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If I run the standard test it seems to pass, but... 1,380 Views / 8 Replies  
If I run the standard test it seems to pass, but if I check the box for the extended test, it freezes part way through. I haven't seen a pattern that it always freezes at the same place.
Posted by Octo, on Jul 19, 2010 at 06:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Extended Hardware Test Availability???? 1,380 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a Intel based Mac Mini which has started to act up. If I get it to boot into Mac OS X it will either freeze or go into a constant reboot loop giving me the boot chime every 5 seconds. I...
Posted by Octo, on Jul 18, 2010 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you have a secondary network interface on your... 919 Views / 5 Replies  
If you have a secondary network interface on your work machine you might be able to network your MacBook and work machine on a private network and then run VNC or Remote Desktop to share the desktop,...
Posted by Octo, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Airport Express and WPA-Enterprise 665 Views / 0 Replies  
I was wondering if anyone could answer this question for me.

I currently have an Airport Extreme and I was planning on getting an Airport Express to bridge my current network and also to plug a...
Posted by Octo, on Jul 11, 2005 at 04:39 PM, in Networking
I can understand french speaking people wanting... 1,189 Views / 54 Replies  
I can understand french speaking people wanting to be served in french, but what about the poor people, that don't understand a word of french. A couple of years ago, I was headed downtown and I was...
Posted by Octo, on May 18, 2004 at 08:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's see if we take away all of the immigrants... 1,189 Views / 54 Replies  
Let's see if we take away all of the immigrants and there offspring, I think that all we would have left here would be the NATIVES. Remember just because Quebec is predominantly french, doesn't mean...
Posted by Octo, on May 18, 2004 at 05:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay I contacted the retailer that I got my... 5,113 Views / 14 Replies  
Okay I contacted the retailer that I got my battery from and I was told to send it in to be tested. It turned out to be bad and I got a new battery.

Now after a couple of months of almost no...
Posted by Octo, on Apr 18, 2004 at 10:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How about Buddy Wasisname and The Other... 680 Views / 24 Replies  
How about

Buddy Wasisname and The Other Fellers

a comedy music group from Newfoundland, Canada.
Posted by Octo, on Feb 16, 2004 at 04:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I made this same error when I first tried moving... 472 Views / 6 Replies  
I made this same error when I first tried moving an app that I wrote from my development machine to another mac.

Zerolink does not link your app against the normal library files that are needed to...
Posted by Octo, on Feb 14, 2004 at 09:09 AM, in Developer Center
Try adding a 2.4GHz long range cordless phone to... 840 Views / 19 Replies  
Try adding a 2.4GHz long range cordless phone to the mix.

Everytime my g/f picks up the phone, I loose my connection.
Posted by Octo, on Feb 13, 2004 at 09:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for all the replies, it certainly cleared... 688 Views / 27 Replies  
Thanks for all the replies, it certainly cleared up a few items.

Good to see that the maximum that we will see George W. Bush in power for is another four year term. We shouldn't see another Bush...
Posted by Octo, on Feb 4, 2004 at 08:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
George W. Bush and a third term 688 Views / 27 Replies  
I'm from Canada and I've been watching some of the coverage of the preliminaries in the states and I have a question to someone from the states that has more knowledge of the american political...
Posted by Octo, on Feb 3, 2004 at 09:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Six months ago, I went to Europe for the first... 1,688 Views / 42 Replies  
Six months ago, I went to Europe for the first time. I went with my girlfriend and her parents. Her father was stationed at CFB Lahr in Germany for roughly 15 years.

For our trip we flew into...
Posted by Octo, on Jan 28, 2004 at 09:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My Pismo reports 4.18f5 and my 'new' battery is a... 5,113 Views / 14 Replies  
My Pismo reports 4.18f5 and my 'new' battery is a 'Hi Capacity Power Products' B-5899.

I'm going to try rebooting into classic and see what the behaviour is under classic. Then I will put my...
Posted by Octo, on Jan 14, 2004 at 09:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I discovered that if I remove the battery, wait... 5,113 Views / 14 Replies  
I discovered that if I remove the battery, wait a few minutes and reinsert it, it will charge a few percent and then stop. If I remove it once it has stopped charging, the connector is extremely...
Posted by Octo, on Jan 13, 2004 at 08:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo battery won't charge 5,113 Views / 14 Replies  
I have a Pismo and I replaced the battery about 4 months ago and everything has been fine until the last couple of weeks.

My battery is currently at 39% and not charging. If I unplug the AC, the...
Posted by Octo, on Jan 11, 2004 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did something very similiar, twice, years... 636 Views / 10 Replies  
I did something very similiar, twice, years apart.

