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Startup disc/new drive question... 674 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an early '09 MacPro eight core running 10.5.8. I have three drives occupying three bays. One of my drives just died so I bought a new 500GB WD to match the other two WD (one is 500GB, the...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 6, 2010 at 09:52 PM, in macOS
I've had the missing hard drive icon a couple... 1,983 Views / 3 Replies  
I've had the missing hard drive icon a couple times again since I first posted this. I pulled out and reseated the drive and it would show up again, only to disappear a couple days later.

I...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 30, 2010 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
Well that was an interesting experiment. I have... 1,983 Views / 3 Replies  
Well that was an interesting experiment. I have my System drive in bay 1, ProTools drive bay 2. Media drive bay 3 (keep in mind Media drive is the one that was missing).

I pulled out bay #2 first...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hard Drive is missing...? 1,983 Views / 3 Replies  
One of my three internal drives on my MacPro went awol. The system drive and one of my two media drives shows up... the other media drive is gone. Thought maybe it got moved by accident into a folder...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 23, 2010 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh well. Thanks. 2,296 Views / 6 Replies  
Oh well. Thanks.
Posted by Bigfoot, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone: Getting back to large clock...? 2,296 Views / 6 Replies  
Is there another way to get back to the first screen that has the wallpaper and large clock displayed without putting the phone to sleep and hitting the home button again?
Posted by Bigfoot, on Dec 9, 2009 at 10:54 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks. :) 915 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. :)
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jul 20, 2009 at 07:42 AM, in Networking
AirTunes & AirPort Extreme/Express questions... 915 Views / 2 Replies  
I just discovered the ability of AirPort Express to create AirTunes. I already have AirPort Extreme, so before I buy Airport Express...

Can I still be on the internet with Extreme and use Express...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jul 18, 2009 at 07:12 PM, in Networking
Just got around to hooking up the Airport this... 732 Views / 5 Replies  
Just got around to hooking up the Airport this morning...

Unboxed Airport, unplugged the Linksys router from the cable modem and three macs, put Airport in its place and plug everything in. Popped...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:41 PM, in Networking
Well that makes sense. I guess I was over... 449 Views / 5 Replies  
Well that makes sense. I guess I was over thinking it. Thanks. :)
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:49 PM, in macOS
One desktop photo across three displays...? 449 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there a way to spread one panoramic image across three displays without mirroring the displays?
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:22 AM, in macOS
Thanks for the response. I ordered an... 732 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the response.

I ordered an Airport Extreme today. I didn't realize it has three ethernet outs on it... I should be able to supplant the router and just use the airport.

I should have...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jun 9, 2009 at 04:54 PM, in Networking
Adding Airport Extreme to Router...? 732 Views / 5 Replies  
I have three Macs connected to a cable modem using a four port linksys router. I just bought one of the new 13" Macbook Pros.

How do I hook up the laptop wirelessly... do I plug an Airport Extreme...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jun 8, 2009 at 09:17 PM, in Networking
Thanks. After researching this a while, ended up... 1,604 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. After researching this a while, ended up ordering the WD black 500gb 32cache.
Posted by Bigfoot, on Mar 5, 2009 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
16mb or 32mb buffer/cache drive...? 1,604 Views / 2 Replies  
I was about to order another drive for audio (Pro Tools) and was wondering about buffer/cache size on various drives...

The 500gb Seagates I see at OWC are 32MB cache drives and the 500gb Western...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Mar 4, 2009 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nope... newest studio wall treatment... all in... 485,895 Views / 1,145 Replies  
Nope... newest studio wall treatment... all in one high frequency diffusor/bass trap. ;)
Posted by Bigfoot, on Mar 2, 2009 at 08:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
The man knows his monitor stands... ;) Yes...... 485,895 Views / 1,145 Replies  
The man knows his monitor stands... ;) Yes... the two 19" side monitors are on the Ergotrons. The center 23" is on its stock stand. I was going to go with a three monitor mono pod type rack, but the...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 22, 2009 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
My Pro Tools 8 setup... ... 485,895 Views / 1,145 Replies  
My Pro Tools 8 setup...

