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Ditto. More than just 1 of my macs. 569 Views / 12 Replies  
Ditto. More than just 1 of my macs.
Posted by audiffred, on Sep 17, 2005 at 06:57 PM, in Mac OS X
I also suspect Spotlight is the culprit, but the... 486 Views / 5 Replies  
I also suspect Spotlight is the culprit, but the delay is between CMD-S and a visible dialog. The file has not yet been saved. I am curious what is going on during that time. Perhaps spotlight is...
Posted by audiffred, on May 1, 2005 at 02:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Slow 1st Saves in Tiger 486 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone else experienced a noticeable pause when saving a document for the first time since program launch? Applications like BBEdit and Word to name a couple have a few second delay before the...
Posted by audiffred, on May 1, 2005 at 02:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Tiger Improves Airport Reception 750 Views / 8 Replies  
I gained 4-5 bars on the original dual 2GHz G5 after the Tiger upgrade. Either reception improved, or Tiger lies about signal strength.

Netgear MR814 router for reference

-Bryan
Posted by audiffred, on Apr 28, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in Networking
Add me to the list of users who have recoded... 3,010 Views / 27 Replies  
Add me to the list of users who have recoded scientific apps and achieved significant performance gains over scalar code. The original rant is of dubious merit, even childish.

-Bryan
Posted by audiffred, on Apr 26, 2005 at 10:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, there is an easy way. Use apple's image... 699 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, there is an easy way. Use apple's image compression tools. You will want to setup two gworlds with different pixel formats and decrompress from one into the other. Looks up functions like...
Posted by audiffred, on Sep 27, 2004 at 12:57 AM, in Developer Center
I get similar messages on waking from sleep, and... 362 Views / 1 Replies  
I get similar messages on waking from sleep, and the audio is "messed up". Sounds are almost muted and accompanied by a loud buzz. I had another person confirm the same behavior on this forum.

I...
Posted by audiffred, on Jun 15, 2004 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
G5 Audio Buzz on Wakeup 329 Views / 1 Replies  
I am trying to determine if this problem is unique to my dual G5: Occasionally when the machine wakes from sleep the audio is "messed up". The sounds are attenuated considerably, and every sound is...
Posted by audiffred, on May 28, 2004 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Matlab OSX performance/notes 424 Views / 0 Replies  
Can anyone comment on the new Matlab release?
Posted by audiffred, on Aug 12, 2002 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
Sarc, To the best of my knowledge, the Apple... 399 Views / 9 Replies  
Sarc,

To the best of my knowledge, the Apple machines use the Gforce2 MX 200. Your friend has the 400 model that has a higher memory bandwidth. The performance advantage will start to appear at...
Posted by audiffred, on Apr 10, 2002 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I get the same problems periodically. It... 256 Views / 4 Replies  
I get the same problems periodically. It happened with Mail.app even more. I use a router over a DSL line (verizon). Do you have a similar setup?
Posted by audiffred, on Jan 17, 2002 at 08:29 PM, in Applications
The machine does sleep a lot. This is the same... 592 Views / 28 Replies  
The machine does sleep a lot. This is the same impression I get - drive is very sleepy. I would rather the drive run continuously as this is less wear.
Posted by audiffred, on Nov 11, 2001 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
No. Stock machine, 40gb IDE. 592 Views / 28 Replies  
No. Stock machine, 40gb IDE.
Posted by audiffred, on Nov 10, 2001 at 11:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Quicksilver HD Clicks Loudly 592 Views / 28 Replies  
I have a PowerMac G4 733 that I have become quite fond of lately. I wanted to verify that other users have observed the loud hard drive clicking. The drive seems to click after a few minutes of...
Posted by audiffred, on Nov 10, 2001 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, Aykew. I should have been more clear. I... 330 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks, Aykew. I should have been more clear. I was speaking of drivers for the Rage Pro that support hardware acceleration. OS X works fine on my G3 300, but the speed is unusable. From the...
Posted by audiffred, on Sep 17, 2001 at 10:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Where to buy Rage128 PCI 330 Views / 7 Replies  
Since Apple apparently isn't providing support for Rage Pro class video in OSX, I would like to pick up a cheap Rage128 for a beige G3 machine. I can't find these for sale anywhere these days. Does...
Posted by audiffred, on Sep 6, 2001 at 07:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It probably is the transfer speed. A 30 page pdf... 193 Views / 2 Replies  
It probably is the transfer speed. A 30 page pdf file can easily exceed 10 megs in ps form. This would take a while.

Another thing I forgot is that I disabled the LocalTalk PCI extension a long...
Posted by audiffred, on Feb 22, 2000 at 12:09 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
slow printing on HP 2100M localtalk 193 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone else have slow printing of multiple pages (say 20+) documents with the 2100M via localtalk?

Actually printing is fast but only a few pages at a time. I can't determine if the holdup...
Posted by audiffred, on Feb 20, 2000 at 02:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
MS Word disrupts power manager 302 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone else had MS Word crash on wakeup and damage the power manager software? It's nothing permanent. The powerbook won't spin down the HD or sleep until it is rebooted. I have MacOS 9 and the...
Posted by audiffred, on Dec 12, 1999 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the same problem with dots all over... 296 Views / 4 Replies  
I have the same problem with dots all over printed PDF files (740). Epson hasn't updated it's 740 drivers in over a year. I think this is a new occurrence since the OS 9 upgrade.

I did find one...
Posted by audiffred, on Dec 6, 1999 at 01:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
some broad questions... The best thing to do is... 250 Views / 12 Replies  
some broad questions... The best thing to do is use a Mac and PC side by side for a few months. Of course, not everyone can afford this. I've never met a PC user who tried a Mac and went back to...
Posted by audiffred, on Nov 28, 1999 at 01:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
No problems here in Ithaca, NY. Login client to... 340 Views / 6 Replies  
No problems here in Ithaca, NY. Login client to be abolished on the 16th. It's about time.
Posted by audiffred, on Nov 13, 1999 at 02:18 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
disable keychain sound? 255 Views / 0 Replies  
Granted, the keychain is a good idea, but I don't want to hear the keychain sound every 10 minutes when Eudora check my mail.

Anyone else bothered by this?
Posted by audiffred, on Oct 28, 1999 at 04:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Road Runner Software & CPU Time 404 Views / 1 Replies  
I have noticed that the Road Runner cable modem service login program takes up a lot of CPU time. However, it seems to give it up when applications require it. Has anyone ever noticed this?
Posted by audiffred, on Aug 19, 1999 at 01:34 AM, in Applications
 
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