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wrong category. this is for towers. It's... 1,721 Views / 8 Replies  
wrong category. this is for towers.

It's been moved to the correct forum... Glenn
Posted by shdwghst457, on Nov 10, 2009 at 03:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
that would be sick. yes, i'll take a mac pro with... 1,389 Views / 17 Replies  
that would be sick. yes, i'll take a mac pro with dual i9 quad cores, 128GB of RAM, and 8 hard drive bays. hold the windows please.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 28, 2009 at 04:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
excellent point on the USB3.0/Light Peak/... 3,341 Views / 30 Replies  
excellent point on the USB3.0/Light Peak/ unmentioned FireWire 3200. would hate to spend all that money and get left behind next week. thanks for reminding me why I own Power Macs in the first place!
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
yea, too bad you can't just run the Intel version... 1,389 Views / 17 Replies  
yea, too bad you can't just run the Intel version of Tiger, if your apps needed Tiger for whatever reason. Any Intel Mac can boot off of a hard drive using APM or GUID, it's only PPC Macs that...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
nevermind, i found my answer while reading... 394 Views / 1 Replies  
nevermind, i found my answer while reading through the service manual.

Mass Storage (Hard drive and optical drive)
–Both devices share a single ATA bus using a cable select addressing scheme. ...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 24, 2009 at 07:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
strange DVD issue with final gen PowerBook 394 Views / 1 Replies  
on my 1.67 DL-SD 15" my optical drive only shows up in disk utility (or at all) if the hard drive is disconnected. is this a jumper issue? it's not an OS issue since it's a clean install, i thought...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 24, 2009 at 04:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
strange. always heard hold down trackpad/external... 905 Views / 11 Replies  
strange. always heard hold down trackpad/external mouse to force eject at boot.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 24, 2009 at 04:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
yea the 27" iMac really changed things for me,... 3,341 Views / 30 Replies  
yea the 27" iMac really changed things for me, it's so tempting just to get that fully maxed out and just use that for a while instead of getting a pro, but i'm still going to wait for the refresh of...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 24, 2009 at 04:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
just created an ad hoc just to see what my IP... 9,241 Views / 6 Replies  
just created an ad hoc just to see what my IP settings would say, in my house i use DHCP with manual ip address, and that information stayed the same when creating a network. try creating a new...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:54 AM, in Networking
no one has any clue what it might be? 771 Views / 4 Replies  
no one has any clue what it might be?
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i would pop it open and check to make sure the... 714 Views / 11 Replies  
i would pop it open and check to make sure the internal antenna is still connected before ordering anything.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 17, 2009 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
and it's a fairly faint smell, way stronger on... 771 Views / 4 Replies  
and it's a fairly faint smell, way stronger on the left side. *snip*
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 17, 2009 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
agreed, we want to know! 2,058,904 Views / 14,714 Replies  
agreed, we want to know!
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 17, 2009 at 02:06 PM, in GUI Customization
consider this thread closed, a simple logic board... 720 Views / 10 Replies  
consider this thread closed, a simple logic board swap did the trick!
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 17, 2009 at 02:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
MacBook Pro backlight 771 Views / 4 Replies  
Hey guys, got a strange problem here. just reassembled one of my macbook pros (2.33GHz 17") and after reassembling the display, screwing in the hinges etc i put it together without the top case...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 17, 2009 at 02:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
anyone taken the display into consideration yet?... 10,396 Views / 28 Replies  
anyone taken the display into consideration yet? isn't pretty much everything these days widescreen? and even for a netbook, 800x600 isn't cool. i believe the dell mini 9 i had was 1024x600 on a 9"...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 16, 2009 at 09:14 AM, in Hardware Hacking
ok so regardless of the REP, has anyone else had... 610 Views / 5 Replies  
ok so regardless of the REP, has anyone else had this issue? i wish i had more parts to test with. i've left it off and unplugged for a few days, so when i go plug it in and fire it up in a moment it...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 16, 2009 at 06:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
eh mostly day to day stuff, but when i'm... 3,341 Views / 30 Replies  
eh mostly day to day stuff, but when i'm rendering something i want it done. i left my eMac with a 34 hour render job one time! maybe the 2.93 quad would be best for me. and i totally agree with...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 16, 2009 at 06:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
blu ray playback 3,341 Views / 30 Replies  
that's interesting. oh well. ps3 is hooked up to the same monitor anyway. no biggie i guess!
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 13, 2009 at 12:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
i totally agree that backup is crucial.... 3,341 Views / 30 Replies  
i totally agree that backup is crucial. everything i have (particularly my 500gb g-drive mini) is cloned onto another volume. going to enjoy having 4 internal SATA slots. some high speed network...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 12, 2009 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
new mac pro 3,341 Views / 30 Replies  
i'll be getting a new mac pro with a 30" cinema before january, along with the APC RS 1500VA UPS. any other accessories you think I should get? It's being paid for by selling my twin Power Macs and...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 12, 2009 at 02:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro: quad vs octo 3,341 Views / 30 Replies  
Hey all,