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa23/2bigfeet14/three_monitor.jpg
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 20, 2009 at 08:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. 573 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks.
Posted by Bigfoot, on Dec 30, 2008 at 05:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Need second graphics card... 573 Views / 2 Replies  
According to my system profiler I have ATI Radeon HD 2600 in my early '08 MacPro 8-core. It has two DVI connectors on the back.

I have an LG 22" monitor now and want to add two more 19" monitors...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Dec 29, 2008 at 05:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ask because my iSight does not work with my... 1,322 Views / 12 Replies  
I ask because my iSight does not work with my MacPro 8-core. After a minute or two picture & audio distorts then just freezes. Works fine on the G4... :confused:

Many others report same issue...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Apr 4, 2008 at 12:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is working with the new 2.8, 8-core machines? 1,322 Views / 12 Replies  
This is working with the new 2.8, 8-core machines?
Posted by Bigfoot, on Apr 4, 2008 at 09:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I haven't been able to use iChat AV with my new... 1,216 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't been able to use iChat AV with my new MacPro either. My iSight works fine on my old G4 running 10.4.8 but it doesn't like the new computer. I don't know if its firewire port thing, 8-core...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 27, 2008 at 09:09 PM, in Applications
Yes. It should say> Processor: 2 x 2.8 GHz... 509 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes. It should say> Processor: 2 x 2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon

And you can also check the system Profiler.
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 20, 2008 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
ichat AV, Leopard... is there an answer? 593 Views / 2 Replies  
My isight works perfect on my dual G4 1.25/10.4.8. Not so much on my new Macpro 8-core. Works fine for about 3-5 minutes then the picture distorts, then there is a good five second audio delay before...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 18, 2008 at 08:38 PM, in Applications
They appear to be shipping with both. See my... 626 Views / 4 Replies  
They appear to be shipping with both. See my post...
http://forums.macnn.com/65/mac-pro-and-power-mac/360855/new-macpro-8-core-just-died/
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 2, 2008 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Booked my apt. with the Genius bar last night and... 1,168 Views / 2 Replies  
Booked my apt. with the Genius bar last night and hauled my MacPro up to the Apple store this morning. Explained the situation. Told him I did all the work already and if they just want to replace...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 2, 2008 at 02:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
New MacPro 8-core just died... 1,168 Views / 2 Replies  
Yup...

I had been surfing the net for about an hour an a half when the computer started making a buzzing sound (in the past I thought this was the optical drive's bay door rattling). This was...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Feb 1, 2008 at 09:56 PM, in Mac Desktops
Need a Blog/audio archive program... 315 Views / 0 Replies  
I need a Blog program that will allow six, half hour (mp3) radio shows to be archived for replay. Something simple that will allow the user to make weekly entries with some graphics and then the mp3...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 30, 2008 at 04:13 PM, in Applications
The sleep issue I have encountered: After... 16,570 Views / 98 Replies  
The sleep issue I have encountered:

After hitting any key to wake>selecting an application from the dock opens the finder, not the app.

I have set my prefs to never sleep and unchecked sleep...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 27, 2008 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
I noticed since I added 8GB of ram the fans run... 4,961 Views / 32 Replies  
I noticed since I added 8GB of ram the fans run just a tad faster, still a quiet machine compared to my MDD dual G4. Also, if I set energy saver settings to never sleep> uncheck "put drives to sleep...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 27, 2008 at 08:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
I called TransIntl the day before yesterday to... 3,941 Views / 50 Replies  
I called TransIntl the day before yesterday to check stock on the 8gb kit. They said they had it but order it online, the order will be processed faster. So I did. As soon as I processed the order I...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 26, 2008 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Info here... barefeats... 8,298 Views / 8 Replies  
Info here... barefeats (http://www.barefeats.com/harper3.html)
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 24, 2008 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
Coming from a Dual 1.24 G4, I'd say the new... 4,961 Views / 32 Replies  
Coming from a Dual 1.24 G4, I'd say the new MacPro is very quiet. From what I can tell it has three fans and a rotor/turbine type of spinny thing on top of the video card. Most of the time I can't...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 23, 2008 at 11:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
New MacPro or Leopard bug...? 574 Views / 2 Replies  
I had energy saver set to put the computer to sleep after 30 minutes & display at 15 minutes.

