yet another reason to move to Snow Leopard this fall ... No need to wait.   Download monolingual... Thanks for the suggestion, but I'll wait. I'm still

Re: Window position assignment drives us nuts

2009-07-31 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 5:42 PM, Richard Geromeonecoolka...@earthlink.net wrote: Also with FireFox it doesn't open another window it uses tabs in the same window and you can click from tab to tab to tab without trouble of any kind!!!\ Actually, you can use tabs with Safari as well ... which

Re: Window position assignment drives us nuts

2009-07-31 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:52 PM, Jonas Lopezjonaslo...@yahoo.com wrote: ... so you tug the window off to the side and open a new window, search Google, get the info you wanted and now move the email window back to the main position and paste it into the email. Slightly off topic (again)

Re: Next for PPC?

2009-09-01 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Mac User #330250macuser330...@gmx.net wrote: I guess Apple is going the Intel-only path because for Apple this means that people will _have to_ buy a new Mac. Of course, I don't actually know anything about why Apple went with Intel CPUs. But IMO it had little

Re: Question about how Time Machine works

2009-09-04 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 PM, Tomtba...@nmia.com wrote: How 'bout this plan, then: I put the first of the new drives in the G5 alongside the old drive that's still working, and clone the old to the Then I toss the old drive and put in the second new one, install OS 10.5 on it, and let Time

Re: Question about how Time Machine works

2009-09-05 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 2:19 AM, Tomtba...@nmia.com wrote: So, with two drives backed up in Time Machine, I should be able to boot from the OS installer disk twice, and each time restore the contents of an old drive to its new replacement drive. Yes, you should not need to install OS X to a

Re: USB 4-Port Hub

2009-09-07 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 10:14 PM, Stephen Conradkhel...@gmail.com wrote: So, I plugged in (via USB) my USB Hub and I plugged in 2 USB Thumb Drives (a 2 GB and a 247 MB one (according to the Get Info command) but when I tried to plug in a 3rd (512 MB drive) it gave me a Low Power Warning. If

Re: Question about how Time Machine works

2009-09-09 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 12:00 AM, Tom tba...@nmia.com wrote: Thanks John, but in this case it's pretty easy to tell when these drives were made; they both have July 2009 printed right on them, in big red letters! (Must be something new?). Yes, that works too. :-) The point I had in the back

Re: My G4 seems to be running slow

2009-09-10 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 2:27 AM, lyne chelyh...@gmail.com wrote: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX: ... (snip) ... It isn't more than a year old. Could it be outdated already? Less than a year old??? OK, now I'm confused. The NVIDIA GeForce4 series is around 7 years old. According to the

Re: Shared Scanner over Wireless Networks

2009-09-10 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 4:04 AM, Charles Lenington macso...@brightok.net wrote: Oh I didn't catch the wireless part of wireless router. That's (wireless) over my head although there are a dozen or so laying around here. I have wireless disabled on the actiontec and the speedstream

Re: Wireless 350 MHZ Yikes!

2009-09-11 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Jasiu johnschiavone...@gmail.com wrote: How far can I expect wireless coverage without the use of a repeater? My father has a cabin approximately 80 yards from his house.  He would like to have internet reception there as well.  Anyone know what range I can

Re: Wireless 350 MHZ Yikes!

2009-09-11 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 9:47 PM, Clark Martin cm...@sonic.net wrote: And they won't blow away your WiFi, necessarily.  A 2.4 GHz phone will interfere with your WiFi if it's on the same frequencies.  How much is problematic.  The biggest problem is that the phone will change frequencies as

Re: USB PCI card

2009-09-15 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 8:32 PM, Lawrence David Eden lde...@comcast.net wrote: I was given an old USB 1 card.  UH-275    Part # BG-3800-00  made by OPTI. Is this card Mac compatible? Out of curiosity, what do you intend to use the USB 1.1 ports for? (I'm assuming you meant USB v1.1 since AFAIK

Re: [Bulk] Re: Elgato EyeTV on a G4?

