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    Future 7448's

    Well, I hate to do this, but somebody has to ask the dumb question.

    Would anyone like to speculate on when 7448 based CPU upgrades might appear on the market?
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    L3 cache or none?

    Jason, thank you for your excellent, practical explanation of the L3 cache function. I'm a serious Photoshop user at my day job. The G4 at home is a DA 466 that I'm slowly upgrading to become my...
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    ricks, After doing some research on ATA/RAID...

    ricks,

    After doing some research on ATA/RAID over the past 24 hours, I couldn't agree with you more.

    An excellent blow by blow description of how one power user implemented ATA/RAID can be...
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    I'd like to get the Miles2 card with all the...

    I'd like to get the Miles2 card with all the "free stuff" that comes with it, but the compatability issues with the G4 Sawtooth sort of scare me off.

    I read those issues on the Gurus Initio page...
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    I have a 466Mhz G4 Sawtooth which came stock with...

    I have a 466Mhz G4 Sawtooth which came stock with a 30GB, 5400 RPM IBM ATA drive. I would like to increase this computer's performance dramatically, but economically (I too am not made of money). So...
  6. Thread: Herky Jerky

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    Yes. So-far-so-good. Have not turned on any of...

    Yes. So-far-so-good. Have not turned on any of the disabled drivers yet. This machine is kind of a weekend warrior--only gets used weekends and evenings. So, based on past experience with this...
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    OpenGL is updated to v.1.2.1. I'll check on the...

    OpenGL is updated to v.1.2.1. I'll check on the other stuff. If FireWire Direct drivers are causing the problem, then boy am I disappointed in them.

    Thanks--as I mentioned, I'll keep you all...
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    Louie, After your questions I did the following:...

    Louie,
    After your questions I did the following: Cold start NVRAM flush (three bongs) followed by extensions off then trashed the Finder Prefs and Display Prefs. Using Conflict Catcher the...
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    Okay, thanks. This latest "fix attempt" has not...

    Okay, thanks. This latest "fix attempt" has not withstood the test of time, though. I'll keep you all informed on the progress.


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    JKC
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    Okay. So we went out to an early dinner Saturday,...

    Okay. So we went out to an early dinner Saturday, but before we left I pulled the battery out. Our local Radio Shack was still open after we finished eating, so I stopped in and bought a new battery....
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    Well, the problem still comes and goes...

    Well, the problem still comes and goes inconsistently. I followed some of MacMikester's logic and, using Conflict Caticher, disabled all the USB, FireWire and the JackHammer PCI extensions. The...
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    Sure enuf, the herky jerky behavior returned this...

    Sure enuf, the herky jerky behavior returned this morning. So I immediately ran a conflict test with Conflict Catcher. Of course CC could not pin it down so it deemed the problem "inconsistent." ...
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    I hate problems like this. Opened Conflict...

    I hate problems like this. Opened Conflict Catcher, chose a mimimal set, restarted and the problem seemed to disappear. Reopened CC and went back to original extension set in preparation for a...
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    Okay, I installed Open GL 1.2.1. The problem...

    Okay, I installed Open GL 1.2.1. The problem persists. I guess the next step is either Norton or pull the JackHammer card.
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    >It's possible that it could be the JackHammer....

    >It's possible that it could be the JackHammer. It is not supported beyond 9.02. >Are you using JackMammer 1.4.5?

    Yes.

    >What disk and CD drivers are you using? If you haven't updated to...
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    I'm getting the following strange behavior on my...

    I'm getting the following strange behavior on my "modified" PowerWave (OS 9.04, NewerTech G3 300/512, JackHammer PCI, Rage Orion graphics card, Firewire Direct USB combo card): This behavior is an...
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    Yes, and the really cool thing now is that the...

    Yes, and the really cool thing now is that the system doesn't choke when I want to copy a large number of files from one disk to another.

    Yipeee...!
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    Eureka! I decided to test the new ribbon cable...

    Eureka!

    I decided to test the new ribbon cable with it directly attached to the Conner. That is, I disconnected it from the internal ZIP and CD-ROM. In the process of doing that I discovered I...
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    Louie: The terminator I bought seems to have...

    Louie:

    The terminator I bought seems to have several part numbers. It's the Granite SCSI Vue Terminator 50 pin Centronics and I think it has a new number GD7359.

    The reason I want to upgrade...
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    The Conner tech manual from Seagate didn't help...

    The Conner tech manual from Seagate didn't help much except to tell me that the drive has built-in active termination. Perhaps I installed the new ribbon cable with terminator pigtail backwards? I...
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    Intech's HD software would not work very well...

    Intech's HD software would not work very well with my PowerWave and its stock internal Conner 1080s HD (1GB). So I decided to upgrade the stock, gray ribbon cable on the interior SCSI bus to Granite...
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    Louie: Not knowing you also wrote the same...

    Louie:

    Not knowing you also wrote the same thing in a recent thread, I found those magic words at http://www.macgurus.com/shoppingcart/obj_show_page.cgi?mgscsiinitioboards.html Scroll down to...
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    Ah, I believe I found the answer in some of your...

    Ah, I believe I found the answer in some of your fine print discussing the Miles cards:

    "In three slot Power Macintosh with Bandit PCI controllers, install Miles and Miles2 in PCI slot one. Such...
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    I'm most interesting in the PowerWave. Does it...

    I'm most interesting in the PowerWave. Does it qualify as a Grackle or Bandit?
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    Just wondering if the PowerWave has one of those...

    Just wondering if the PowerWave has one of those sweet slots (i.e., busmaster slots as per Pendragon18 below.)? I'm running a JackHammer PCI card in slot C1 on my PowerWave and was wondering if it...
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