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The lack of disclosure is horrible. I can... 1,692 Views / 19 Replies  
The lack of disclosure is horrible. I can understand requirements going up, but this should be clearly spelled out. :( One should not have to install to figure it out.

Sorry to hear it Parky!
Posted by hypermac, on Jan 31, 2003 at 03:51 AM, in Mac OS X
I installed Jaguar on a 300mhz rev. b iBook... 809 Views / 10 Replies  
I installed Jaguar on a 300mhz rev. b iBook (320Ram/6Gig). I have been very happy with the speed, with a few limitations. It purrs along in Jaguar as long as you are not running bloatware. It is a...
Posted by hypermac, on Jan 14, 2003 at 04:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am using, almost exclusively, OS X on an iMac... 480 Views / 2 Replies  
I am using, almost exclusively, OS X on an iMac 600 with 256MB or RAM, 16MB Rage Ultra, and on a Rev. B iBook. The answer to most of your questions is quite subjective.

Clearly OS X is slower...
Posted by hypermac, on May 23, 2002 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
OOps! Forgot to add. I am running it on an iMac... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
OOps! Forgot to add. I am running it on an iMac 600 with Rage Ultra and 16MB of VRAM. Also, try emailing Aspyr for tech support though their web site. They were absolutely great in...
Posted by hypermac, on May 23, 2002 at 02:37 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Got it fixed. Much better in 9 than OS X. ... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
Got it fixed. Much better in 9 than OS X. Solution: Clean install system 9.2.1. That made RTCW run, but with major glitches. Then I increased RTCW memory allocation to 320 MB and virtual memory...
Posted by hypermac, on May 23, 2002 at 02:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Faster, cheaper, etc. is always the answer with... 586 Views / 39 Replies  
Faster, cheaper, etc. is always the answer with computers.

But at its core, the feature that was missing from the original concept was TV out. The concept is that the new iMac can do everything...
Posted by hypermac, on May 20, 2002 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have been having the same exact issue. Can not... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
I have been having the same exact issue. Can not get an older version of OpenGL. I emailed tech support, and the only thing they knew about was to make sure the nVidia drivers were not loaded. ...
Posted by hypermac, on May 20, 2002 at 10:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
RTCW/OpenGL/9.2.2 problem 343 Views / 0 Replies  
Is anyone else having this problem. I installed Quake III demo, and Return to Castle Wolfenstein. I can play Wolfenstein under OS X, but under 9.2.2 it states that it could not initialize OpenGL.
Posted by hypermac, on May 19, 2002 at 04:46 PM, in Gaming
iMac/9.2.2/OpenGL problem 298 Views / 0 Replies  
Is anyone else having this problem. I installed Quake III demo, and Return to Castle Wolfenstein. I can play Wolfenstein under OS X, but under 9.2.2 it states that it could not initialize OpenGL.
Posted by hypermac, on May 19, 2002 at 04:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
I am writting this on a Tangarine Rev. b iBook... 407 Views / 26 Replies  
I am writting this on a Tangarine Rev. b iBook (300mhz, 320 MB RAM, 6GB HD, dsl and airport) running 10.1.2. It is built like a tank, and speed is livable. I'd recommend an indigo or lime (or...
Posted by hypermac, on May 19, 2002 at 03:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am using Chimera to view and post this. On my... 734 Views / 74 Replies  
I am using Chimera to view and post this. On my iBook 300 using OS X, speed is a major issue. On a G4 PowerMac this would be much less of a concern. Speed and Microsoft's virtual monopoly are the...
Posted by hypermac, on May 18, 2002 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
I have been using OS X on my 300mhz iBook with... 708 Views / 42 Replies  
I have been using OS X on my 300mhz iBook with airport for over one year. Not one single system wide crash. Apps quit all the time, especially IE, I have had to force quit the finder, etc. but...
Posted by hypermac, on May 18, 2002 at 07:19 PM, in Mac OS X
I am currently using Chimera on an iBook 300 and... 466 Views / 34 Replies  
I am currently using Chimera on an iBook 300 and airport and dsl. Blazing fast!!!!! Sometimes I will look around and wait for a page to load, only to realize it has already loaded. The macnn...
Posted by hypermac, on May 18, 2002 at 07:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Any iMac in working condition is worth more than... 499 Views / 8 Replies  
Any iMac in working condition is worth more than $100. The original, four year old iMac is a great machine for many uses. With upgraded RAM, it will basically run everything out there under OS 9. ...
Posted by hypermac, on May 18, 2002 at 06:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Come on people, let's keep it civil! I think all... 1,322 Views / 63 Replies  
Come on people, let's keep it civil! I think all experiences are useful here. Both can be true!