2009-09-23 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:44 PM, dorayme dora...@optusnet.com.au wrote: Maybe you don't have them in US? In Australia, TV is moving away from analog and the free to air stations are broadcasting in Digital and HD Digital. The TV conversion to broadcasting in digital happened in the United

Re: My G4 seems to be running slow

2009-09-25 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 2:25 AM, lyne chelyh...@gmail.com wrote: ... what is VLC? From the website for VideoLAN - VLC media player VideoLAN is a project, run by volunteers, backed-up by a non-profit organisation, which produces free and open source software for multimedia, released under the

Re: HD Issues

2009-09-27 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 9:07 PM, Stephen Conrad khel...@gmail.com wrote: OK, according to Apple techs I should be able to put an HD on the same cable as my Super Drive. I  the HD and it never shows up. I was told to set it Cable Select and I did this. No Luck. I'm not clear on all of the

Re: PowerPC speeds and the switch to Intel...

2009-10-09 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 3:38 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Still doesn't change the fundamental issues: IBM does not desire Apple's business sufficiently to provide chips Apple needs; they cannot or will not produce a version suitable for laptop use. There's that ...

Re: PowerPC speeds and the switch to Intel...

2009-10-09 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Richard Gerome onecoolka...@earthlink.net wrote: And when he contracted them they had to agree not to make PC's with the ability to run OS 10 Tiger and Lep only Apple... Not sure I understand what you're saying here. I've heard that there are folks who *do* run

Re: USB Hub

2009-10-11 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 6:37 PM, Stephen Conrad khel...@gmail.com wrote: The USB connector is rather small (looks like 5 pins in it) And what will such a card cost me? Don't you already have a mini-USB B cable sitting around for use with a cell phone, camera, MP3 player, or whatever? If you

Re: NTFS formatted carry to Sawtooth

2009-10-11 Thread iJohn
In Leopard I can access an NTFS formatted drive in read-only mode. The only reason to bother with NTFS-3G is if this feature is not available in the version of OS X you are using or if you want to be able to write to the NTFS formated drive from your Mac. No? In other words, I'd check to see if

Re: NTFS formatted carry to Sawtooth

2009-10-11 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 12:03 AM, Nestamicky nestami...@gmail.com wrote: I need to be able to mount ntfs hds on the mac from other machines and write to them. Are the different machines on the same local network (LAN)? If so, then couldn't you also just R/W share the drive via the network?

Re: NTFS formatted carry to Sawtooth

2009-10-12 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Installing NTFS-3G will give you read/write access; I'm pretty sure that 10.6 alos does read/write out of the box. Nope. NTFS partitions still show up in Snow Leopard with permissions of You can only read. I

Re: Creeping failure to send emails

2009-10-14 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 12:47 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: IN the mean time You might want to switch to a more reliable provider.  My fav these days is Gmail... I actually have my gmail account read (via POP) my mail from my Yahoo account. That way I didn't have to immediately track

Re: Creeping failure to send emails

2009-10-14 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Well, let's hope they have backups. T-Mobile customers just learned THAT lesson the hard way. http://tinyurl.com/yzfnwtz I worry a lot less about backing up with google than I would if the data were on one of

Re: No Script

2009-10-19 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Ted Treen ted.tr...@btinternet.com wrote: Use any old PC USB mouse you can assign the right-hand button to Right click. I never had to assign anything when using a mouse. The right-hand button automagically brings up the same context menu that control-click

Re: Mac Mini stuck after it was working

2009-10-22 Thread iJohn
If I recall correctly, you are working with the PPC/G4 flavor of the Mac Mini, correct? Whether or not you buy from OWC their site usually does have reasonably good videos of the steps you'd have to go through to upgrade things like memory or hard drive. I suggest you take a look at the process

Re: Mac Mini stuck after it was working

2009-10-22 Thread iJohn
I just finished watching the OWC video I pointed towards in my last link. It looks like if all you want to do is replace the RAM then you can skip almost everything in that video. I'm just guessing, but it looks like all you'd need to do is get the cover off to swap the DDR DIMM. The video goes

