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6GB Mini problem 397 Views / 0 Replies  
My 6GB iPod Mini isn't dead, but it does do something very annoying. Occasionally it will spontaneously reboot itself while I'm listening to something, usually a podcast. It'll complain the battery...
Posted by Zemrec, on Jul 2, 2006 at 04:25 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
This isn't the appropriate forum really,... 444 Views / 5 Replies  
This isn't the appropriate forum really, especially if you're talking about pirating software.

However, those are binary files which are specific to the platform they were created for (Windows in...
Posted by Zemrec, on Jun 10, 2005 at 10:02 AM, in Gaming
Background picture reverts to plain blue screen 459 Views / 0 Replies  
I think I have found a bug in 10.3. I have an AlBook 15" 1.25ghz, currently 10.3.5, but it seems to have been a bug since at least 10.3.0. I alternate between using the built-in screen, to monitor...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 29, 2004 at 10:47 AM, in Mac OS X
I know this thread is quite old now, but this has... 701 Views / 10 Replies  
I know this thread is quite old now, but this has been nagging at me. Why are my DVD-RW discs, that are labeled 4.7 GB actually only have a capacity of 4.4 GB or so?

I know its because the damned...
Posted by Zemrec, on May 22, 2004 at 11:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wish I had one. But good news, I was playing... 527 Views / 4 Replies  
Wish I had one.

But good news, I was playing around in Openfirmware (apparently it does read the keyboard at least for that when the screen is black, I also tried C but still no work) and after...
Posted by Zemrec, on May 12, 2004 at 10:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, but I don't think its that. The keyboard... 527 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, but I don't think its that. The keyboard doesn't seem to even get power as far as I can tell by pressing caps lock, that is until OS X starts booting.

But one more thing I just found out:...
Posted by Zemrec, on May 11, 2004 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
How to use boot keys without an Apple keyboard? 527 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a home made G4 (the same one which had problems several months ago, but mysteriously is working again after I put it back together for kicks last night.) I don't have an Apple keyboard, I have...
Posted by Zemrec, on May 10, 2004 at 09:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
I know this was from last year, but I'd like to... 1,194 Views / 1 Replies  
I know this was from last year, but I'd like to know the same thing.
Posted by Zemrec, on Mar 9, 2004 at 08:43 PM, in Networking
Looking for utilities to make OS X more X11 like 797 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi, I love OS X, but I'm also a big Linux/X11 & KDE/Gnome fan. There's a few user-interface elements in X11 that I really wish I could put in OS X, and I don't know of any utilities off hand.

1.)...
Posted by Zemrec, on Jan 4, 2004 at 04:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Someone suggested doing the old pram reset trick,... 2,310 Views / 4 Replies  
Someone suggested doing the old pram reset trick, but it didn't work of course.

But this proves that its a software issue:

Via the S-video to Composite adapter I connected the PB to my...
Posted by Zemrec, on Dec 27, 2003 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
10.3.2 15" AlBook S-Video out port no longer works 2,310 Views / 4 Replies  
Prior to 10.3.2 I had been able to plug in the S-Video - Composite adapter cable and connect to a TV for output, it would detect the TV as a separate display. But today it won't work at all, doesn't...
Posted by Zemrec, on Dec 27, 2003 at 12:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Knock on wood, but my 1.5 mo old PB 15" 1.25... 31,397 Views / 111 Replies  
Knock on wood, but my 1.5 mo old PB 15" 1.25 still looks great, no spots or other display issues.
:D
Posted by Zemrec, on Dec 18, 2003 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Albook 15" fan just started running constantly 594 Views / 9 Replies  
Yeah thats my guess. I have my printer connected to my Airport Extreme basestation. Not sure why its not working. I'll have to play with it later.
Posted by Zemrec, on Dec 17, 2003 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Albook 15" fan just started running constantly 594 Views / 9 Replies  
For some reason, Monday night my new Albook 15" 1.25 started running the fan almost constantly. I got it at the beginning of November, and since then I've only heard the fan when playing DVDs, games,...
Posted by Zemrec, on Dec 17, 2003 at 10:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
UT2003 screen res hacking 764 Views / 1 Replies  
I've been trying to figure out how to change the screen res to match my Al PB 1.25 GHz G4 (1280x854)

I found a thread with some ut2003.ini file tips, but widescreen isn't mentioned.
...
Posted by Zemrec, on Nov 28, 2003 at 11:48 AM, in Gaming
How did you get Colonization to work in Classic?... 1,224 Views / 22 Replies  
How did you get Colonization to work in Classic? I tried it about a month ago on my iBook, but needed to boot into OS 9, since it insists on 256 colors I think.
Posted by Zemrec, on Nov 11, 2003 at 11:58 PM, in Gaming
Re: I love my Albook 15" 2,512 Views / 32 Replies  
Congrats on the 'book. I just picked one up myself, same specs. I'm lovin' it!