With all the shenanigans I'm going through with my two PM G5s and about to invoice my client who's giving me $2000 for my MacBook Pro, I've decided to get a new Mac Pro to replace all 3...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 11, 2009 at 04:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
i was typing a response on that computer when it... 720 Views / 10 Replies  
i was typing a response on that computer when it died again. just so you know, the system crashes even it has no hard drives or optical drives, or external devices. but no, i don't have a PSU...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 7, 2009 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
and the latest one: Wed Oct 7 02:52:56 2009... 720 Views / 10 Replies  
and the latest one:

Wed Oct 7 02:52:56 2009


UnwZqolved'Zqrnel wZqp(cpu'Zq: 0x37Zp- DatgZqccess'ZqR=0x07Zp000007Zp0258 WZq0x0007Zp00000GZpB8
LawZqt crawZpinfo gZp cpu 7Zp ExgZption wZqte...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 7, 2009 at 06:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
this is where it gets weird Wed Oct 7... 720 Views / 10 Replies  
this is where it gets weird

Wed Oct 7 02:41:37 2009


UnwZqolved'Zqrnel wZqp(cpu'Zq: 0x37Zp- DatgZqccess'ZqR=0x07Zp000007Zp0258 WZq0x0007Zp00000GZpB8
LawZqt crawZpinfo gZp cpu 7Zp ExgZption...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 7, 2009 at 06:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wed Oct 7 01:57:18 2009 Unresolved... 720 Views / 10 Replies  
Wed Oct 7 01:57:18 2009


Unresolved kernel trap(cpu 0): 0x400 - Inst access DAR=0x000000006F6D70A1 PC=0x00000000008AD1C0
Latest crash info for cpu 0:
Exception state (sv=0x65c7dc80)
...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 7, 2009 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wed Sep 2 00:50:20 2009 Unresolved... 720 Views / 10 Replies  
Wed Sep 2 00:50:20 2009


Unresolved kernel trap(cpu 0): 0x400 - Inst access DAR=0x0000000000335B50 PC=0x000000007C420030
Latest crash info for cpu 0:
Exception state (sv=0x58a9a500)
...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 7, 2009 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
i agree with tooki, i make around 4 OWC orders a... 1,842 Views / 12 Replies  
i agree with tooki, i make around 4 OWC orders a week and their customer service is fantastic, but i still go to newegg for price checking or for something OWC might not carry. i like OWC's website...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 7, 2009 at 03:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
PC video cards use a different kind of firmware... 1,297 Views / 3 Replies  
PC video cards use a different kind of firmware then Macs do, this is nothing new as video cards have been receiving this firmware treatment to work in G4 machines for a long time. this is probably...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 7, 2009 at 03:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
yes, as i've mentioned in other threads. ... 610 Views / 5 Replies  
yes, as i've mentioned in other threads. regardless, the REP for the power mac PSU is only referring to the 700w and 1000w models, not the 600w in the dual 2.5. i'm screwed either way. i've tried...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
i do notice that the processor temp is around... 720 Views / 10 Replies  
i do notice that the processor temp is around 170F during processes such as video rendering, and the CPU fans stay around 600 rpm (never seen them above 700, front or back). wonder why they don't...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
also, this thread needs to be moved to the... 862 Views / 2 Replies  
also, this thread needs to be moved to the Notebooks category. not a tower.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 02:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PMG5 (Dual Core 2.0) Kernel Panic Issue 720 Views / 10 Replies  
While my June 2004 Power Mac has power issues in another thread, my 2.0DC (Late 2005) has been kernel panicking to no end. I've tried component isolation and have reseated the processor, changed the...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 02:06 AM, in Mac Desktops
PMG5 (Dual Proc 2.5) Power Issue 610 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey guys, my 2.5DP (June 2004) has started having an issue where it will randomly power off without warning or provocation. It even went a few months without powering on at all. Strangely, wiggling...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 02:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
The Air uses a 1.8" SSD/HDD. The standard laptop... 858 Views / 16 Replies  
The Air uses a 1.8" SSD/HDD. The standard laptop size is 2.5", and for desktops it's 3.5".
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 01:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
apple tax 858 Views / 16 Replies  
If I figure correctly, Apple is the driving force behind SSDs being affordable in the first place. SSDs were super expensive before Apple released the Air for about the same price an SSD cost.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 01:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
...do you mean MacBook Pro by any chance? No such... 862 Views / 2 Replies  
...do you mean MacBook Pro by any chance? No such thing as a PowerBook Pro. If so, no, not much is compatible between the 17" PBG4 and the MBP. They are even slightly different dimensions.