Re: hard drive speed in an iBook G4 12

2009-10-23 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Ralph Green sfrea...@sbcglobal.net wrote:  The higher RPM drives are definitely faster.  It does not always make sense to use them. Another aspect of upgrading a hard drive that is usually overlooked is the bit density of the platters. Roughly speaking the

Re: IDE/ATA Hard drives

2009-10-23 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 7:54 PM, yawg yaw...@gmail.com wrote: I use these adapters: http://www.nowthatsit.nl/?itemtype_id=4233categorie_id=61 Regards, Jörg. I think Jörg meant to include a link pointing towards something like this: http://www.nowthatsit.nl/categorie.asp?categorie_id=629

Re: Western Digital

2009-10-26 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Norm Rowe nrow...@roadrunner.com wrote: External Hard drive has the ability to use Firewire  or USB 2. I was using the firewire connection to use as a start up disk if needed. I was told by this group that this would not work on my PPC G4 mac so I changed to

Re: Scanner gives funny colors with one G4 but not another

2009-10-29 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 12:18 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Glad it worked. I've had similar issues with other HP scanners, but they were older than yours predating OS X, I hoped HP's scattering of files all over were limited to their very earliest OS X scanner drivers.

Re: Backups? !!!

2009-11-10 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Carbon Copy Cloner (and the very similar Super Duper) makes it very easy to recover form a failed HDD: just boot from your backup. To create a bootable clone copy of an OS X partition I've always just used

Re: New Disks in G5

2009-11-25 Thread iJohn
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:34 PM, Kasey Smith kasm...@gmail.com wrote: I would go with the 7200RPM, going from a 5400 to a 7200 even with an IDE drive is a big difference. It used to make a bigger difference than it does now with the newer, higher bit density platters. This article might be of

Re: SSD

2010-01-30 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: Sadly more likely is that they'll just dry up and disappear, because they'll stop making them. The IDE- SATA transition hit just as these were coming to market, so only the very early iterations had IDE

Re: SSD

2010-01-31 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 1:41 AM, Ed Grey edwg...@gmail.com wrote: Are there any SSD's that plug into a PCI slot? That would be very handy for a desktop machine, and would avoid taking a hard drive connector. I've seen PCIe, but I don't remember whether or not I've seen any PCI. I think what

Re: Some smarter people than I comment about Flash...

2010-02-01 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Bruce Johnson john...@pharmacy.arizona.edu wrote: OMG WTF??!! YGAC, ROFL Alrighty then, YGAC ??? Some of the possibilities Google came back with ... Young German American Club You Girls Are Crazy Yale Genome Analysis Center Yamba Golf and Country Youth

Re: Some smarter people than I comment about Flash...

2010-02-01 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 12:50 PM, J.M.P.Hissel jo...@xs4all.nl wrote: Did you try already the best of all ?? No, then go to: http://www.acronymfinder.com/YGAC.html Don't know if I tried it or not, but the two suggestions at your link were in the list I posted. And I'm guessing neither of them is

Re: ClickToFlash .pkg

2010-02-02 Thread iJohn
Did you actually unpack the package file from the zip it is downloaded in? When I tried running the package file from within BetterZip, it would not install. After dragging and dropping (i.e. extracting) the .pkg file to my desktop, it installed fine. You probably also need to ensure that Safari

Re: wireless connection issues

2010-02-05 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Da'Birdman sa...@defalcos.com wrote:    I just spent 40 minutes on the phone with Uverse tech support, and as it turns out, the problem is apparently our use of two 2.4 ghz cordless phones. Yes. Either never use the phone while also using wireless or replace

Re: Flash in the pan (redux) ... aka dealing with Adobe Flash

2010-02-09 Thread iJohn
And then there's this ... http://digitaldaily.allthingsd.com/20100208/adobe-flash-for-mac-is-getting-better-really/ I didn't know what to make of the supposed quote/claim In Flash Player 10.1 we are moving to CoreAnimation, which will further reduce CPU usage and we believe will get us to the

Re: Mac Mini G4 with double hard drive a possible solution?

