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    Does the T3-QuadX support...

    the newer drive mounting screw spacing being used for some of the newer large capacity drives?
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    Mavericks & Lycom PCIe drivers

    Any updates for use with Mavericks? I did the upgrade last night and everything seemed to work except for a weird window focus issue (all windows lose focus after 3-5 seconds) and I'm rolling back to...
  3. Update on this problem

    First it is the 4 port card. After the initial post I cleaned it out with some compressed air. It was still noisy but after about 15 minutes it quieted down. Today it started again so I pulled the...
  4. Noisy fan on Lycom eSATA 2 Port PCIe Host Card

    The fan on my Lycom eSATA 2 Port PCIe Host Card is starting to rumble/buzz. Cleaned out the dust but it is still noisy. Any suggested fixes available?
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    Want to confirm driver info before Lion upgrade...

    Have a Lycom PCIe SataII in a 2x2,8 Quad core xeon Mac Pro, card purchased from MG 4/08. Model number on the invoice is LYCeSATA-4e. Want to confirm I need to use the Lion driver noted on your Lycom...
  6. One other data point, WD replaced the drive on warranty when it first started...

    but the problem continued with the new one. So I have a factory fresh drive. I'll try the bay swap and see if anything changes.
  7. Can't boot from VelociRaptor on Sata unless I reset PRAM

    Weird problem started a couple months ago. MacPro, 2x2.8 Quad Xeon, running 10.5.8 with 2 external sata drives in a Burly. Using a WD VelociRaptor for my system drive on the internal sata bus. For...
  8. Just email me at..

    gt@tecolotecreek.com
  9. After a couple weeks things are running great.

    No issues. internal hardware layout is great. THey have come a long way from the old 8500s! Super quiet. The Burly external is the only fan I hear. I run VMware with XP and it boots to the Windows...
  10. Opps, looks like we dont have PM on this forum...

    Just post a message if your interested.
  11. For sale, Internal drive SATA cards, memory, USB port card, all PCI or PCI-X

    Sonnet Allegro 4 port USB card, PCI or PCI-X (Not PCI Express) Windows or Mac $25

    Sonnet internal SATA X41, four port SATA PCI or PCI-X (Not PCI Express) for Windows or Mac $75.00

    Sonnet...
  12. Update on my PM Quad migration...

    I went with a Lycom 4 Port PCIe SATAII Host Card in slot 3 (PCI Express 1.1) since the card specs indicated only PCI Express 1.0 support. Drives are mounted in a MacGurus Burly SATA Enclosure Kit....
  13. G5 Spilled it guts today, literally...

    It was cycling off after around three minutes so I shut it off and walked away last night. Today when I was setting up the MBP I noticed the coolant had leaked out the back of the case. I'm sure I...
  14. Have a PM 8 core in my future and have a few migration questions...

    My water cooled G5 is having serious cooling issues, (no leaks yet, but amazing how fast the fans can go) and I have a coupe migration questions. In the G5 I'm running a SeriTek/152 for my boot...
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    Postscript, I'm back on 10.4.11

    Good news is all the Sata stuff is running fine. Bad news is 11.5.1 is a disaster on my G5. (I run it on my Intel MPB with zero issues.) Net net, 10.5.1 just broke stuff like...
    Can't lock any...
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    Just to close out this thread...

    After nine days zero issues ;-) No hangs, spinning pinwheels of death or KPs so I think at this point this is a solid configuration.

    Suggestions to anyone else upgrading with one of the older...
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    Quick update, so far so good ! ;-)

    No issues period. Performance is great. The weird dock behavior (flashing when some apps close) looks like a bug specific to the 30" Cinema display/ATI video card as their are numerous other reports...
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    It is a G5 2.5 PM "radiator model"

    Firmtech support was pretty adamant about the slot locations. Still is running solid as usually I didn't make it hour before Finder would hang.
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    Another update...

    Downgraded the 1S2 to 5.1.3 firwaqre with the Raptor connected and using the internal drive for system. Has been working fine and it looks like I got my rock solid stability back ;-) For grins I ran...
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    FYI, this didn't go well...

    I'm back at 10.4.11 with the 1S2 out of the machine until I have time to downgrade the firmware back to 5.1.3. (I had upgraded the firmware to 5.3.1) Never got it to recognize the Raptor when running...
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    Upgraded to 5.3.1 ok...

    Still boots from the attached Raptor under 10.4.11. Leopard installer still does not see the Raptor drive, nor does it in startup disks control panel in the installer. Checking with Firmtek support...
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    Looks like the post from Boots is spot on...

    I did here back from Firmtek aupport and they want me to do the firmware upgrade. I just want a confirmation from them it is suppose to work before upgrading.
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    SeriTek 1S2 bootable for Leopard?

    Tried to do a Leopard upgrade from 10.4.11 tonight and the installer would not recognize my Raptor on the SeriTek1S2 as a bootable drive. Im running firmware 5.1.3 and 5.3.1 is the current available...
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    Just want to close out the thread...

    Firmware downgrade definitely resolved the error message issue.
    Hasn't appeared once since updating the card and everything appears to be working correctly. Thanks for the other suggestions.
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    Sometimes you have to remember Occam's Razor

    and the solution to a really complex problem is the simplest answer... a firmware bug. Support got back to me and advised I needed to go back one level on the firmware as what I was seeing was a new...
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