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    No luck with the PMU reset. Looks like its...

    No luck with the PMU reset.

    Looks like its bound for parts.
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    I hadn't added any RAM to the system. It was the...

    I hadn't added any RAM to the system. It was the same RAM that came installed with the Mac. Just one day, on startup.. it beeped instead of starting up.

    I'll try the PMU chip.
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    OS 9 G4 3 beeps.

    Hello.

    I'm working with an older G4. When I try to start it up, the Mac beeps 3 times at me, and doesn't go farther.

    I've read the Mac documents about the beeps, and how it is associated with...
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    Finally got my G5 - the older Dual 1.8 mHz. ...

    Finally got my G5 - the older Dual 1.8 mHz. Would have liked to have upgraded some RAM - but I can always do that later - cheaper.


    Anyway, as a follow up - my migration went smoothly. I used...
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    Changing the way I watch TV?

    Hello.

    Some friends of ours have a Replay TV - which is another version of Tivo. We head over there and watch many sports things (GO Wolves!).

    Anyway, I am curious if any gurus out there have...
  6. What files can I trash in Pather to skinny it up?

    I browsing through the System Files and Library folders on the Panther drive - and thinking about getting rid of some things.

    My main targets are the Print Drivers, and other language kits.
    ...
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    Do, does it matter if my OSX startup is on the...

    Do, does it matter if my OSX startup is on the built in ATA?

    Also, out of curiosity, has anyone heard of a use for the internal Firewire port? I have one on my Sawtooth, but I don't think they do...
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    Internal ATA speed vs. PCI card

    Hello.

    I've just been digging around my G4 Sawtooth, and added an PCI ATA controller this morning.

    It looks like I am able to mount 4 drives with this 1 controller. It is a 133 Mhz...
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    Hello all. There is a thread in the Apple...

    Hello all.

    There is a thread in the Apple Discussions that has been trying peoples nerves. Many people are having problems getting their Ipods to mount. The culprit seems to have been the...
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    Can you trash it as the root user?

    Can you trash it as the root user?
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    Theoretically: Lets say I have 2 user accounts...

    Theoretically:

    Lets say I have 2 user accounts on an OSX machine: User 1 - we'll call "Dad", and user 2 we'll call "Mom". "Mom" and "Dad" use Mac's Mail program to check their email - but they...
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    Hello. I am planning on moving both to a G5 from...

    Hello. I am planning on moving both to a G5 from G4 and from Jaguar (currently on G4) to the Panther on G5.

    The knowledge of how to do this is fairly under my belt, but the best way is...
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    So, to be on the safe side - If I wanted to burn...

    So, to be on the safe side - If I wanted to burn a DVD with the Finder in OSX I should have at least 4.7 x 2 = 9.4 GB free space.

    Right>?
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    Thanks guys.

    Thanks guys.
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    Hi. I've finally convinced my father that he...

    Hi.

    I've finally convinced my father that he wants a Mac to make his life easier, and faster. Basically I will be giving him my 450 mHz G4 with 512 RAM. He is a teacher, and mainly doing text...
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    Hello. I am inticed by the low prices of some of...

    Hello. I am inticed by the low prices of some of the Pioneer Drives (who isn't), but and a little confused by a small color difference. I have two links. One place has a black A06 drive and the...
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    Basically I have 2 questions 1- Is the Front...

    Basically I have 2 questions

    1- Is the Front Side Bus Speed a large speed boost to 1GHZ from 100 Hz? What would be most benefitial about the increase in the Front Side Bus speed (FSB). I don't...
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    Thanks, that is what I figured.. I am going to...

    Thanks, that is what I figured..

    I am going to press further..

    Do you think I can use the ATA cable that came with the card?
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    I found the card on the Maxtor site - it was...

    I found the card on the Maxtor site - it was bundled with the Maxtor HD (80 GB) I purchased maybe 18 Months ago. It looks like the specs are only PC.
    ...
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    I would recommend an internal drive. Something...

    I would recommend an internal drive.

    Something big, that you can partition.

    Internal ATA - 7,200 RPM

    Any will do - Maxtors are good priced, but everyone has deals ( and mail in rebates )...
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    I was doing more digging and found: a) a...

    I was doing more digging and found:

    a) a Maxtor PCI card that came with my first harddrive.. The specs that I found on the card say "Maxtor ATA 133 v2.20 b10 P/N 10999690"
    Is this card only...
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    If the stock ATA controllers limit the Harddrive...

    If the stock ATA controllers limit the Harddrive Capacities to about 130GB per controller.....

    Would there be a cap for the new cards as well.... what would it be?

    Thanks
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    I've been trying to wrap my head around this for...

    I've been trying to wrap my head around this for some time now.

    Now, just gotta save up.
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    thanks for the fast reply. I was initially...

    thanks for the fast reply.

    I was initially thinking that way, but I looked at my SCSI card and thought it might be a possibility --- is it?

    As far as another ATA card, that was my original...
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    Hello. This is my first post here: I've got...

    Hello.

    This is my first post here:

    I've got a G4 AGP Graphics 450 mHz (Sawtooth) model. I have already installed a 2nd Harddrive on the ATA bus. When I bought the computer, I added a SCSI card...
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