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    Hey guys, j: If you don't see what Louie...

    Hey guys, j:

    If you don't see what Louie describes and you need to flash the Miles2 firmware, remember to disconnect the SCSI cable from the card, reboot, then flash the card. It might help to do...
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    Hey gm, Kind of a funny deal with SoftRaid,...

    Hey gm,

    Kind of a funny deal with SoftRaid, it will not allow you to set more than 10 cache segments . At least in my experience with Seagate drives. You can access mode pages and change this...
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    The only 'moderator' function I can qualify for...

    The only 'moderator' function I can qualify for in the rarified air of this forum is to pose questions to which I would like to know the answers. Soo.. How 'bout this card? Is it worth $99? Is EAX...
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    Hello, It sounds like that drive was formatted...

    Hello,

    It sounds like that drive was formatted on a PC and that is your problem. It will have to be reformatted by a Mac hard disk utility before it can be used on your mac. This means you will...
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    Here's three reason's why I think Sonnet is dead...

    Here's three reason's why I think Sonnet is dead wrong and OWC-L should be commended:

    1) People who are not idiots do not want to be treated like idiots.

    2) People who ARE idiots do not want to...
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    Hey TP, gt is spot on about your drive...

    Hey TP,

    gt is spot on about your drive settings. The reason the Hawk is NOT set up right (I have an 8500 and still use the original Hawk, reset as gt tells you) is that Seagate sets up the drives...
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    Hey vicki, ...

    Hey vicki,
    www.xlr8yourmac.com/OS9/os_9_2_1_install_mods.html
    You will find this link most helpful. You do not have a hardware problem. OS 9.2.x will simply not boot your machine without the...
  8. So... If SP is turned off by Virtual...

    So...

    If SP is turned off by Virtual FirmwareȢ, does this prevent "PCI card ROMs or poorly written drivers" from addressing memory and hardware addresses in a speculative manner?

    Conversely,...
  9. Hey lv, I'm still not sure I see a change in...

    Hey lv,

    I'm still not sure I see a change in the MACh Control approach to this problem. Here is a quote from the ReadMe for the v. 2.6.1 download:
    Changing the status of Speculative Processing: ...
  10. Hey billbo, Lasvegas is a demigod and has...

    Hey billbo,

    Lasvegas is a demigod and has given you the safest answer, but I think you can get away with Write-Through disabled. There is a definite increase in Memory Throughput as demonstrated...
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    Hey Sky, One of the rules of ATA is only two...

    Hey Sky,

    One of the rules of ATA is only two devices per channel. You will definitely need a PCI card host, and to add three or four, as draggie suggests, it would have to be a dual channel host...
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    Kaye, your hardware expertise is priceless!!...

    Kaye, your hardware expertise is priceless!! (That must be why MaGurus doesn't pay you anything http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif) I love hangin' here with you.

    Regards
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    Hey d, The terminating device on your existing...

    Hey d,

    The terminating device on your existing internal cable is the stock hard drive sitting over top of the power supply. No need to mess with that setup to add a drive in one of the front...
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    Hey pf, If the keyboard is plugged into the...

    Hey pf,

    If the keyboard is plugged into the side of the monitor (as I suspect that it is), you will need to plug the keyboard directly into the computer. It sounds like the ADB cable from the...
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    Hey Fred, You have many options. You can add a...

    Hey Fred,

    You have many options. You can add a much faster ATA controller card in your open PCI slot and add or replace your internal HD with one or two faster internal IDE drives, You could add...
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    The RAM upgrade itself will be nothing short of...

    The RAM upgrade itself will be nothing short of wonderful. And SDRAM is very cheap these days compared to the DRAM us legacy dudes have to consider buying. You are also in the enviable position of...
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    Hey LS, You can use low profile 256 MB RAM...

    Hey LS,
    You can use low profile 256 MB RAM sticks in any G3. The reason that Apple didn't include 256 MB sticks in the original specs is that these boards were not available at the time of...
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    Some more food for thought: ...

    Some more food for thought:
    www.archion.com/main.html
    www.studio-stuff.com/adtxraidjinfo.html
    www.raid5.com/

    You will definitely want a dual channel setup for max speed, Seagate X15...
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    Hey k, QuickBench Random Read/Random Write tests...

    Hey k, QuickBench Random Read/Random Write tests should approximate the result that Taffy is looking for. The choices of smaller file sizes may not be quite the same as as streaming huge video...
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    http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gi...

    http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gifMr. theoretical says:

    The differences will be the same if you are testing the inner tracks in all configs. Only the actual throughput numbers...
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    Probably your only hope of getting the stretched...

    Probably your only hope of getting the stretched bus to work is with all Granite Digital cabling and terminators (including replacing the external box inside cabling. There is no garantee.
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    Hey Xer, RickS is right in all he says but the...

    Hey Xer,

    RickS is right in all he says but the Ultra ATA RAID rig will only get about 60-70 MB/s throughput. If more speed is required, the solution is an ATTO UL3D PCI SCSI controller and four...
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    I don't have experience with that card but I know...

    I don't have experience with that card but I know it should work OK in your machine. You need to have The PRO version of Quicktime 5 installed and, supposedly, the MAch Fire comes with a software...
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    Hey Becky, No jumper on the SCSI ID pins = ID...

    Hey Becky,

    No jumper on the SCSI ID pins = ID 0, a lot of Seagates have two sets of SCSI ID pins, on the front or side and on the back, so check both places.

    Vertical jumper in place on the TE...
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    Hey RP, The 9600/300 was a Mach5 version and...

    Hey RP,

    The 9600/300 was a Mach5 version and had no L2 cache in that slot on the motherboard. It was an 'inline' cache module on the CPU daughtercard. You should get 450 MHz no sweat.

    The...
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