The first time I was driving my father's Oldsmobile and I was approaching a red light. I was going a bit fast, but I was going to be able to stop...
Posted by Octo, on Dec 22, 2003 at 12:36 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I made an linux box using an Epia MB. You can get... 785 Views / 10 Replies  
I made an linux box using an Epia MB. You can get a variety of speeds and functionality depending on what you want.

They have new boards that have dual ethernet witch would make a good router or...
Posted by Octo, on Dec 13, 2003 at 04:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
XCode Bug? 395 Views / 1 Replies  
I was working on some code and everything was going fine. Then I tried a piece of example code and when I tried restarting my code I kept getting a message that stated Xcode couldn't open my file and...
Posted by Octo, on Nov 14, 2003 at 09:16 PM, in Developer Center
Checkout http://www.harmless.de/cocoa.html ... 540 Views / 4 Replies  
Checkout http://www.harmless.de/cocoa.html

He has some serial port classes which are quite easy to use and they are freely available. I've added them to my application without having to spend...
Posted by Octo, on Nov 3, 2003 at 09:08 PM, in Developer Center
Okay I'm just going to slink under a rock now. ... 1,616 Views / 2 Replies  
Okay I'm just going to slink under a rock now.

I could of sworn that I had tried that and had problems with that.

Thanks
Posted by Octo, on Nov 1, 2003 at 08:51 PM, in Developer Center
Converting NSString to float and/or int values 1,616 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm writing an application, but I'm having a problem getting an unexpected result.

One function returns an 11 character NSString, which I can easily convert to an int or float value. The number is...
Posted by Octo, on Nov 1, 2003 at 07:06 PM, in Developer Center
C code Help needed 429 Views / 1 Replies  
I am trying to complete a project for a University class where we have to create a SNMP agent. It was suggested that we download and use a program that generates the C code for the agent, all we have...
Posted by Octo, on Mar 31, 2003 at 03:08 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: Jokes about our nations. 1,841 Views / 76 Replies  
Lets review our history. War of 1812.

Canadians under British command advanced into the states and burned the White House, then withdrew, because they were under orders not to hold any land.
...
Posted by Octo, on Feb 21, 2003 at 01:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Not quite, T-Mobile is trying to make money, so... 534 Views / 6 Replies  
Not quite, T-Mobile is trying to make money, so you have to log into their system before you get online. I haven't actually used their system, but I recently completed a business case for a...
Posted by Octo, on Jan 28, 2003 at 08:25 AM, in Networking
If I remember correctly in Insurrection, when the... 718 Views / 13 Replies  
If I remember correctly in Insurrection, when the Picard finds out that Data was malfunctioning, he asked LaForge, if it could be Data's emotion chip, to which LaForge replied that Data hadn't taken...
Posted by Octo, on Jan 26, 2003 at 10:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not gonna happen 2,980 Views / 151 Replies  
If you look at global econimc trends then you will see that the US has already reached their height.

Where is todays largest economic power, China and other areas of Asia. The US as an economic...
Posted by Octo, on Jan 24, 2003 at 08:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Kevin Mitnick wants a 17" Powerbook 876 Views / 26 Replies  
You can see the article at http://news.com.com/2100-1001-981470.html?tag=fd_top

Now can you imagine if Apple did a Switch ad featuring Kevin?

:D
Posted by Octo, on Jan 21, 2003 at 10:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've noticed this on my 400MHz Pismo for a while... 540 Views / 12 Replies  
I've noticed this on my 400MHz Pismo for a while now, I just ignore it, but there is something else you should be aware of.

