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Security Update ate my system 388 Views / 1 Replies  
The new security update ate the system on my Blue G3. It's unbootable. Any ideas?
Posted by madcow, on Apr 6, 2004 at 09:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Processor Upgrade Question 706 Views / 4 Replies  
Can you take a sawtooth G4 processor and put it in a beige G3? Or mounting different?
Posted by madcow, on Mar 11, 2004 at 07:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Whats worked 563 Views / 7 Replies  
What's worked has been installing without the BSD Subsystem. But then I installed SystemWorks and it all went to hell.

It will be working fine then all of a sudden nothing will open and it's a...
Posted by madcow, on Aug 21, 2003 at 09:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Beige G3 and 10.2 563 Views / 7 Replies  
Any advice on running 10.2 on a Beige G3MT 33Mhz and making it stable. I got it to installed but I have kernal panics and programs that will either not launch or just launch breifly. As well as many...
Posted by madcow, on Aug 19, 2003 at 06:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Norton and your Hardware 374 Views / 0 Replies  
I posted a topic earlier about how I ran Norton Utilities and it ended in the death of my FireWire bus. This is the response I got from Symantec.

"I am sorry to hear that you have been having...
Posted by madcow, on May 6, 2003 at 02:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh Crap... 478 Views / 3 Replies  
I just plugged everything into the Powerbook. It all worked fine. Which is good, but means theres something wrong with my computer. I have now tried everything to 'reset' the bus. Including taking...
Posted by madcow, on May 5, 2003 at 12:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
nothing 478 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a couple of firewire scanners and a CDRW. Nothing shows up. I havn't tried to connect to another computer but later I will try my Powerbook. I tried booting on the Hardware Diagnostic CD but I...
Posted by madcow, on May 4, 2003 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Serious Firewire help 478 Views / 3 Replies  
Last night I was running Speed Disk on my large external FireWire hard drive. During the 'wiping free space' phase I accidently turned on a small FireWire hard drive. Everything locked up and I was...
Posted by madcow, on May 2, 2003 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Descent Replacement 676 Views / 9 Replies  
Anyone know of a Descent like or other new space sim game for Mac?
Posted by madcow, on Jan 23, 2003 at 12:03 AM, in Gaming
I Need A SoundStick 220 Views / 0 Replies  
I bought a Harman/Kardon SoundStick/iSub set via ebay. One of them has one of the four speakers in a stick popped out of place. Since I didn't buy them new they are not under warrenty and...
Posted by madcow, on Nov 5, 2001 at 12:49 PM, in Marketplace
DSL software 493 Views / 5 Replies  
Any suggestions for good dsl software under OS9?




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Posted by madcow, on May 15, 2001 at 02:19 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
ANS 500 488 Views / 2 Replies  
I need to get in contact with any one who knows about Apple Network Servers. I got a dead one and want to get it going.

Brent
photocow@swbell.net

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Posted by madcow, on May 15, 2001 at 02:16 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
No, I'm trying to get into my SE/30. I used to... 517 Views / 6 Replies  
No, I'm trying to get into my SE/30. I used to have this thing from Radio Shack that worked but I lost it and they stoped selling it.

Brent

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Posted by madcow, on May 7, 2001 at 02:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
tool 517 Views / 6 Replies  
Does anyone know where I can get the extra long tork 15 driver need for the older all in ones? I have looked all over town and can't find one. I can't seem to find a place online either.


Brent
Posted by madcow, on May 7, 2001 at 02:03 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
passwords 285 Views / 0 Replies  
Internet Preferance will not keep my passwords. Any ideas?

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Posted by madcow, on Mar 29, 2001 at 07:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Proffesors don't always get to choose their... 496 Views / 5 Replies  
Proffesors don't always get to choose their machines. I am on a small and recently a Microsoft only campus. The computer tech guys are convinced that Macs won't work on the network. Oh well.
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Posted by madcow, on Feb 25, 2001 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
In my SE/30 and Mac original. I haven't used a... 533 Views / 39 Replies  
In my SE/30 and Mac original. I haven't used a disk drive in either my BeigeG3 or my newer G4.

