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I didn't think about it until you mentioned it... 720 Views / 7 Replies  
I didn't think about it until you mentioned it but now that I pulled my PM 6500 out of service, I may look into adding that into one of my CCs. I still have a G3 upgrade for it too. I think I need to...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 27, 2006 at 10:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I still have 3 Color Classics. One is hacked to... 720 Views / 7 Replies  
I still have 3 Color Classics. One is hacked to run OS 8.1 and have the 040 chip (it had the video mod).

It does not seem to use that much power without any monitors on. I am guess, I think it is...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 26, 2006 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No, but it is nice not having to get up and walk... 720 Views / 7 Replies  
No, but it is nice not having to get up and walk downstairs or stopping something to see who is at the door.

I did have my car broken into four times at my old home and that is what came me the...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 26, 2006 at 03:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What I Did With A Bunch Of Old Macs 720 Views / 7 Replies  
I updated my basement/security camera setup.

My new security camera and basement setup is the latest of several security camera setups I have used over the years. While I like being about to save...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 26, 2006 at 02:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No High Speed Data Transfer (FireWire/USB 2.0) 352 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a QuickSilver 2001 with a PowerLogix 2.0ghz upgrade.

I am unable to transfer any data from any hard drives or scanners, etc. via my FireWire ports or my USB 2.0 card.

Anything transfered...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 8, 2006 at 09:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks. When I type "exit" or "shutdown... 432 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks.


When I type "exit" or "shutdown now" it does not hang. I hit return and then it is ready for the next prompt. That is when no matter what I type, it will not exit single user mode and I...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Dec 22, 2005 at 09:28 AM, in macOS
Thanks. I tried going back and repeating the... 432 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks.

I tried going back and repeating the fsck command and I still had to force restart and it did not recognize exit or reboot.

To see if I was doing something wrong, I ran it on my...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Dec 21, 2005 at 12:16 PM, in macOS
Problems in Single User Mode 432 Views / 5 Replies  
In 10.4.3, I am having problems when I run fsck.


If I run fsck and the system was NOT modified, I can type in "exit" or "reboot" and I can exit single user mode and reboot normally.

However,...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Dec 20, 2005 at 11:10 AM, in macOS
It seems that changing the icons to a different... 615 Views / 6 Replies  
It seems that changing the icons to a different size and then changing them back fixed it.
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 19, 2005 at 10:48 AM, in macOS
Okay, I tried to clean the DS_Store files with... 615 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, I tried to clean the DS_Store files with Cocktail and FinderCleaner without any luck.

I just checked my PowerBook with 10.4.3 with the same preferences checked and it is not doing it.
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 18, 2005 at 07:58 PM, in macOS
I have not had this problem before and it does... 615 Views / 6 Replies  
I have not had this problem before and it does not show up on my cloned 10.4.2 on another disk.

I just ran Disk Warrior and repaired permissions from the other disk and there was no luck.
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 18, 2005 at 06:03 PM, in macOS
How come my icons pile up? 615 Views / 6 Replies  
Since upgrading to 10.4.3, I noticed that all new icons, be it a CD/DVD, hard drives, New Folders, Downloads, etc, all pile up in the lower right hand corner, and will stack one on top of each other....
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 18, 2005 at 04:45 PM, in macOS
I noticed that in the instructions that came with... 479 Views / 2 Replies  
I noticed that in the instructions that came with my 2.0 single upgrade, that the dual PowerLogix upgrades also have a smaller fan that goes where the stock QuickSilver fan goes (you remove the fan...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 17, 2005 at 11:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
The 2.0 GHZ PowerLogix upgrade is a low power... 1,231 Views / 16 Replies  
The 2.0 GHZ PowerLogix upgrade is a low power processor...I do not know how much that helps in the scheme of things though.
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 16, 2005 at 04:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just recently upgraded to the PowerLogix 2.0GHZ... 1,231 Views / 16 Replies  
I just recently upgraded to the PowerLogix 2.0GHZ G4.

I had a failed OWC processor and received a store credit and was able to grab this one for a few extra dollars.

I have a QuickSilver that...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 16, 2005 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, I had some time over the weekend to really... 768 Views / 9 Replies  
Okay, I had some time over the weekend to really work on this ...but still no luck.

I guess I am going to punt and start thinking of looking for a logic board.

