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  1. Thread: Powerwave 120

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    what i should have mentioned is that the CD rom...

    what i should have mentioned is that the CD rom worked fine before switching out the processor and video card.

    Is there anything else I'm missing here? I have had a number of optical drives...
  2. Thread: Powerwave 120

    by 7500bob
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    Powerwave 120

    For the last several years, my parents powerwave 120 has been running flawlessly with a sonnet G3500 upgrade 512mb of ram, usb/firewire card and os 10.2.8.

    Recently, I retired my heavily moded...
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    Thanks guys I'll give the combo update a shot...

    Thanks guys

    I'll give the combo update a shot and see what happens. Hopefully, some future Mac OS update will fix this issue as well. This machine is really only a hobby so it's not a huge...
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    10.3.9 nuts ever since permissions problem

    I had the iTunes related problem of being unable to repair permissions. I solved that problem by removing all iTunes receipts except for x. Now, I have two problems remaining which I had hoped...
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    I'm having the same issue with my machine. In...

    I'm having the same issue with my machine.

    In addition, the finder quits and restarts any time I right click on an icon.... never giving me the contextual menu.

    An interesting thing to do with...
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    "USB2 requires 10.2.8 or later." True, but I'm...

    "USB2 requires 10.2.8 or later."

    True, but I'm running 10.3.9. When I say, I've never gotten USB 2 to work, what I really mean is that when I swap my firewire/usb 1 card for a firewire/ usb 2...
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    Great... but I've never been able to get it to do...

    Great... but I've never been able to get it to do USB 2....
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    7500 upgrades

    See the description of my machine for 7500 upgrade possibilities. Just bear in mind that all the upgrades in the world won't turn a 7500 into a G5 or even a "real G4". I have enjoyed seeing how far...
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    firewire / usb2 combo cards

    I've tried two firewire / usb2 combo cards in my machine to try to replace an old orange micro firewire / usb1 card.

    One of the new cards was an owc generic. The other and most recent is a...
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    you really ought to skip all versions of 9 and go...

    you really ought to skip all versions of 9 and go to X.
  11. Thread: old monitor

    by 7500bob
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    I saw the green condition on several SVGA...

    I saw the green condition on several SVGA monitors in the days of my quadra 650. One of the culpirts besides the monitor itself, was the adapter to go from mac video to SVGA. Don't know if you're...
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    Based upon my experience... what the system...

    Based upon my experience... what the system profiler reports in 10.3.8 is a mixed bag.

    I've got 5 "home brew" firewire drives.... 3 hard drives a cdrw and a dvdrw and an iBot web cam all...
  13. Did you set the master / slave / cable select...

    Did you set the master / slave / cable select jumper on the drive to master? If not, do so and try again. If that isn't the issue, please post the model number of the cd burner used.
  14. Thread: Sonnet G4 700

    by 7500bob
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    Thanks for all the advice. I upgraded...

    Thanks for all the advice.

    I upgraded Xpostfacto, swapped positions of the video card and usb/firewire card. That seemed to help overall system performance... both perceived by me and according...
  15. Thread: Sonnet G4 700

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    Sonnet G4 700

    I just swapped a Sonnet G3 500 for a G4 700 in my 7500. Previously with the G3 everything worked flawlessly. With the G4, the system hangs during boot (verbose mode) when the firewire is...
  16. One thing to note about all of this is that if...

    One thing to note about all of this is that if your laserwriter is one that uses quickdraw (instead of postscript).... Personal Laserwriter 300 for example.... you can forget printing from OS X...
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    Thanks guys.... Sounds like I can just pull...

    Thanks guys....

    Sounds like I can just pull the drive and be done
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    "capping off SCSI"

    Does anyone have any recommendations for a terminator that I could put on my 7500 motherboard SCSI header if I no longer wish to have a drive connected?
  19. Thread: "broken" OS

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    problem solved

    Thanks to everyone for the suggestions.

    My user account wound up being the problem (with sound as well). At the end, none of the items in the apple menu (restart, logout, shutdown etc.) worked...
  20. Thread: "broken" OS

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    "broken" OS

    I'm running 10.2.8. A number of my icons had gotton hosed up as they would from time to time in 9.x etc. so I ran Yasu which is sort of a free version of panther cache cleaner.... just a wrapper...
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    odd firewire errors

    Anyone know what these errors mean exactly. I assume that they're both
    firewire related. I see them when booting in verbose mode. Lately my firewire has been flaky (firewire drives not wanting to...
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    Thank you Ricks & TZ PCC showed me which drive...

    Thank you Ricks & TZ

    PCC showed me which drive the offending folder was on but couldn't delete it.

    sudo rm -RF took care of it.

    What is the "sudo" part all about. I don't remember using...
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    Nope.... when logged on as root. The trash can...

    Nope.... when logged on as root. The trash can is empty.
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    I've got a folder in my trash that won't go away....

    I've got a folder in my trash that won't go away. When emptying the trash, nothing unusual happens other than the folder staying put. (no messges etc.) When trying to drag the folder to the...
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    I'd agree with all of the statements on ram, but...

    I'd agree with all of the statements on ram, but I can also say that my 7500 was very crash prone with os 9.x and my Sonnet G3/500 card.

    All crashing disappeared with the installation of 10.2.x. ...
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