2010-02-12 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 6:44 AM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: Sometimes adapters have firmware updates that correct issues, so you might check for that, but I saw no support pages on the MCE website, so it appears unlikely. SATA-PATA adapters don't (in my experience) have firmware

Re: Mac Mini G4 with double hard drive a possible solution?

2010-02-12 Thread iJohn
Another question for the OP. I also found this thread on another board? It sounds like you may have started it. http://www.123macmini.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=183287 The reason I ask is because that thread contains the following in one of the posts: This is the item that I've bought.

Re: Mac Mini G4 with double hard drive a possible solution?

2010-02-12 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 2:14 PM, carmo...@aol.com wrote: Wow now I'm more confused than I started out. It looks like the adapter is a WinBloze item. At the electronics interface level of PATA SATA, there really aren't Windows versus Mac items. (Well, the further back you go in time, the less

Re: Mac Mini G4 with double hard drive a possible solution?

2010-02-13 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 4:09 AM, Nicholas Fantuzzi snii...@gmail.com wrote: The chinese seller guaranteed me that this item perfectly works with a C2D Mac Mini 1.83GHz..so I think that the problem is of the G4 system. OK, saying the item works perfectly with a C2D Mac Mini strikes me as not

Re: Mac Mini G4 with double hard drive a possible solution?

2010-02-13 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 6:56 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: I don't know about Macs, but I tried using a PATA HD on an optical PATA bus in a PC and was unpleasantly surprised to find no LBA48 support so it was limited to 128 GB HDs. This was on a relatively new motherboard made in

Re: New keyboard verses Old Tiger

2010-02-16 Thread iJohn
On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Kris Tilford ktilfo...@cox.net wrote: Shouldn't we suspect the NSA has something to do with this? If you want to fear that the government might invade your privacy, I'm right there with you ... except I think you've got the wrong government. Remember that when

Re: is thermal calibration necessary?

2010-02-20 Thread iJohn
Since so many seem to have missed it and just to set the record straight, the OP apparently was just joking about the hearing loss. Note that the second paragraph of that post starts with ... well, that's not the case, but since so many 'contributors' to this thread seem more interested in

Re: Daisy Chaining FireWire 400 Devices?

2010-03-01 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: FW can throw about 390 Mbps. That's usually faster than most single devices can sustain. That's just under 49 MB/s, isn't it? That strikes me as a tad optimistic given my experience with firewire. Usually it was somewhere in the

Re: G4 MacBook

2010-03-05 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 9:59 AM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I got a MacBook Intel 13 for a friends daughter on Christmas for $600.00 and an extra $60.00 on eBay. I put in 2GB Ram and a 120GB HDD. And Snow Leopard, now to me that's a deal. Out of curiosity, which flavor of MacBook?

Re: [Manager Comment] Re: G4 MacBook

2010-03-05 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Fabian Fang f...@mac.com wrote: This OT thread seems to be getting weirder and weirder.  First of all, there are no G4 MacBooks.  Secondly, all MacBooks have SATA drives.  Please move further suggestions about acquisition and enhancement of MacBooks to our

Re: Airport extreme - How to extend my network?

2010-03-06 Thread iJohn
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 8:26 PM, Jeffrey Engle macgu...@gmail.com wrote: So, here's the deal.. I'd like very much to extend my network. Is there a way to do this? I use a current Airport Extreme Base Station mounted high on my wall inside my 14x55 mobile home and I'd like to share my internet

Re: WPA

2010-03-06 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 12:00 PM, JOHN CARMONNE carmo...@aol.com wrote: What is a good reason to have a WPA password for my NETGEAR when all my machines require an administrator password to connect to them. The Wireless Access Point (WAP) password on your Netgear router has nothing (directly) to

Re: [Bulk] Re: Who's using my network?

2010-03-06 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 11:28 AM, Bill Connelly billycarm...@verizon.net wrote: On Mar 5, 2010, at 11:12 PM, Bill Connelly wrote: My internet provider verizon dsl, has a browser page that gives who's connected. Input address is http://192.168.1.1 ... maybe yours has one? I think it would be

Re: Airport extreme - How to extend my network?