After pressing any key to wake... I choose an application from the dock but the finder opens, not the...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 23, 2008 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Partition questions/audio drive/8-core... 278 Views / 1 Replies  
Just got an internal 500gig drive for new 8-core MacPro. This drive will be used for recording audio and video. Are there any benefits to partitioning this in two, or is leaving it one okay as far as...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Another note of interest, It takes four... 2,298 Views / 28 Replies  
Another note of interest,

It takes four minutes, twenty seconds to repair disc permissions. As soon as it starts the progress meter jumps up about a quarter of the way and just sits there for...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 14, 2008 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do have Comcast but the issue was gone when I... 2,298 Views / 28 Replies  
I do have Comcast but the issue was gone when I hooked iSight to the G4. I realize they are doing maintenance this week but how does that explain the G4?

I was at the Apple Store today and one of...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 13, 2008 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Moment of discovery this morning. My weekly video... 2,298 Views / 28 Replies  
Moment of discovery this morning. My weekly video chat with a friend down in Florida flushed out a problem with my iSight camera and the new MacPro. After about two or three minutes the sound gets a...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 13, 2008 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
What is the difference between "certified" and... 2,298 Views / 28 Replies  
What is the difference between "certified" and "qualified" ram, with regards to OWC? Also seems to keep pushing the ship date up. Guess I should just order and wait.
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 11, 2008 at 06:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I forgot I needed that funky power adaptor to use... 2,298 Views / 28 Replies  
I forgot I needed that funky power adaptor to use my old ACD. Anyway, found one believe it or not in CompUSA today for $100. They are going out of business and had everything 15% off. I said screw...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 10, 2008 at 09:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks 346 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 10, 2008 at 09:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Non-Apple monitors... plug and play? 346 Views / 2 Replies  
I need to go out and buy a Non-Apple 22" monitor today. I see most of these say Vista ready and or include driver software. Do I need to look for a monitor that supports Macs or are they compatable...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 10, 2008 at 09:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Picked up the new MacPro tonight... 2,298 Views / 28 Replies  
Bought the new 2.8 Xeon 8 core 2gig MacPro tonight and don't you know I couldn't hook up my older 20" ACD. I forgot it has an ADC connection on it and the MacPro is DVI :censor: I have a couple of...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 9, 2008 at 10:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding another 2gig ram (total 4g) delays your... 11,277 Views / 226 Replies  
Adding another 2gig ram (total 4g) delays your order to three weeks... huh???
Posted by Bigfoot, on Jan 8, 2008 at 06:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
My dual 1.25 is 5+ years old? Best .82¢ a day I... 40,659 Views / 565 Replies  
My dual 1.25 is 5+ years old? Best .82¢ a day I ever spent (thats if it craps out today of course). :)
Posted by Bigfoot, on Dec 7, 2007 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's too big an item to do a soft rollout this... 40,659 Views / 565 Replies  
It's too big an item to do a soft rollout this close to MW. Next week would be too close to Christmas for fulfillment.

I can see Steve breaking out the charts & graphs, talking about the latest...
Posted by Bigfoot, on Dec 6, 2007 at 09:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple & Amazon are in cahoots to throw us off the... 40,659 Views / 565 Replies  
Apple & Amazon are in cahoots to throw us off the scent. ;)
Posted by Bigfoot, on Nov 26, 2007 at 07:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm just wondering how many pages this thread... 40,659 Views / 565 Replies  
I'm just wondering how many pages this thread will be up to if they don't come out until January. Shall we start guessing now, like a "how many jelly beans in a jar" contest?
Posted by Bigfoot, on Nov 19, 2007 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
:lol: Forever optimistic...! 40,659 Views / 565 Replies  
:lol: Forever optimistic...!
Posted by Bigfoot, on Nov 14, 2007 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
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