No complaints at all (except my credit...a whole chunka MORE DEBT!!! GAHHH!). I just ran Pixel Check, couldn't see...
Posted by Zemrec, on Nov 8, 2003 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm. I just got a brand new PBG4 1.25 GHz/512 MB... 1,047 Views / 18 Replies  
Hmm. I just got a brand new PBG4 1.25 GHz/512 MB DDR. Warcraft III works great. The only issues I found are:

1) In order to play on my 19" flat panel, I have to enable video mirroring (no big...
Posted by Zemrec, on Nov 8, 2003 at 05:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I'll agree that Windows is a gigantic pile... 2,710 Views / 31 Replies  
Well, I'll agree that Windows is a gigantic pile of steaming turd. However its not really Microsoft's fault that newbies have problems with pop-ups, spy/adware, viruses, worms, etc.

Mostly it's...
Posted by Zemrec, on Nov 8, 2003 at 05:31 PM, in Mac OS X
If you mean a PC video card, no. I've tried my... 613 Views / 3 Replies  
If you mean a PC video card, no. I've tried my Geforce4 Ti 4200 from my Gentoo box in my FrankenMac, and it didn't work. No video at all.
Posted by Zemrec, on Oct 30, 2003 at 11:25 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Sadly, FrankenMac is sick again. It worked fine... 584 Views / 3 Replies  
Sadly, FrankenMac is sick again. It worked fine Thursday, but Friday and today its been locking up and then not chiming after a reset again.

I had reinstalled Jaguar yesterday to try to get rid of...
Posted by Zemrec, on Oct 25, 2003 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
yeah. so I came home, and it started up. but... 584 Views / 3 Replies  
yeah. so I came home, and it started up. but wouldn't load up normally, stuck on the grey apple/circle tick thing. use CMD-V for text mode start up, have to wait a while, hit enter a few times, and...
Posted by Zemrec, on Oct 23, 2003 at 05:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
FrankenMac dead or dying 584 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi, up until last night my FrankenMac was running beautifully almost non-stop since I built-in in mid-September. When I got home last night, the machine was still powered up, but locked up.

Reset...
Posted by Zemrec, on Oct 22, 2003 at 11:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same drive. I was using it in my... 1,415 Views / 16 Replies  
I have the same drive. I was using it in my Gentoo Athlon box with no problems. I just built a Gig-E box, and dropped the drive in it. I can boot from it, play DVDs and CDs, but having trouble...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 25, 2003 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
The White Box 785 Views / 7 Replies  
See http://www.capran.net

But its goe some cracks in it. :cry:

I e-mailed Core Computers about it.
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 24, 2003 at 01:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Gigabit ethernet PRAM battery? 416 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi. My mobo didn't come with a PRAM battery installed. I did some googling and Apple support searches, and its a 3.6V 850 mAh lithium battery. Is this a standard type that I can pick up at a local...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 23, 2003 at 12:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
D'oh. I feel dumb. The VGA cable on the monitor... 785 Views / 7 Replies  
D'oh. I feel dumb. The VGA cable on the monitor was loose. :p
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 23, 2003 at 09:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you very much! :D It definitely feels... 785 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you very much! :D

It definitely feels snappier than the iBook, but its no speed king. I downloaded UT2003 demo, and its just barely playable. Average 30 fps, but some times lower than 10...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 23, 2003 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yay! Got my Mongrel G4 working! 785 Views / 7 Replies  
Mongrel (http://www.capran.net/images/new%20G4.jpg)

Took me a lot of fussing around, but it works!
Its naked for now, CoreComputer Crib case comes on Wednesday.

Gigabit Ethernet Motherboard...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 23, 2003 at 01:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
Now this is truly bizarre. I had just installed... 548 Views / 4 Replies  
Now this is truly bizarre. I had just installed OS X, and was running the updates, then shutdown, and decided to try the other stick again, and lo and behold it works and recognizes it.

Before I...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 23, 2003 at 12:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
I don't know if its the RAM or the motherboard,... 548 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't know if its the RAM or the motherboard, but I finally got my G4 motherboard and RAM, CPU, video card, and HD from OWC today, but I can only get 1 of the 256 MB DIMMs to work at a time.

If...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 22, 2003 at 11:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
(Sensing a major tangent occurring, tries to... 687 Views / 8 Replies  
(Sensing a major tangent occurring, tries to recover)

Ok then! Well, anyone know where to get a Dual 1 Gig then? I can't find them anywhere. I'd really rather have a dually, but the 1.2's on OWC...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 17, 2003 at 09:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
Which CPU to get? 687 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm still looking for a dual 800-1000 MHz CPU card, but can't find any on Ebay. OWC (Macsales.com) only has 1.2 and 1.4 GHz, and they're $780 and $1000! Way way too expensive.