If you get this message on a full battery, you won't get it again. I've...
Posted by Octo, on Dec 23, 2002 at 06:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This might be a silly question, but how much... 458 Views / 4 Replies  
This might be a silly question, but how much memory do you have in the Pismo? I tried to install 10.2 on my Rev. B iMac with 64 Megs and it would freeze and stop responding at different points of the...
Posted by Octo, on Dec 22, 2002 at 09:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've used MacStumbler a number of times and it... 1,516 Views / 12 Replies  
I've used MacStumbler a number of times and it does to what it is supposed to. I've emailed the author and he said that he has aquired a GPS and will be trying to add support for this. MacStumbler...
Posted by Octo, on Nov 15, 2002 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Local Routing 412 Views / 1 Replies  
Here is my setup. An iMac and a Powerbook, both connected through an ethernet hub to DSL modem, each machine has its own IP address and they are not always on the same subnet. When ever I try...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 27, 2002 at 03:12 PM, in Networking
I know for a fact that one is using a PC and the... 363 Views / 4 Replies  
I know for a fact that one is using a PC and the other two I can only assume that they are using PC's as well, because whenever I have my PB with me in class I never hear anybody comment about having...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 18, 2002 at 06:39 PM, in Applications
Nope nothing like that. Plus I've already check... 363 Views / 4 Replies  
Nope nothing like that. Plus I've already check my outbox via the command line and from within Mail and the outbox is empty.
Posted by Octo, on Oct 18, 2002 at 12:45 PM, in Applications
Mail.app and multiple copies of an email. 363 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a problem that is pissing off some of my classmates. Last week, I got assigned to work in a group for a project, when I got home I send an email to everyone in the group so that everyone would...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 18, 2002 at 08:08 AM, in Applications
Check out the WET11, from Linksys. It is a... 652 Views / 7 Replies  
Check out the WET11, from Linksys. It is a ethernet to wireless bridge. You plug a short ethernet cable between the machine in question and the WET11 and then after you configure the WET11, using a...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 14, 2002 at 11:40 AM, in Networking
Not to split hairs, but on my two Macs, you have... 486 Views / 6 Replies  
Not to split hairs, but on my two Macs, you have to hold down the option key to get the menu to select the boot drive. The space bar doesn't to any thing when trying to boot up.
Posted by Octo, on Oct 12, 2002 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What if the swap was attempted in a state of the... 464 Views / 3 Replies  
What if the swap was attempted in a state of the art rework facility? I work as a trouble shooter on some pretty complicated stuff and I have access to repair operators who could swap out either a...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 9, 2002 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo Firewire Freezes 360 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a G3 Firewire PowerBook (Pismo) running at 400 MHz, that is running 10.2.1. The PB came with a 6GB drive, which makes it a Rev. A Pismo. I have a problem with using an external firewire drive,...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 7, 2002 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Open relays are only part of the problem. Have... 986 Views / 33 Replies  
Open relays are only part of the problem. Have you heard of drive by spamming?

With the growth in wireless networking, spammers can quickly find open wireless networks in any major city and then...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 6, 2002 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Linksys, has recently introduced a ethernet to... 598 Views / 3 Replies  
Linksys, has recently introduced a ethernet to wireless bridge, no drivers needed. You simply connect an ethernet cable between what ever device it is you want to connect and the bridge and configure...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 6, 2002 at 09:31 AM, in Networking
Your question about encryption is an easy answer,... 1,584 Views / 18 Replies  
Your question about encryption is an easy answer, at least here in Canada, I'm sure the US has a similar law. Here it is illegal to decode any radio transmission that you are not the intented...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 6, 2002 at 01:57 AM, in Networking
About a week after the strap on my carrying case... 532 Views / 6 Replies  
About a week after the strap on my carrying case broke, and my case took a tumble down the stairs with my Pismo inside, my PB develop a single vertical line of red pixels, in the middle of the...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 6, 2002 at 01:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually I tried it again today with OS X.2.1 and... 1,237 Views / 12 Replies  
Actually I tried it again today with OS X.2.1 and it worked. I had trouble getting the IP address from the DHCP server on a couple of occasions, but other than that it worked.

That was one of the...
Posted by Octo, on Oct 1, 2002 at 07:14 PM, in Networking
I've tried wardriving on a couple of occasions.... 1,584 Views / 18 Replies  
I've tried wardriving on a couple of occasions. The local store that sells Apple's had an open Airport network and a consulting firm at the end of my street had an open network too.

I'm doing my...
Posted by Octo, on Sep 30, 2002 at 11:59 AM, in Networking
Okay, so it looks like the card won't fit in... 1,237 Views / 12 Replies  
Okay, so it looks like the card won't fit in after all. I would rather use the Airport solution, just because that way nothing is sticking out.

The reason I have to use a Cisco card is that my...
Posted by Octo, on Sep 29, 2002 at 07:06 PM, in Networking
Non-Airport Card in the Airport slot 1,237 Views / 12 Replies  
Other than the Apple Airport card, are there any other cards that I can install inside of my Pismo, under 10.2.1, and use the built in antennas?

The reason I'm asking is that my school has...
Posted by Octo, on Sep 29, 2002 at 11:19 AM, in Networking
Other than the Apple Airport card, are there any... 1,365 Views / 14 Replies  
Other than the Apple Airport card, are there any other cards that I can install inside of my Pismo, under 10.2.1, and use the built in antennas?

The reason I'm asking is that my school has...
Posted by Octo, on Sep 29, 2002 at 11:18 AM, in Networking
iMac DV not booting 362 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a iMac DV, that isn't booting. I'm trying to fix it for a friend, so any help would be great.

The machine, had a bum harddrive, so I replaced that. After I finished that I installed OS9.2...
Posted by Octo, on Jun 27, 2002 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have now ripped the HD out. I put in an old HD... 507 Views / 8 Replies  
I have now ripped the HD out. I put in an old HD (150MB) that I had and it formatted fine, and I was able to update the firmware. I then put the 13GB HD back in and it was still frozen. I booted...
Posted by Octo, on Jun 17, 2002 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
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