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Posted by madcow, on Feb 25, 2001 at 03:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do this every day. All but two of my zip disk... 496 Views / 5 Replies  
I do this every day. All but two of my zip disk are dos formatted. My Mac dosn't care and it makes life easier. When I go back and forth from school I save in .tiff format. Photoshp's .psd lets you...
Posted by madcow, on Feb 25, 2001 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Too Much Memory? 245 Views / 1 Replies  
I finally got Q4. After spending an hour banging my head on the desk I came accross something that said Linux can only handle somewhere around 660megs of memory(I could be off). So I pulled out a...
Posted by madcow, on Feb 13, 2001 at 12:34 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Have you tried holding down 'option' during... 391 Views / 8 Replies  
Have you tried holding down 'option' during startup? It will give you a list of what you can startup with. Zapping the pram wouldn't hurt either. 'option-command-p-r' during startup
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Posted by madcow, on Feb 11, 2001 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Q4 installation 283 Views / 2 Replies  
I created a 650meg (standered HFS) partion on my second drive, down loaded LinuxPPC Q4 and copied the stuff over. When I restart it shows me the Pegiun and goes through the countdown. When it gets...
Posted by madcow, on Feb 10, 2001 at 03:33 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Is there not a physical place to put or is it a... 549 Views / 9 Replies  
Is there not a physical place to put or is it a wiring thing?
USB drives are not that bad. Try www.macsolutions.com (http://www.macsolutions.com)

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Posted by madcow, on Dec 28, 2000 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have tried everything thing. The only thing... 359 Views / 6 Replies  
I have tried everything thing. The only thing that works is using TechTools. I save my PRAM, when the resolution is whre I want it. Then when it messes up, which is all the time now, restore the...
Posted by madcow, on Dec 27, 2000 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Constant Resolution Problem 359 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a DPG4/Radeon with a VGA studio display. Almost every time I start up or restart I am stuck with 640x480 as my only resolution. Zapping PRAM dosn't work much. Has Apple put out a fix yet? I am...
Posted by madcow, on Dec 27, 2000 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Every once in awhile I run across the modem made... 264 Views / 2 Replies  
Every once in awhile I run across the modem made for the Beige G3. When I got my G3 the hadn't begun offering it yet so I started looking fo it and there whee several people, at the tim, selling...
Posted by madcow, on Dec 20, 2000 at 01:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got a new computer and got the monitor you want... 337 Views / 1 Replies  
I got a new computer and got the monitor you want from Outpost.com.
The onley fifferance that I am aware of between the new and the old, besides usb, is one is verticaly flat(old) and the other is...
Posted by madcow, on Dec 3, 2000 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Stick with YDL or get SuSe? 244 Views / 0 Replies  
To get support for my DualG4/500 am I going to have to get SuSe or can I stick with my recent purchase of Yellow Dog? The only problem YDL has is USB errors (see my other post). I keep waiting for...
Posted by madcow, on Dec 2, 2000 at 02:43 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Which model did you get? Some info can still be... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
Which model did you get? Some info can still be found on Apple.com. You can email me with any questions. I had one for a few years.

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Posted by madcow, on Dec 2, 2000 at 02:39 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Server 500 D.O.A. 376 Views / 1 Replies  
We moved out Server 500/132 (in it's box) and now it will not startup. I have tried disconecting every thing and reconecting it all. Resetng the PRAM did nothing either. It is getting power but I'm...
Posted by madcow, on Dec 2, 2000 at 02:36 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
All bugs clear except... 220 Views / 0 Replies  
All I get now is this (Dual G4/500):

usbcore: USB device not responding, giving up (error=-101)
usbcore: USB device not responding, giving up (error=-101)

When the installer app comes up I can...
Posted by madcow, on Nov 17, 2000 at 02:53 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I have been wanting Linux on a couple of my... 244 Views / 6 Replies  
I have been wanting Linux on a couple of my machines as well. A Powerbook 180 & SE/30. I went to alot of sites as well and their instructions are not real clear. If I can get my hands on a SCSI ZIP...
Posted by madcow, on Nov 6, 2000 at 04:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I tried that. I think my main problem is that I... 267 Views / 4 Replies  
I tried that. I think my main problem is that I am really new to Linux. I will go through that stuff though.

