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    Fix liquid-cooled G5 Dual 2.5, or bail?

    I'm wondering what the consensus is here about the wisdom of paying to repair a liquid-cooled G5.

    The thing has had problems starting up for a long time, and occasional feezes. Finally became...
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    Just to report back with the result... ...

    Just to report back with the result...

    Following a hint found by googling, I bent a tiny hook into the end of a paper clip. With this, and some fiddling, it was possible to reach around behind the...
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    No, wouldn't work, the pin's non-ferrous. ...

    No, wouldn't work, the pin's non-ferrous.

    Though if it were, one of those super powerful neodymium magnets might yank it out of there. Possibly might zap the hard drive too, I guess - some of...
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    AC plug broken off in Powerbook - ideas?

    Just unplugged power from my Aluminum Powerbook 1.25GHz.

    Tip of the AC adapter plug remains in the socket. Nice!

    With a bit of shaking, I can get the stump pretty close to the opening, but...
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    Also, I meant to post thanks to kaye and all...

    Also, I meant to post thanks to kaye and all others who helped with the original diagnosis...

    Also worth mentioning, in case it helps someone avoid this, on the Firmtek SATA-PATA adapter I was...
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    Fixed it

    Thought someone might get a kick out of this...

    After breaking those two pins, as described in posts above, I set the drive aside. Knowing the data was fine, and *mostly* backed-up, but with a few...
  7. Memory from Intel Mac Mini usable in Powerbook?

    Possibly a dumb question...

    I'm thinking about getting an Intel Mac Mini, with the lowest memory config (2x256MB), then getting a pair of 1GB modules for it here.

    That leaves the perennial...
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    I'm cloning it as a *backup*, prior to installing...

    I'm cloning it as a *backup*, prior to installing Tiger.
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    >Your time and trouble are worth something also....

    >Your time and trouble are worth something also.


    No doubt about that...

    RE: prices on 1GB Powerbook modules, what I'm seeing is

    gurus: $277.00
    crucial: $195.00
    owc: $188.00 - $138.00
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    You're right, ethernet is about as fast, maybe...

    You're right, ethernet is about as fast, maybe more...

    But to do a complete backup of everything, hidden OS directories etc, the disk must be physically mounted, hence FW target mode.

    Restarted...
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    THe one they were looking at was at OWC -...

    THe one they were looking at was at OWC - description is

    PC2700/2100 DDR SO 200 Pin Memory Module 128x64 CL 2.5 for 2004 & 2005 Powerbook G4 AL 12/15/17" Models, All iBook G4s. All iMac G4...
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    Difference between 1GB modules?

    I'm helping a friend upgrade an Aluminum Powerbook (15" 1.25GHz).

    I suggested getting a 1GB stick from magurus. However, they located this one at about $40 cheaper and asked me why not just get...
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    Transfer rate of Firewire Target mode?

    What is a typical transfer rate for Firewire Target mode (not sure if this question is in the right section).

    I'm trying to back up an Aluminum Powerbook (the target) to a B&W G3 (w/ 400MHz G4 and...
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    Installed and working great. Thanks again.

    Installed and working great. Thanks again.
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    >Not my fault. I was dropped a bunch as a kid ...

    >Not my fault. I was dropped a bunch as a kid

    :-)
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    No, it won't be easy...the connector housing kind...

    No, it won't be easy...the connector housing kind of gets in the way of where you need to work. The pins are soldered directly to the board, and the connector is just a guide that they pass through...
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    ->too few DRAM chips Yes, that's what I meant....

    ->too few DRAM chips

    Yes, that's what I meant. :-) There are only 4 chips on that SIMM.

    (BTW, we ordered the four B&W 256 modules and along with a 512 for an AGP from the MacGurus store this...
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    You rock. That was it exactly - two pins (bottom...

    You rock. That was it exactly - two pins (bottom row, center) pushed back into the PATA connector and their surface-mount pins bent and bowed up on the board side of the connector.

    > the connector...
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    Everything in the above message, from the line ...

    Everything in the above message, from the line

    "Shut down, reconnect drive to internal ATA bus, reboot."

    was done on the standard ATA bus.

    For completeness, here's the OS X System Profiler...
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    SATA-PATA converter trashes drive firmware??

    OK this is weird.

    The internal ATA bus in my Rev 2 B&W has a 40GB IBM 60GXP (set to master) and 60GB IBM 120GXP (set to slave). They've been running without problem.

    I got a a SeriTek 1SC1...
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    Thanks. Here's a DIMM Check report...I guess...

    Thanks.

    Here's a DIMM Check report...I guess it's surprising the thing runs at all. And one of those 10ns parts is Apple OEM to the machine.


    But it's actually very solid and until I...
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    Thanks. Yes, I've looked through these threads a...

    Thanks. Yes, I've looked through these threads a number of times. Good info in there, but I've not noticed anything that specifically mentions G4-upgraded B&W.

    The memory I had from the "other"...
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    Correct 256MB RAM for G4-upgraded B&W?

    Is this the right 256MB piece for a G4-upgraded (400MHz) B&W?

    "PC100 DIMM 168 pin 3.3v SDRAM low profile 32x4 build

    for 66 and 100 MHz bus G3 and G4 models
    Beige, All in One, B&W
    Yikes-PCI...
  24. Urk - I just looked the drive up in IBM's drive...

    Urk - I just looked the drive up in IBM's drive database, nd the thing is actually an ATA drive. I assumed that a PB 190 would have a small SCSI drive....

    So now this isn't a SCSI question...
  25. I've got a small SCSI drive out of an old...

    I've got a small SCSI drive out of an old Powerbook, and would like to retrieve the data by connecting it to the internal ribbon on my Bluenote.

    The connector on the drive looks like a regular...
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