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  1. Thread: Why?

    by thepickle
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    Why are the RAM chips with this timing spec...

    Why are the RAM chips with this timing spec becoming so rare? Is there a good reason that semiconductor manufacturers aren't building them to this spec any more? Seems to me like newer chips for...
  2. Thread: Why?

    by thepickle
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    Anyone have any idea 1) why this RAM is so...

    Anyone have any idea

    1) why this RAM is so bloody expensive
    2) why NewerTech didn't bother engineering the upgrade to take "normal" RAM in the first place

    ?

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  3. Thread: L2 Cache?

    by thepickle
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    Sounds like you need to reset your CUDA switch. ...

    Sounds like you need to reset your CUDA switch. If that doesn't fix it, I suspect you have a bum cache card.

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    I personally find 9.1 to be significantly faster...

    I personally find 9.1 to be significantly faster than 8.6 on everything I've tried it on so far, from a 6100 to a G3. Speed-wise, 8.1 will be best, but 8.5 and up added a lot of little improvements...
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    Best thing to do would probably be to 1) make...

    Best thing to do would probably be to

    1) make sure you've sent your adapter through the exchange program and gotten a new Yo-Yo adapter if you have one of the recalled adapters (the black...
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    There are definitely PCI-based 802.11b cards, and...

    There are definitely PCI-based 802.11b cards, and I think that at least one of them is simply a PCI-based PCMCIA carrier that the PCMCIA card then plugs into...

    No idea if it works for anything...
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    Hack IE 5 to tell your ISP that it's the Windoze...

    Hack IE 5 to tell your ISP that it's the Windoze version, or use iCab, and I bet you can get it just fine...

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  8. Yes, but having it sitting loose inside the case...

    Yes, but having it sitting loose inside the case won't help give your G3 desktop more RAM http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

    (It won't fit. Not even close. Try it if you'd like...
  9. A friend of mine just found out that sound...

    A friend of mine just found out that sound disappears completely if you remove the personality card.

    No idea if a PCI-based audio card would cure this.

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    Have you no imagination? If you're going to be...

    Have you no imagination? If you're going to be serious about this, you won't mind opening up the power supply and soldering in a few extra wires http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif...
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    Another note about the ATI Radeons - if you ever...

    Another note about the ATI Radeons - if you ever decide to run an unsupported OS X on your 7500, stick with an ATI or nVidia card. Getting the Voodoo's acceleration to work under X will *not* be...
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    My suggestion would be to use the standard PSU to...

    My suggestion would be to use the standard PSU to run the mobo and possibly one hard disk, and hook a second PSU up via a relay to power the remaining hard drives. Something of about 150-200 watts...
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    The designations are most certainly NOT too old...

    The designations are most certainly NOT too old to be useful. Did you actually *try* to use it, or did you just say that?

    The first set of three is a set of 1MB modules.

    The second is probably...
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    http://asu.info.apple.com/ should have it in...

    http://asu.info.apple.com/

    should have it in a single-file version.

    Alternatively, ftp yourself over to

    ftp://ftp.info.apple.com/

    and once you drill down to the appropriate language...
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    http://www.chipmunk.nl/DRAM/ p ...

    http://www.chipmunk.nl/DRAM/

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    To the guy who asked about the 6500...

    To the guy who asked about the 6500 board...they're the same size as the 58x, 63x, 64x, 5/62xx, 5/63xx, and x400-series boards. IIRC, that's about 8 inches square.

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    Not that you asked, but a 62xx-series PPC board...

    Not that you asked, but a 62xx-series PPC board is a *really* bad basis for this sort of thing, mostly because the boards were pretty much junk. A 6500 would be a much better board to start with. ...
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    Not an easy way, no. The big problem will be the...

    Not an easy way, no. The big problem will be the LCD controller, which is going to run you about $200-300 with cables. The analogue video of the 6100 has to be converted to digital signals to work...
  19. Thread: rom hacking

    by thepickle
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    I know there's at least one Linux that will run...

    I know there's at least one Linux that will run on the x100 PPCs now, and NetBSD (and OpenBSD, I think) has a PPC version for sure.
    http://www.netbsd.org/

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    Lithium batteries have a 10-year shelf life, not...

    Lithium batteries have a 10-year shelf life, not 5.

    If you don't keep the Mac plugged in, you won't keep PRAM batteries very long on most any Mac. I've seen SEs running on their original PRAM...
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    You need a 2", low-density, PC66 or faster,...

    You need a 2", low-density, PC66 or faster, SO-DIMM. If you need more specific information than that, I suggest you go to the Apple Developer web site and download the developer note PDF file for...
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    Stick a pencil in there, or glue an extension...

    Stick a pencil in there, or glue an extension onto the plunger that actuates the switch in the power supply.

    While you're digging around, open up the power supply and remove the fan's filter...
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    Do a search on VersionTracker or Info-Mac for...

    Do a search on VersionTracker or Info-Mac for something called HellFolderFix. It sounds like you may have some directory corruption (BUY DISKWARRIOR!) and HellFolderFix can - sort of - fix this, at...
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    RAM usually has a suffix indicating speed on the...

    RAM usually has a suffix indicating speed on the part number. For example, a part number ending in -8 would be 80 ns RAM, a part number ending in -7 or -70 would be 70ns, etc.

    As far as...
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    WRT the IE/OE problems... Don't use OE. It's...

    WRT the IE/OE problems...

    Don't use OE. It's awful and is just asking for trouble. Use Eudora instead, which has NEVER given me problems, unless you count having to bump up the RAM partition a...
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