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    green--matched pairs generally ensure the...

    green--matched pairs generally ensure the benefits of interleaving. My humble apologies if you already know this.

    lv--I've always bought DIMMs in pairs to gain said benefit (not that I would...
  2. I agree on the software comments already offered....

    I agree on the software comments already offered. I installed an internal Plex CDR drive in my 7300 a while back (I put a SCSI drive in mine--on the stock 10MB/sec bus) and found that I had to do a...
  3. Thread: 8600 v. 9500

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    I think d_x is referring to the 4 VRAM slots on...

    I think d_x is referring to the 4 VRAM slots on the motherboard and he is quite correct on that score--max 4MB.

    An interesting thing I just noticed recently is this quote from the gurus...
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    Question answered most expertly by kaye here: ...

    Question answered most expertly by kaye here: http://www.macgurus.com/ubb/Forum3/HTML/000680.html
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    Ah. You're referring to the ST318406LW, yes?

    Ah. You're referring to the ST318406LW, yes?
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    Thanks Gregory I'm not sure I follow on the...

    Thanks Gregory
    I'm not sure I follow on the '406' 10K. Is this one of the ones the gurus are selling? I also seem to remember reading that in vintage 3-PCI macs one 15K is faster than two 10K...
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    Hi all I know there's been lots of discussion of...

    Hi all
    I know there's been lots of discussion of this on both product pages and forums, but I'd like to get some fresh field notes on vintage (50MHz bus) 3-PCI SCSI RAID. The idea: to run a RAID 0...
  8. Thread: bg3 blinking ?

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    Problem Solved!! The problem was that my Western...

    Problem Solved!! The problem was that my Western Digital HD was set as master. WD IDE drives have three settings: master, slave and single drive. Since my drive was the only device on the bus, it...
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    hey lv--no joy here with that Memory CP setting...

    hey lv--no joy here with that Memory CP setting for this problem. Same symptoms persist.

    My sense is that there is something in the startup sequence (whether hardware, software or some combination...
  10. Thread: bg3 blinking ?

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    OK. The RAM is fine. It's a single 256MB PC133...

    OK. The RAM is fine. It's a single 256MB PC133 stick (of unknown origin). I ran Power Control Memory Test (extended) with Power Frax cycling in the background for 15 hours with 0 errors. No change in...
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    Thanks kaye. I've tried shorter duration Power...

    Thanks kaye. I've tried shorter duration Power Frax/Power Control tests but not a full overnighter--will do.

    And I've already set the Energy Saver to never after having some sleep nightmares. ...
  12. Thread: bg3 blinking ?

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    well, Disk Warrior has arrived and been applied...

    well, Disk Warrior has arrived and been applied with no solution. The symptoms are the same: blinking "?" from a Power key start, and perfect boot from either CONTROL-COMMAND-POWER restart (while "?"...
  13. Thread: bg3 blinking ?

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    OK, OK, OK!! I've seen so many testimonials...

    OK, OK, OK!! I've seen so many testimonials attesting to the "utility" of DiskWarrior, and have put off for so long my purchase of it--I finally ordered a copy. If it fixes this problematic bg3, so...
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    hey tach Yep, tried resetting Open Firmware to...

    hey tach
    Yep, tried resetting Open Firmware to defaults (again thanks to lasvegas from another thread!)

    I didn't really want to replace the hard drive. I was getting this thing ready to...
  15. Thread: bg3 blinking ?

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    Hey Rick Yes the machine will boot from a CD...

    Hey Rick
    Yes the machine will boot from a CD using the "C" key. In fact, I did a recent reinstall of OS to a full 20G partition. Following this, it would continue to boot from the CD even when the C...
  16. Thread: bg3 blinking ?

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    Howdy folks The problem: from a "cold" start, I...

    Howdy folks
    The problem: from a "cold" start, I get the disk icon with blinking "?" that continues as long as I have waited (5-10minutes), but then when I hit CONTROL-COMMAND-POWER, it reboots...
  17. hey belz The names get a little confusing,...

    hey belz
    The names get a little confusing, that's for sure. The original MachSpeed cards were, I believe, cards with the processors as integral parts of the cards. The Carriers are a later...
  18. I'll be more concerned when I drop off the guruz...

    I'll be more concerned when I drop off the guruz radar...
  19. well, you could make a duplicate extension set...

    well, you could make a duplicate extension set and disable everything except the ones you need for basic browsing and email. If you're stable with that, then you can add extensions to it until you...
  20. Yep. Works for me too. (NS 4.76, OS 9.0.4). I...

    Yep. Works for me too. (NS 4.76, OS 9.0.4). I selected a link (Community) just to be sure.
  21. Hi Vicki There are a few problem-causers that...

    Hi Vicki
    There are a few problem-causers that seem reasonably well-known (based on some google searches that I've done on Netscape problems). I don't know if any of these will fix your problem(s),...
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    Damn Louie! Even quoting you direct didn't do it....

    Damn Louie! Even quoting you direct didn't do it. Well, I don't have near the depth or breadth of your experience to draw from in making explanations. I guess that's what separates the guruz from the...
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    hey Fun sounds like you have some extension...

    hey Fun
    sounds like you have some extension conflicts. Unfortunately, sorting that out can be laborious (unless you can use Conflict Catcher?). Have to backtrack through your recent software...
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    hey spaz, Louie has answered this so many times,...

    hey spaz,
    Louie has answered this so many times, I'll quote him from the following thread:
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    It was widely reported some...
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    Hi Vicki For utilities/maintenance info a la the...

    Hi Vicki
    For utilities/maintenance info a la the gurus, see The Gurus Speak Out on Utilities.

    My 8600 went through a stretch where it was very erratic. I finally found that my HD had "severe"...
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