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Posted by madcow, on Nov 4, 2000 at 02:08 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I will try installing again and get the error. I... 267 Views / 4 Replies  
I will try installing again and get the error. I think it is I am installing on a dual 500mhz G4. I have tried Yellow Dogs new kernal but it does nothing. For a while I was getting a kernal panic...
Posted by madcow, on Nov 3, 2000 at 02:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yellow Dog & USB 267 Views / 4 Replies  
Does any one know how to get past the USB error during installation startup?

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Posted by madcow, on Nov 3, 2000 at 04:13 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
ANS 500 d.o.a. 349 Views / 0 Replies  
We moved the Network Server to my house and it won't startup. I press the power button and nothing. I have gone through and all the connections are good and all the hardware is seated properly. The...
Posted by madcow, on Oct 30, 2000 at 07:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
1. Guys, lets face it. All the real game nerds... 563 Views / 41 Replies  
1. Guys, lets face it. All the real game nerds are going to endup with both.

2. It's easy to make your game consol real fast when all the hardware is dedicated.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 30, 2000 at 07:23 PM, in Gaming
Radeon 264 Views / 1 Replies  
After a couple of weeks with the DP G4/Radeon 32mb here is what I have discovered. Photoshop rocks on the new computer. My 3D games looked better on my beige G3 with factory video and a...
Posted by madcow, on Oct 30, 2000 at 07:19 PM, in Gaming
Try booting up with a disk in the drive. If it... 435 Views / 8 Replies  
Try booting up with a disk in the drive. If it shows up it is probably a software problem.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 26, 2000 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Has anyone got YDL to run on dual G4? 182 Views / 0 Replies  
I cannot get Yellow Dog Linux to run on my duel G4. If anyone has let me know. My problem has been USB related during installation. I have the newest softwae from YDL and PPC.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 26, 2000 at 02:26 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I am installing Yellow Dog. I am wanting to... 259 Views / 6 Replies  
I am installing Yellow Dog. I am wanting to install it on a second hard drive. I havn't been able to get yaboot to work for me. Every time I want to use Linux I miss my Beige G3.
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Posted by madcow, on Oct 17, 2000 at 12:59 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
My setup lately have been large ATA drive and a... 499 Views / 11 Replies  
My setup lately have been large ATA drive and a real fast but small SCSI for doing vidios and caching photoshop. I never keep anything on the SCSI.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 16, 2000 at 08:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Real fast. I would say seven+ hours on my Dual... 350 Views / 5 Replies  
Real fast. I would say seven+ hours on my Dual G4/500. Is the program able to us both processors?

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 16, 2000 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Dual G4 with Linux 259 Views / 6 Replies  
I can not get Linux to install on my dual G4/500. When it is booting the ram disk installer (useing BootX) it freezes. Almost every time it gets to the hard drives and has a kernal panic, a synce...
Posted by madcow, on Oct 16, 2000 at 08:08 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I don't think M$ needs to worry about the MacOS.... 491 Views / 37 Replies  
I don't think M$ needs to worry about the MacOS. Their concern should be the increasingly easy to use Linux. There problem is there is no specific company to bully.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 16, 2000 at 08:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, I will try one of those. I should of... 229 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, I will try one of those. I should of mentioned that it was the instilation image that was giving me the problem.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 13, 2000 at 01:04 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Linux on G4 DP 229 Views / 3 Replies  
I can't get the YDL installer to run on my new dual G4. It has a kernal panic prety early in startup.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 12, 2000 at 10:40 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It looks like the bottom of an iMac. Heres... 312 Views / 11 Replies  
It looks like the bottom of an iMac.

Heres my theories.

1. They were working on a iMac project and it got caught in the video.

2. We were supposed to get a highly affordable monitorless...
Posted by madcow, on Oct 6, 2000 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Keeping your Mac cooler 455 Views / 0 Replies  
The other day I read an artical on another website that stated there was not any thermal grease(goo) between my Beige G3's processor and heat sink. I know the RISC processors run cool enough without...
Posted by madcow, on Oct 6, 2000 at 12:32 PM, in Hardware Hacking
SE/30 wanted 441 Views / 1 Replies  
I want a SE/30. I don't need memory or a hard drive. $60 is my limit.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 6, 2000 at 12:18 PM, in Marketplace
sunrem.com is really expensive. Gauging prices... 373 Views / 2 Replies  
sunrem.com is really expensive. Gauging prices from hard drive and memory their either out of date prices or just to high.

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Posted by madcow, on Oct 5, 2000 at 11:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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