2010-03-06 Thread iJohn
On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: Companies such as SMC make higher powered WAPs that could be used to bridge such distances with no problemo. Perhaps, but what do they cost? My perhaps incorrect assumption is that once you leave the realm of basic home

Re: Right group for questions about exporting from G4 QS to a Macbook SL

2010-03-08 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 5:08 AM, dorayme dora...@optusnet.com.au wrote: 3. Shall I partition the 320GB HD for a planned purchase and installation of Fusion or Parallels *at this stage* or not worry about it? I believe that both Fusion and Parallels for the Mac support a virtual disk mechanism.

Re: E-IDE/ATAPI GH22 on QS 733

2010-03-08 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 11:41 AM, roman...@ideal-access.com wrote: It was the E in front of IDE that made me wonder, just like the E after PCI which is probably intel specific? I've been off line for 5 years and much has changed. Generally speaking, EIDE = IDE = PATA.

Re: Airport extreme - How to extend my network?

2010-03-08 Thread iJohn
On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 11:21 AM, John Musbach johnmusba...@gmail.com wrote: Not only that, but IIRC higher power means a thinner broadcast radius as well--eventually becoming strictly line of sight. I'm afraid I wasn't able to parse thinner broadcast radius. What shape (??) results from a

Re: Safari 4.0.5 memory leak?

2010-03-15 Thread iJohn
From an Intel MacBook for comparison if anyone is curious: Safari Version 4.0.5 (6531.22.7) Process Kind: Intel (64 bit) %CPU: 8.9 Real Mem: 273.2 MB Virtual Mem: 321.3 MB Private Mem: 184.4 MB Shared Mem: 33.0 MB I'm guessing that a MB is 10**9 bytes, not 1024**3. Not sure when Apple decided to

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

2010-03-18 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: I'm seeing it in Tiger, Leopard, and Snow Leopard. The bug is in Safari 4 or the underlying WebKit. Part of the reason for my previous post was to implicitly point out that I do NOT think I am seeing this memory leak in Safari

Re: [Bulk] Re: OT 1966 iMac

2010-03-18 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 7:23 PM, Dennis Myhand dmyh...@suddenlink.net wrote: That is an ATT Video-Phone.  We all knew we would all have one of those in ten years. It was no lie, at least IMO. I'm sure the telco engineers sincerely believed they would make it happen. And I'm also sure it all

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

2010-03-19 Thread iJohn
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Dan dantear...@gmail.com wrote: Have Activity Monitor running. Launch Safari. Note the VM size. Open a bunch of pages in tabs or windows. Note the VM size. Close the windows. The VM size should drop to nearly what it was the first time you looked.

Re: [Bulk] Re: Hard drive failing

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

Re: [Bulk] PATA to SATA conversion

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

Re: [Bulk] Re: Hard drive failing

2010-03-21 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 5:31 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I ran the verify and also the repair with Drive Genius 2. Now I'll run the integrity Sustained Write test and see what that produces. It is usally pointed out in situations such as this one that only YOU know how valuable

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

2010-03-21 Thread iJohn
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 11:26 PM, John Carmonne carmo...@aol.com wrote: I made a request for warranty service from Seagate's site so maybe I'll get lucky on this one. Hm, this didn't occur to me before but whenever I've looked at going down the RMA under warranty path before I've always

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

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

Re: [Bulk] Re:Hard drive failing

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

Re: [Bulk] To Journal or not

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

Re: [Bulk] Re: To Journal or not

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

Re: [Bulk] Re: To Journal or not

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

Re: Airport Extreme Base Station failure?

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

Re: OT - to UPS or not to UPS

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

Re: Older Airport with OS 8.5

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

Re: would this router work?

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

Re: would this router work?

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

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

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

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

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

Re: Power Crunch ?

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

Re: Power Crunch ?

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

Re: Power Crunch ?

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

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

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

Re: I have an idea...

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

Re: Apple Ram/warranty question

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

Re: slow flash drive

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

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