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    Whoops

    Wrong part of the forum. Sorry folks. Maybe Ricks would do me the favour of moving this to next door Flea Market?
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    USB Modem

    Well, here I go again after a long absence! Still trapped on the rural dialup, and looking for a new USB modem since I think the one I've been using for four years needs replacing. I note with...
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    Applejack or something as good.

    Hi folks.

    I miss Applejack! It worked like a charm for Tiger. I've searched for a Leopard version, but apparently there isn't one. Or am I mistaken? Any one have a suggestion for something...
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    Here's another one.

    Software Update. 10.5.2 ENORMOUS 343MBs. The rural dial-up I complain about a lot 2.5 KBs/sec will take about 48hrs. Now, I have asked a couple of friends if they have time to download the Combo...
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    New topic. tasbproxy.

    In System Preferences > Security > Firewall I have a thing 'tasbproxy' which I didn't put there. Anyone know what it is? What puts it there? I have it blocked, and can take it off the list...
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    Bingo!!!!

    Amazing! Thanks Damien. It sure does........ There is a good reason why I ask my questions here. I always learn something however mundane or esoteric the problem.

    CB :dance: :dance:...
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    Ok.

    Main backed up...... So long as this dicky drive is the one I think it is, it's the oldest and I think it's in the lower bay. So I'm not grieved about it failing exactly. Thanks for the info about...
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    Okey Dokey.

    I'm hanging.
    CB :cool:
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    Ok.

    No. I haven't done that.

    So the question will be....
    Does 'Failing' as far as SMART status is concerned mean mechanical (so to speak) or to do with it's capability to handle data?
    I...
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    Failing Drive?

    Hi Folks.
    Opened Disc Utility this morning and was surprised to see that the SMART status of the second drive on my G5 PPC was flagged as 'Failing' (pretty red lettering no less). Leopard Cache...
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    :D :D :D :D :D :D :dance: :dance: :D CB Loma Mar

    :D :D :D :D :D :D :dance: :dance: :D
    CB Loma Mar
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    Hmmm. Well.......

    Also on my machine, Empty Trash works, Secure Empty Trash just hangs hangs and hangs. Dropped connections with the external modem which I have to use. Not all the time, but some days over and over...
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    10.5.1

    Update 10.5.1 has fixed the Disc Utility at least on this machine. Now verifies and repairs permissions (and yes there were a couple out of whack.)

    CB. Loma Mar. :dance: :) :dance:
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    Thanks.

    Yup. Weird. It remains to be seen if it is some kind of deliberate 'place holder' as suggested above. In which case it would be my annoying habit to ask "what for?"
    Meanwhile the new cat is...
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    Hmm and Hmm again.

    As of this morning the missing Earthlink Tool bar and Task bar have reappeared. When I booted the thing up, it asked me to register my Earthlink account rather as though it was entirely new, then...
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    OK. Semi successful!

    After zeroing the drive (once rather then the multiple times offered as options) I reinstalled 10.5 and used the option to port Users, Apps and what have you over from the other drive. The mystery...
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    Hmmm.

    That hadn't occurred to me as a possible explanation. I don't know what the letters etc. signify as an ID. I assumed it wasn't supposed to be there!!

    At the moment I am erasing the drive, and...
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    What is this disc in Disc Utility?

    This disc is showing in Disc Utility in 10.5.

    Disk description : HL-DT-ST DVD-RW GWA-4165B

    There is no disc in the drive drawer. This does not appear when I am booted in 10.4.10. It can...
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    From MacFixit.

    Part of a long post one user makes of a list of things he is seeing.

    'Verifying, Repairing Permissions and Disk:
    I have no idea why, but verifying and repairing the disk permissions takes...
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    10.5. Leopard. Bugs.

    Hello everyone. Been awhile since I needed advice. I put leopard on one of the drives in my G5. Beautiful looking thing on screen, but it soon started acting screwy. I had an intact and...
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    Interesting. This is an idea I like very...

    Interesting.


    This is an idea I like very very much. $99 for what already?!!?


    Not an option I am afraid. Please don't get me started on the company IT clowns.

    CB :p :rolleyes:
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    Shortly after I bought my G5, Apple announced the...

    Shortly after I bought my G5, Apple announced the switch to Intel processors. At the time I had mixed feelings about it. I was very pleased with the machine I was running, but regretted in some...
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    Very supportive and reassuring. Feasible...

    Very supportive and reassuring. Feasible explanation. Still a slave of the rural dial-up in Loma Mar California this end. Therefore it's really unpredictable whether the connection will hold...
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    Ok.

    But this begs a further question (wouldn't ya know?) My machine has done the double restart for only two of the updates.... The major one (Yup. Think it was 10.4.6) and this one. Are you saying it...
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    2007-005

    Downloaded from Apple Support/Downloads not Software Update. Applied about ten minutes ago. Machine went through two restarts. I remember one of the major updates did that too, but was it expected...
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