So I was thinking I...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 16, 2003 at 10:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm also looking for a Dual 800-1000 G4 card for... 572 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm also looking for a Dual 800-1000 G4 card for a Gigabit Ethernet board. Please message me.
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 16, 2003 at 02:30 PM, in Marketplace
Crap. I really wanted a (at least) 1 GHz Dual.... 478 Views / 4 Replies  
Crap. I really wanted a (at least) 1 GHz Dual. Guess I'll have to keep looking (hope I can get out of the auction!) :cry:
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 14, 2003 at 08:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Keep in mind though, that what you're saying is a... 1,133 Views / 12 Replies  
Keep in mind though, that what you're saying is a 4x clock speed improvement. This isn't that great a comparison, as CPUs don't always scale linearly, plus you have to take into account diminishing...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 14, 2003 at 07:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Will a MDD CPU card work in a Gigabit Ethernet? 478 Views / 4 Replies  
Will a MDD CPU card work in a Gigabit Ethernet?

I'm bidding on a Apple Dual G4 1GHZ Processor card Apple part # 661-2730.

I've recently won a Gigabit Ethernet logic board.

The seller's...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 14, 2003 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Building a G4, will PC Geforce2 64MB work? 435 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm going to be building a G4, will PC Geforce2 64MB work?

I've looked around and it looks like ATI Radeons can't be flashed (darn, I have a 9500 I'd like to use in the soon to be Mac), but I also...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 14, 2003 at 06:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't have experience with Mac power supplies... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't have experience with Mac power supplies (yet), but optical drives and hard drives use the same 4 pin Molex connectors. It doesn't matter which you use, they're all the same. On the Mac, the...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 14, 2003 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I heard about Core Computers, and it sucks that... 639 Views / 5 Replies  
I heard about Core Computers, and it sucks that Apple came down on them, but they're still selling modded cases. So I started eBay diving, and found a few G4 mobo's, CPUs, power supplies, etc.
...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 14, 2003 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't do very much graphics/painting, but today... 903 Views / 25 Replies  
I don't do very much graphics/painting, but today I got the urge to make some nice desktop backgrounds from collages of city scapes I found on Google image search. Three hours later I've got nothing....
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 14, 2003 at 04:30 PM, in Applications
Hmm. I configured a dual G4 1.25 as: Dual... 639 Views / 5 Replies  
Hmm. I configured a dual G4 1.25 as:

Dual 1.25GHz w/ 2MB L3 Cache per processor
256MB DDR333 SDRAM (PC2700) -1 DIMM
80GB Ultra ATA drive
Optical 1 - Combo Drive (DVD/CD-RW)
Optical 2...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 10, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Toying with getting a desktop Mac again 639 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi, I've been toying with getting a desktop Mac lately. I haven't had one since early 2000 when I sold my 9500 and got an iBook. Now my desktop boxes are a Gentoo Linux box and a Windows 2K box for...
Posted by Zemrec, on Sep 8, 2003 at 03:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
Planar 191M 368 Views / 3 Replies  
I've had a Planar 191M 19" LCD since Jan 2nd, and its great! Bright, crisp, pretty fast pixel response. Best $700 I've ever spent, but you can find them for less now.

If I could afford it, I'd get...
Posted by Zemrec, on Aug 11, 2003 at 11:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Belkin wireless router f5d6230-3 489 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a 802.11b Belkin wireless router f5d6230-3 that works great with my ibook airport, but I can't get WEP to work. I've tried 64 and 128 bit automatic and manual, but can't get it to work.
...
Posted by Zemrec, on Aug 11, 2003 at 10:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It dims to half brightness. But if that "half of... 498 Views / 5 Replies  
It dims to half brightness. But if that "half of the time to total display sleep has elapsed" is true, that would mean my sleep time was set at 2 minutes or so, which its not. I'll check it out when...
Posted by Zemrec, on Mar 25, 2003 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Its already on "automatic". I wonder if theres a... 498 Views / 5 Replies  
Its already on "automatic". I wonder if theres a settings file I can delete....I'm digging around in the System folder. Mac OS X doesn't make this as easy as it was in classic... :hmm:
Posted by Zemrec, on Mar 1, 2003 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Screen dims automatically after 1 min? 498 Views / 5 Replies  
My iBook 700 (10.2.3, but has been doing it since I got in July, and I belive my old 500 did it too) automatically dims after about 1 minute of no input. Its not the screensaver, thats different, I...
Posted by Zemrec, on Mar 1, 2003 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Themes for OS X?! 65,055 Views / 723 Replies  
Pardon my ignorance, but WHAT is it that you guys are using to show themes (menu bar, window widgets, dock gizmos) for OS X??
Posted by Zemrec, on Nov 8, 2002 at 09:17 PM, in Mac OS X
4 months seems a little ridiculous. Plus, if it... 772 Views / 14 Replies  
4 months seems a little ridiculous. Plus, if it was indeed the battery, I'd expect the power meter to show every percentage point, just to go down much quicker. That's not the case.

For instance,...
Posted by Zemrec, on Oct 31, 2002 at 12:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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