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    Thanks, Uncle Mac. So, to "build the volume"...

    Thanks, Uncle Mac. So, to "build the volume" should I use the usb2 connection on the external, because the esata connection hasn't worked yet. I guess i should buy another cable and try that first....
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    Wow, thanks people. What does non-booting mean?...

    Wow, thanks people. What does non-booting mean? Can i make this card work with a non-booting driver?
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    From semicontuctorstore: "With the SiI 3124,...

    From semicontuctorstore: "With the SiI 3124, Silicon Image provides customers with drivers for the Windows, Linux and Novell Netware operating systems for both RAID and non-RAID operations. Software...
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    Can you identify this card?

    It is a silicon image 3124 that shows up with a subsystem id of 0x7124. The system profiler correctly identifies the card in the PCI slot1 with hardware id of 0x3124. I have installed the latest base...
  5. Thanks all, This forum has been a godsend in...

    Thanks all,

    This forum has been a godsend in the past, so here are the details:

    Mac G5 dual2 Ghz (8-slot), 5GB RAM, OS 10.4.11
    slot 1: x800xt
    slot 2: RAID-5,0,1, e-SATA eSATA 3GBPS 4-PORT...
  6. sata host not detected

    i too have the same problem. my sys profiler says its a pci1095,7124. anyone have any advice?
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    iPhoto is glitching

    Hi. i recently purchased ilife and upgraded all the apple apps. now when i'm scrolling through the thumbnails in iphoto, 90% of the thumbs are all of one photo, i.e. they're all the same while...
  8. Thread: X-Plane 8,9

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    Sticky: Wow, that book is pricey. But it would be nice to...

    Wow, that book is pricey. But it would be nice to have. What would also be nice is a plugin that works with the atc to give us ground speed call-outs when we ask for them. Thanks for pointing out...
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    Sticky: wow! that was one of THE coolest things i've...

    wow! that was one of THE coolest things i've read, on or off the net. thanks very much for posting the story. is that an excerpt from a book; it would be a great read. as far as the dvd goes: no, my...
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    Sticky: well i installed the latest nav files from that...

    well i installed the latest nav files from that link. still no change with vancouver underwater. i guess i'll reinstall the whole app.
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    Sticky: Thanks for the nav data tip. i'll check that out....

    Thanks for the nav data tip. i'll check that out. for now, here's a link to the approach to 26R at CYVR. http://www.wholetonesound.com/screenshot.png
    and this one is a shot of downtown vancouver...
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    Sticky: argh! my cyvr looks nothing like that! i'll email...

    argh! my cyvr looks nothing like that! i'll email you the shot. yours looks nice btw clearly showing i think alex fraser bridge. cool. is that the stock scenery or did you add some objects?
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    Sticky: BTW, i will be posting some screenshots on my...

    BTW, i will be posting some screenshots on my site very soon. There are some cool ones of San Fernando at night! The things i'm seeing now were completely whited out by fog before i installed the ati...
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    Sticky: I'm getting similar figures. Is it possible that...

    I'm getting similar figures. Is it possible that xplane is able to use system memory in addition to vram when it needs the extra juice? if so, that rocks.
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    Sticky: yep, that was it. downloaded the actual 8.50 and...

    yep, that was it. downloaded the actual 8.50 and got the iso filter options now. i have it set at 8x, extreme res, populated, mega tons and default roads. everything else is on as well as 2x anti...
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    Sticky: wow! i tried extreme res! and holy ____. i'm...

    wow! i tried extreme res! and holy ____. i'm getting framrates between 55-60 on final. rendering says i'm using 257 MB of VRAM. i also turned on 2X anti-aliasing. but i still get no options for...
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    Sticky: well i'm getting between 39-45 fps depending on...

    well i'm getting between 39-45 fps depending on where in the approach i am. ( for cyxx) thanks for everything. Now if i could just get these other airports working. are the approaches you were flying...
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    Sticky: sorry, kaye, i still have yet to take those...

    sorry, kaye, i still have yet to take those screenshots...i'm having so much fun with actually flying and looking around that i keep forgetting. well now something else is wrong. I downloaded a...
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    Sticky: still no anti-iso options. oh well, i'm lovin'...

    still no anti-iso options. oh well, i'm lovin' it. also, my mac runs waaaaay quieter now. before the driver, my machine was running the gpu fan constantly. now i almost never hear it. (which is great...
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    Sticky: ok. i have the ati panel set like yours. very...

    ok. i have the ati panel set like yours. very smooth.
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    Sticky: wow! those are great shots and very helpful with...

    wow! those are great shots and very helpful with the fps in there. i have installed the ati v4.5.7 utility but cannot find Xbench.app, and so can't add it to the 3d overrides. still not getting...
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    Sticky: Holy Kaye. I must need the driver from ati then,...

    Holy Kaye. I must need the driver from ati then, because it does not appear in the sys pref pane at all. i'm going to grab the driver from the net and install it. i just assumed that if i could see...
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    Sticky: thanks again, kaye. some excellent advice. and...

    thanks again, kaye. some excellent advice. and yes, my desktop is a real mess! i'm cleaning that up right now. as far as the video card, it's the x800xt as well and shows 256 MB of vram. lowering my...
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    Sticky: thanks, Kaye. I've lowered the field of view to...

    thanks, Kaye. I've lowered the field of view to 45 deg. I'm going to restart and see how that works. It looks like I need a faster video card to really crank things up.
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    Sticky: what the?

    I've been using X-plane since v5 on a dual g4, now have a dual 2 g5 (8 slot) with 4 GB ram and the 800xt video card. On version 8.x (now on 8.5) i get tons of fog even on modest settings. I expected...
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