I help maintain a small group of Macs, which all run 9.0.4. But at home I am running OS 9.2.2 on...
Posted by hypermac, on May 18, 2002 at 04:02 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iamnid wrote: to the original poster -- you... 588 Views / 16 Replies  
iamnid wrote:

to the original poster -- you really should try to get rtcw running under os 9 on your iMac -- you're likely to see much better performance.


Yep, but I am having a problem...
Posted by hypermac, on May 18, 2002 at 02:27 AM, in Gaming
For Schwa and Axel. From the read me file for... 588 Views / 16 Replies  
For Schwa and Axel. From the read me file for RTCW:

"2. Issues When Using Firewall Software:
=======================================

If you are using firewall software such as Zone Alarm and...
Posted by hypermac, on May 13, 2002 at 01:24 AM, in Gaming
Final update I think. Servers up, all working... 588 Views / 16 Replies  
Final update I think. Servers up, all working well. Except, the big maps make the iMac's Rage Ultra 16MB lag. It is time to either get new iMac or better yet, G4 tower with upgradable AGP slot. ...
Posted by hypermac, on May 7, 2002 at 02:56 AM, in Gaming
Thanks LDog and all. The problem was the... 588 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks LDog and all. The problem was the firewall I put up after Test 2 and before buying RTCW Retail. Disabled BrickHouse (firewall), and now all servers show up. Now I have to tweek it so it...
Posted by hypermac, on May 6, 2002 at 09:37 PM, in Gaming
First, get a new power adapter (or borrow one)... 449 Views / 16 Replies  
First, get a new power adapter (or borrow one) that is not sparking. You might shock yourself or your iBook. I just had the same problem, where the plug bends near where it plugs into the iBook,...
Posted by hypermac, on May 6, 2002 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You should be able to run a mac server. The... 588 Views / 16 Replies  
You should be able to run a mac server. The option is there, under MP, create server (have to create one for the internet). I don't know if there are any issues with being one version behind (1.1...
Posted by hypermac, on May 6, 2002 at 03:03 PM, in Gaming
>>>> Make sure you... 588 Views / 16 Replies  
>>>> Make sure you choose "Internet" games and then just press "Get New List"...

>>>> Not sure if you've tried this, but if you haven't this might do it...

Yep,...
Posted by hypermac, on May 6, 2002 at 12:56 PM, in Gaming
Still have my 8500 in daily operation. Upgraded... 1,803 Views / 55 Replies  
Still have my 8500 in daily operation. Upgraded to G3 - 300 some time ago, added hd space and cdrw, now a general machine and mp3 station. IMS Twin Turbo 128 8MB PCI and onboard video. Amazingly,...
Posted by hypermac, on May 5, 2002 at 11:24 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Are you guys playing test2 or retail version (or... 449 Views / 12 Replies  
Are you guys playing test2 or retail version (or a different version)? I just got the retail version and can not see any other servers. It states, awaiting response from server. Are you guys...
Posted by hypermac, on May 5, 2002 at 11:15 PM, in Gaming
RTCW - MP, can't see any servers. Argh, so long since BeachTest!!!! 588 Views / 16 Replies  
Finally went out to CompUSA and bought a copy of Return to Castle Wolfenstein. I was worried that with an iMac 600 (ATI Rage Ultra, 16MB RAM) it would be laggy.

Well, under OS 9.22 I could not...
Posted by hypermac, on May 5, 2002 at 11:11 PM, in Gaming
 
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