My only really question in my...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 14, 2005 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have gone through similar worries. You may... 764 Views / 6 Replies  
I have gone through similar worries.

You may wish to try to go into Open Firmware and do the normal reset all.

(CMD-Option O and F keys...tye reset-nvram, hit return, then type reset-all, hit...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 6, 2005 at 08:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks I ran Memtest several times and it... 768 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks

I ran Memtest several times and it came up okay.

I placed my original 733 MHz processor back in and it did not make a difference.
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 5, 2005 at 12:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. I could not safe-boot...it only... 768 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks.

I could not safe-boot...it only booted up to a black screen and I had to restart.

I could not boot from my Disk Warrior Cd (v3.03) since I have a 2 GHz PowerLogix upgrade and it...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 5, 2005 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. I managed to get a backup done on an... 768 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks.

I managed to get a backup done on an external hard drive via USB 1 (not USB 2.0...took over 24 hours!).

It looks like I can transfer files via slow USB 1 but no high speed access USB 2...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 3, 2005 at 10:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Corrupting FireWire/USB Disks 768 Views / 9 Replies  
No matter what external drive I connect to my 10.4.2 QuickSilver, it will freeze my system and is unrepairable with Disk Warrior while connected to the system.

This happens when I try and run a...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Nov 2, 2005 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Running Restrospect Desktop 5.1.175 on Panther 572 Views / 4 Replies  
Has anyone tried Retrospect 5.0 and 10.3 yet?
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Oct 25, 2003 at 11:29 AM, in macOS
Sticky: Re: Pictures of your powerbook set up 1,132,819 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://homepage.mac.com/biggerfoot/powerbookarmy.jpg
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Oct 5, 2003 at 07:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: eBay -- Suppose this is legit? 915 Views / 23 Replies  
I am thinking it is not legit for the following reasons:

-his ad format is different than all of the others...it seems that those taht sell a lot on eBay use a standard format to quickly get...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Oct 5, 2003 at 04:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
LOL!!!! Great job! that kills me! 1,422 Views / 16 Replies  
LOL!!!! Great job! that kills me!
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 4, 2003 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There is a very short, unedited movie that is 7.2... 1,422 Views / 16 Replies  
There is a very short, unedited movie that is 7.2 MB but shows that Bob got around that day HERE (http://homepage.mac.com/biggerfoot/spongeshort.mov)
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 3, 2003 at 12:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: My Latest PowerBook Army 1,422 Views / 16 Replies  
That looks sharp by maybe you can try one of my car wash photos from HERE (http://homepage.mac.com/biggerfoot/PhotoAlbum1.html)
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 3, 2003 at 04:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually...I was getting ready for another Most... 1,422 Views / 16 Replies  
Actually...I was getting ready for another Most Macs running contest...here is my last entry:

http://homepage.mac.com/biggerfoot/mostmacs.gif
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 3, 2003 at 02:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have to say that the iBook (w/Airport) is the... 1,422 Views / 16 Replies  
I have to say that the iBook (w/Airport) is the most rugged of them.

I feel like I can just grab it and head out to the backyard and not worry as compared to my TiBook and how I need to be...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 3, 2003 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Latest PowerBook Army 1,422 Views / 16 Replies  
L-R: 2400c/180 (OS 9.1), 1400cs/117 (OS 8.6), iBook/466 (OS 10.2.5), TiBook/800 (10.2.5)

http://homepage.mac.com/biggerfoot/powerbookarmy.jpg
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 2, 2003 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
no...have company.... ... 471 Views / 4 Replies  
no...have company....

http://homepage.mac.com/biggerfoot/powerbookarmy.jpg
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 2, 2003 at 10:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi! No, I have not been out to that Apple... 471 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi!

No, I have not been out to that Apple store before....I picked this ibook up and like all of my others and have only used it a few times.

I just drained the battery in single user mode and...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 2, 2003 at 10:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
466mhz SE Shuts Off Even w/New Battery 471 Views / 4 Replies  
My 466mhz SE is shutting off, requiring a restart and to be plugged into the AC adapter in order to get it up and going again.

Some times when this happens, I even need to reset the date.
...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on May 1, 2003 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: recommended portable speakers? 697 Views / 12 Replies  
If you do not care that much about high end audio quality, I found that a cheap pair of flat paneled, USB powered speakers work great for me. I paid about $12.00 for mine.