Was...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Oct 6, 2009 at 01:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
i still think everyone who thinks that Apple will... 2,645 Views / 80 Replies  
i still think everyone who thinks that Apple will make a tablet, yet thinks it will only be $800, is totally nuts. the macbook air IS a netbook, for most intents and purposes, it's a thin ultra...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 22, 2009 at 03:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
PM me. 800 Views / 3 Replies  
PM me.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 22, 2009 at 03:20 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
yea, it worked perfectly for years, and then one... 777 Views / 5 Replies  
yea, it worked perfectly for years, and then one day it started shutting off randomly. it was very weird, it would run for days, then next time it would get turned on it would run for hours, then...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 20, 2009 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
that's actually one of the first things i did, it... 777 Views / 5 Replies  
that's actually one of the first things i did, it still says 8GB
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 20, 2009 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
wonder what's different about the different... 1,776 Views / 6 Replies  
wonder what's different about the different generations. tested it without the T once again, still no network problems, wireless signal is on a different floor even. only one less bar of signal....
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 20, 2009 at 08:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
is your DP2.3 an AGP or PCIe based system? for... 1,776 Views / 6 Replies  
is your DP2.3 an AGP or PCIe based system? for instance, the PCIe based system has no external antenna, they built it into the case. this model also doesn't use the card from the laptop, even though...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 18, 2009 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
gonna throw in another vote for diskwarrior. i've... 577 Views / 6 Replies  
gonna throw in another vote for diskwarrior. i've seen it do great things.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 18, 2009 at 01:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
would calibrating it in a different machine help... 621 Views / 5 Replies  
would calibrating it in a different machine help at all?
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 18, 2009 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Miracle 777 Views / 5 Replies  
by some stroke of luck, wiggling the 8 RAM cards in one of my G5 towers has brought it back from the dead, right before I ordered a new power supply for it. Aren't computers great?
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 18, 2009 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
toldja. thanks ifixit! i wasn't sure if that was... 780 Views / 8 Replies  
toldja. thanks ifixit! i wasn't sure if that was public info or not.

edit: i knew about the REP because my dual 2.5 has a dead power supply but it's serial doesn't fall in the right range to be...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 18, 2009 at 06:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
right on reader50, hadn't thought about it being... 1,247 Views / 28 Replies  
right on reader50, hadn't thought about it being a PPC-only thing but that makes perfect sense. and big mac, you're lucky, i had one dual 2.0 with a logic board that woudn't calibrate the fans so it...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 18, 2009 at 06:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
i can tell you with certainty that it's not. 780 Views / 8 Replies  
i can tell you with certainty that it's not.
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 15, 2009 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
have you tried resetting the PMU? i agree with... 1,452 Views / 6 Replies  
have you tried resetting the PMU? i agree with gustavopi that most macs don't like running open but that's not always true. especially if it's just the top case, from what i understand the display...
Posted by shdwghst457, on Sep 15, 2009 at 03:10 AM, in Hardware Hacking
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