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  1. Thread: OS ?

    by Dogbert
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    Nope not blazing with a G3.... Fast, but with the...

    Nope not blazing with a G3.... Fast, but with the G4 to compare it to, not blazing. Photoshop can take advantage of the AltiVec engine in the G4, and that makes it blaze.
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  2. Thread: upgradeable G3

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    The letters are describing the case design. DT is...

    The letters are describing the case design. DT is DeskTop, and MT is MiniTower. Usually we can just list the numbers, and the case design is a given--for the pre-G3 machines. The Beige G3 came in...
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    Below wholesale? Where do I sign up? ...

    Below wholesale? Where do I sign up?
    http://www.macgurus.com/ubb/dance.gif

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    And the answer is, (drum roll) Maybe. Which 9600...

    And the answer is, (drum roll) Maybe. Which 9600 is it? If it is a 233 or lower, including the dual 200, yes you can. If its anything faster, then it's a MachV processor daughtercard, and you can't...
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    I GOT IT!!!!!! It wasn't a cable or jumper...

    I GOT IT!!!!!! It wasn't a cable or jumper problem. It was a really trashed driver. After looking at the manual, and the diagram, I took a shot in the dark. I disabled the drive spinup with the...
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    I'm running a Voodoo 5 5500 quite happily in a...

    I'm running a Voodoo 5 5500 quite happily in a pre-Kansas 9600. Both of the graphics chips are running nicely. I don't know when they fixed the firmware to enable both chips, but mine shipped with a...
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    No luck yet. I've been overhauling my other...

    No luck yet. I've been overhauling my other machine, and haven't gotten back to that one, but I am very confused by this. I haven't found anything in the manual that jumps out at me as being wrong,...
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    There is an almost complete mirror of the...

    There is an almost complete mirror of the NewerTech site as it was shortly before they closed it down. A friend of mine in Seattle is hosting it, and welcomes anyone who is looking for this...
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    I hit that link expecting a picture of the drive,...

    I hit that link expecting a picture of the drive, but the whole manual is ok too. Where do you find these things. I had searched the site for more information, but I didn't find that one.

    On the...
  10. Thread: PB1400 Upgrade

    by Dogbert
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    I just want to confirm that the max RAM I can add...

    I just want to confirm that the max RAM I can add to a PB 1400 is the stacked 24MB for a total of 48 plus the Apple RAM? You can't stack the 32MB boards? Just trying to confirm.

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    Ok, looking at the diagram on that page (Takes me...

    Ok, looking at the diagram on that page (Takes me a minute to sort out the ASCII diagrams) I have the jumper placed on the TP From Bus position. I do see where MM and I got confused. The diagram on...
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    Nope. Same problem. it starts to load the...

    Nope. Same problem. it starts to load the desktop, the startup disk appears, then disappears, and it's hung...

    Where to next?


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    The jumper is across the 2nd set of pins, but the...

    The jumper is across the 2nd set of pins, but the label on the top of the drive says that that is the "TP from Drive" The TP from Bus is the jumper vertically on the top 2 right side pins. I'll give...
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    OK, the machine is a 9600/233 XLR8 G3/466. The...

    OK, the machine is a 9600/233 XLR8 G3/466. The drive is a Cuda ST34573N 4.2 Gig. It's set to SCSI Id 2, and the only other jumpers on it are on the "TP from Drive" jumper on the bottom of the drive....
  15. I've had good luck running on a Sonnet PCI IDE...

    I've had good luck running on a Sonnet PCI IDE card on my 8600/250 with a 300Mhz G3. It was running nder a really early firmware revision until last week. (the version listed on the sticker attached...
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    On the CD, you can't. It's not changeable after...

    On the CD, you can't. It's not changeable after it's burnt. If you drag the files to your hard drive, are they still invisible? You can change the file info in ResEdit, one at a time. There may be a...
  17. Thread: Internal ATA 1

    by Dogbert
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    That cable (two connectors)should be the ATA/33...

    That cable (two connectors)should be the ATA/33 bus for the ZIP and CD-ROM... There should be another bus available that's running at ATA/66, but since you didn't get a drive on that bus from Apple,...
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    You ask if it's silly to be attached to a...

    You ask if it's silly to be attached to a machine? In this group of people still grasping onto their 9600's and PTPs? Not silly. There comes a point where it's more cost-effective to buy a new...
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    But you will get snagged down the road if you...

    But you will get snagged down the road if you expect to bring that ATA/100 card with the PC ROMs and make it work in your next Mac. It won't work under OS8/9, though there may be a way to trick it to...
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    The rumor has been floating around at...

    The rumor has been floating around at xlr8yourmac.com that OSX really doesn't care what ROM you have in your Beige G3, it enables the Master and Slave drives on both busses. I don't have one of these...
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    I'll toss in a vote for it too. I haven't put it...

    I'll toss in a vote for it too. I haven't put it in my MachV 8600, but it likes my non-MachV 9600 a lot. I've had it running at 500/249.1 (or some such decimal) since just shortly after I got it....
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    I'm reading the catalog listings more carefully...

    I'm reading the catalog listings more carefully now, and I'm seeing the drives listed cheap that are SCA. Never knew why they were including a 80-50 pin adapter for "free." Just knew I didn't want...
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    Ok, and in english that means? ...

    Ok, and in english that means? http://www.macgurus.com/ubb/confused.gif Or do I just want to find the drive info, try the jumper, and not try to understand it all today? I actually would like to...
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    And Apple's not too likely to answer. I was...

    And Apple's not too likely to answer. I was afraid that that was going to be the answer. There was a post on Breeden's site, where someone was having the same problem. He fixed it by "putting a...
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    They don't seem to like SCA around here. Me, I'm...

    They don't seem to like SCA around here. Me, I'm not sure exactly what it is. All I know is that it's got 80 pins on the connector, and it's on Mag's short list (not too far below ATI). What are SCA...
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