They are light, no need...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Apr 23, 2003 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: 12" AlBook for $1619 at Online Micro? 624 Views / 3 Replies  
I did notice they have a TiBook pictured. I know if I called...I would probably buy one...but I have this new TiBook that I am happy with...but I do have have a 2400c that is getting long in the...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Apr 9, 2003 at 01:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" AlBook for $1619 at Online Micro? 624 Views / 3 Replies  
I actually saw this at the PowerPage, but I know Online Micro is a legit dealer.

They are listing the 12" PowerBook at $1619.

This is almost too good to pass up even though I have a new...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Apr 9, 2003 at 12:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The New 19" PowerBook 1,182 Views / 4 Replies  
BREAKING NEWS--Apple Announces Gigantic 19" PowerBook G4 Aluminum

http://www.pbzone.com/images/19.jpg

Apple has announced the world's widest laptop with the gargantuan 19" PowerBook G4...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Apr 1, 2003 at 09:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Who Has Podium Cool Pad? 833 Views / 8 Replies  
I have the portable one that I picked of at Staples for $19.95.

I think this is a great item and wish I had one long ago. I have a TiBook and it keeps it cool, rotates, and all ports and DVD/CDR...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 18, 2003 at 11:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It is done over at MCE for about $100. ... 578 Views / 4 Replies  
It is done over at MCE for about $100.

http://store.powerbook1.com/mcecarupser.html

I know MacAlly's (spelling) USB card can work with some 2400c without being enabled.

If there was a...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 17, 2003 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes...it is a SL-5500 and the Piel Frama Case is... 765 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes...it is a SL-5500 and the Piel Frama Case is one quality case. I am able to use it with both the T68i and OS X quite well.

For more information about it and the phone, I have more photos at:
...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 17, 2003 at 09:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
They are kind of big...guess I am going to need... 765 Views / 7 Replies  
They are kind of big...guess I am going to need to join the crowd and order a 17" PB so my shoes match!
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 16, 2003 at 11:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My Shoe, TiBook, PB, PDA, Phone 765 Views / 7 Replies  
For fun for those waiting for new 17" PBs....

800mhz TiBook, PB 2400c, Zaurus, T68i

http://homepage.mac.com/biggerfoot/shoepb.jpg
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 16, 2003 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Whoops, did not that see that thread. I thought... 841 Views / 5 Replies  
Whoops, did not that see that thread. I thought it was clever...plus the wording in the add. :brick:
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 5, 2003 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Of Course You Saw This 17" PB on eBay 841 Views / 5 Replies  
A disposable PowerBook?

:)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3403751542&category=14909
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 5, 2003 at 09:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My T68i, PDA, PowerBook, and Bluetooth Review 536 Views / 0 Replies  
I had several people ask me about this.

The link is to a quick and draft review of my T68i, PDAs, PowerBook, and Bluetooth notes.

DRAFT review link:...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Mar 5, 2003 at 01:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Neat Photos of all PBs Compared 1,182 Views / 5 Replies  
I did not see this posted here but I thought it was neat.

If you scroll down, you can see all three PBs and the iBook stacked.

Link:
...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Feb 15, 2003 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: PowerBook picture thread 3,293 Views / 31 Replies  
Well, here is my own little army:

http://homepage.mac.com//biggerfoot/PBG42.jpg
http://homepage.mac.com//biggerfoot/PBG41.jpg
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Feb 7, 2003 at 04:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have three hard drives in my 733mhz G4... 700 Views / 11 Replies  
I have three hard drives in my 733mhz G4 QuickSilver. No additional cards used. I do not have the Zip drive.

What I did was slave the 3rd drive off of the CDRW. I did need an internal power cord...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Feb 7, 2003 at 03:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Is my QuickSilver RAM usable in MDD? 436 Views / 2 Replies  
I have 1.5 gigs of RAM in my 733mhz QuickSilver but I am wanting to move up to one of the new MDD. Since I recently bought a PB, my funds are tight to the point I can swing a CPU but really could not...
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Jan 31, 2003 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: PB 12" - Lack of PC Card slot Important? 652 Views / 9 Replies  
I have a TiBook 800mhz and use the PC slot daily.

I use a CF Flash card as a moblie storage solution. Also, when on the road with my E-10, I use it for photos...often a gig or more worth of them....
Posted by Biggerfoot, on Jan 22, 2003 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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