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rhino_g3 Jun 3, 2000 01:46 PM
Online Performa!!
Finally got this Perfoma 6116CD online. Thank you again. lol. I am using it right now. Slow processor, (60Mhz) but is serves the purpose.
Went ahead and got sytem 9 for it which is what I am using now. Makes things much easier for internet setup.

Everything seems to be working fine right now except one thing. When booting up you have to turn computer on then monitor. It will not boot unless you turn computer back off and then on again. It was doing this even before OS upgrade. Have any ideas?

 
Forrest Jun 3, 2000 04:34 PM
This problem may be related to a dead PRAM battery (on the motherboard of the 6100). If it's been more than 3 years since you replaced this battery - then it's due for a change. 3.6 volt, 1/2AA lithium battery. You can find them at Radio Shack for about $10.
 
rhino_g3 Jun 3, 2000 10:34 PM
Good point Forrest. The computer won't keep time anymore so I figured the pram battery needed changed because of that but I never would of thought it would cause booting problems. Thanks!

 
garrettnelson Jun 5, 2000 05:13 PM
You have a 6116CD with OS 9????? That must me AGONY!!!!!!!
 
wlonh Jun 5, 2000 05:35 PM
you said it, agony... i have a 6200 running 9 and it makes watching the grass grow seem like an action sport http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/frown.gif
 
rhino_g3 Jun 5, 2000 10:24 PM
Your right, it is slow but it is serving the purpose for now. This was more of an experiment then anything. http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/biggrin.gif
 
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