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  1. Hey, we're getting somewhere! Heat - I...

    Hey, we're getting somewhere!


    Heat - I just turned off the B&W and touched the three 9 GB Seagate SCSI hard drives on the floor of the machine. Temperature estimated by this primitive age-old...
  2. Correction: That 20 GB IDE drive is a Western...

    Correction:

    That 20 GB IDE drive is a Western Digital Apple logoed 205BA.

    ne'er-do-well
  3. I am wondering if I can add a 20MB IDE...

    I am wondering if I can add a 20MB IDE Apple-branded IBM hard drive to a Rev. 2 B&W G3 450 Server.

    The server already has three 9GB SCSI Seagate hard drives mounted side-by-side across the bottom....
  4. GCS104U Iogear 4-Port USB KVM and Peripheral...

    GCS104U Iogear 4-Port USB KVM and Peripheral switch here, bought off of www.newegg.com - just set it up tonight.

    I bought this particular KVM switch because it is reported to be among those with...
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    Things I now understand: (1) RAM: the 10 ns...

    Things I now understand:

    (1) RAM: the 10 ns RAM will likely do fine in MacOS 9.2.2. If I get any flakiness, however, amongst other troubleshooting I will strongly consider pulling the current...
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    CDROM - the Apple CD 32 X Mashita (likely stock)...

    CDROM - the Apple CD 32 X Mashita (likely stock) - manufactured June, 1999 (the only thing I have seen on this machine with a date on it) - driver version 1.4 - is now working fine. I can now boot...
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    Dejected. Facing defeat. You know - there...

    Dejected.

    Facing defeat.

    You know - there comes a time to just give it up and throw in that towel.

    To admit defeat.

    I figured I would give it one last shot and then box it up and return...
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    Rick, I must have been unclear. In regard...

    Rick,


    I must have been unclear.

    In regard to the manual - I have been reading through it looking for the LED information for this poor ailing B&W server, but the manual you were kind enough...
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    << I'll take some stabs. Obviously you want to know if you were sold a "dud" or not. >>

    Yup. Precisely.

    It sure would be nice if it were salvageable.


    << RAM: you want PC100 8 ns...
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    eric47 wrote:

    eric47 wrote:

    <Let's try the pmu reset again.>>

    OK. (Rick's statement on PMU noted.)

    Unplugged. Machine idle for 2+ minutes (got impatient). Pressed S5 - held down for 20 seconds...
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    << You cannot boot a B&W from a USB or Firewire device, the code is not built into the rom. So you aren't missing anything by not having tried that. >>

    Thank you - Good to learn.


    << The...
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    *Troubleshooting help requested* The...

    *Troubleshooting help requested*

    The machine: stock B&W 450 server (revision 2 motherboard). I believe that all the following were probably original issue with the machine: two matched sticks...
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    I would like to ask for some guidance in regard...

    I would like to ask for some guidance in regard to a boot drive upgrade choice.

    I would like to add a new boot drive to a Blue and White / Revision 2 / 400 MHz / 256 MB / stock 16 MB video card...
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