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I have the same issue with the sleep lights on my... 582 Views / 4 Replies  
I have the same issue with the sleep lights on my G5 and 20" cinema display -- they are SO BRIGHT, more like sleep BEACONs when you are trying to sleep. As a result, every night I prop a CD or DVD...
Posted by docman, on Feb 4, 2004 at 03:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
my BTO 12" pb combo (80g HD, airport), ordered... 4,250 Views / 43 Replies  
my BTO 12" pb combo (80g HD, airport), ordered 1/29 @ 9PM, shipped today from taiwan. for a time i was at least entertaining myself thinking a great free upgrade announcement today would be the...
Posted by docman, on Feb 3, 2004 at 06:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Security Update killed Finder: HELP! 447 Views / 7 Replies  
something similar happened to me. my finder and SystemStarterResources bundle seem to have died. this, after installing the update and putting the computer to sleep for the night. except i got JUST...
Posted by docman, on Jan 28, 2004 at 07:07 PM, in Mac OS X
yeah; this seems like it would be a risk.... 390 Views / 4 Replies  
yeah; this seems like it would be a risk. because, if the fs is corrupt, a fresh install will create new files. and this could mean it will write over blocks it thinks are free but are actually my...
Posted by docman, on Jan 28, 2004 at 01:58 AM, in Mac OS X
perhaps, but where does the archive go? if the... 390 Views / 4 Replies  
perhaps, but where does the archive go? if the archive goes back on the same corrupt filesystem, then this is not a safe option. (nor is the install guaranteed to work).
Posted by docman, on Jan 27, 2004 at 11:01 PM, in Mac OS X
need to backup from a startup CD; rescue disc? 390 Views / 4 Replies  
hi guys,

well, something very strange has happened to my 3-month old dual 2ghz g5. after isntalling yesterday's security and airport updates, i rebooted, did some more work, and went to sleep.
...
Posted by docman, on Jan 27, 2004 at 07:07 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Expose Messes up Cursor Position 476 Views / 5 Replies  
good find; I just tried it and it definitely happens. it seems that the cursor position relative the window gets permanently skewed. after "de-exposť-ing", the window can indeed be dragged around with...
Posted by docman, on Nov 23, 2003 at 05:02 PM, in Mac OS X
No, it is quite possible. I sent a message to a... 12,236 Views / 33 Replies  
No, it is quite possible. I sent a message to a steve address at Pixar regarding some apple question about two years ago, and he replied from the Pixar address.

He does exist, you know..
...
Posted by docman, on Nov 17, 2003 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Interesting! I checked it out, and it turns out... 1,090 Views / 4 Replies  
Interesting! I checked it out, and it turns out natd is run with the following options:


/usr/sbin/natd -alias_address [LOCAL IP] -interface en0 -use_sockets -same_ports -unregistered_only...
Posted by docman, on Nov 11, 2003 at 03:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Connection Sharing in 10.3: Disable DHCP not possible? 1,090 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi Guys,

I'm trying to create a software base station on my G5. I've got a built-in AE card, and my g5 is connected to the net via ethernet. This ethernet connection sits behind a router (NAT...
Posted by docman, on Nov 11, 2003 at 03:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Have any student ADC members received their Nov mailing yet? 815 Views / 19 Replies  
yep! i got mine yesterday (10/29) in los angeles, ca. as described, it has the black panther cd distro, with 3 installer CDs and a 4th xcode cd.

a friend in arizona got his esterday, as well. go...
Posted by docman, on Oct 30, 2003 at 02:44 PM, in Mac OS X
it is 'bad' when, as i'm sure you know, there is... 15,332 Views / 177 Replies  
it is 'bad' when, as i'm sure you know, there is a missed branch. think of it this way; just as having a short pipleline does not make your CPU superior, neither would an endlessly long one. you...
Posted by docman, on Oct 21, 2003 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
yes, become a student and pay $99. 885 Views / 8 Replies  
yes, become a student and pay $99.
Posted by docman, on Oct 14, 2003 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
hi baz, i don't think your machine has... 3,005 Views / 53 Replies  
hi baz,

i don't think your machine has arrived yet, but if/when it does, can you tell us what version of OS X comes on it? hoping that the line has been switched to panther/10.3...

cheers..
Posted by docman, on Oct 12, 2003 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
i wonder where the first big batch of dualies was... 1,161 Views / 17 Replies  
i wonder where the first big batch of dualies was manufactured? i thought all of them were from overseas, but i think a lot of people had shipping bills from sacramento.

if so, perhaps this...
Posted by docman, on Oct 8, 2003 at 07:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
DVD+R, DVD+RW too!! 442 Views / 1 Replies  
i noticed something else: it lists the DVD+R, and DVD+RW formats as being supported. i didn't see this mentioned anywhere else, but it sure seems resonable given the +/- drives that they have begun...
Posted by docman, on Oct 8, 2003 at 04:48 PM, in Mac OS X
i always associate "raffles" with charitable... 1,666 Views / 23 Replies  
i always associate "raffles" with charitable causes, and the ones i've participated in never have a ticket-sales minimum. i also get to see the guy dipping his hand in to the big jar of tickets....
Posted by docman, on Oct 7, 2003 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
perhaps not, but all they need is one state or... 1,666 Views / 23 Replies  
perhaps not, but all they need is one state or federal prosecutor (either can claim jurisdiction), or one class-action (probably less likely, but it has happened before...
Posted by docman, on Oct 7, 2003 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
interesting. not to beat this one to death, but... 1,666 Views / 23 Replies  
interesting. not to beat this one to death, but he seems pretty defensive in his forum, despite never answering the fundamental concerns (no oversight, not legal.)

i don't think anyone is trying...
Posted by docman, on Oct 7, 2003 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
got it, no worries :D 1,666 Views / 23 Replies  
got it, no worries :D
Posted by docman, on Oct 6, 2003 at 10:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
not very convincing, but i should have searched... 1,666 Views / 23 Replies  
not very convincing, but i should have searched the forums. my comments still do stand, and have been argued at greater length by danbrew...
Posted by docman, on Oct 6, 2003 at 09:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
i have been watching for new ship notices for the... 1,818 Views / 28 Replies  
i have been watching for new ship notices for the past week or so, and it seems like there hasn't been a big batch of shipments since around the end of september... (or people have stopped...
Posted by docman, on Oct 6, 2003 at 05:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
no way. i would never give these guys my... 1,666 Views / 23 Replies  
no way.

i would never give these guys my money. i mean, does it look at all legit? no contact info. no rules. not charitable. how do you know they do not own the "winning ticket", or have a shill...
Posted by docman, on Oct 6, 2003 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: How old is your non-shipped order ? 1,161 Views / 17 Replies  
not very old, but since there haven't been many shipping reports lately, i thought i would post...

ordered 9/6, oob is 10/16

9800/1GB/250GB/BT/modem

getting there... but looks like not in...
Posted by docman, on Oct 6, 2003 at 05:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
shipping changes again.. 1,056 Views / 13 Replies  
now my order has changed from "priority overnite" to "bestway". hmmm.

this is for a 9/9 order, always oob 10/16.. ah well, i was kinda hoping for that elite overnite service...
Posted by docman, on Sep 30, 2003 at 02:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
who knows, but if he can take a screenshot, it... 1,397 Views / 14 Replies  
who knows, but if he can take a screenshot, it seems like the problem would be either in the graphics card/driver or elsewhere in the graphics system. (ie, not a physical problem with the monitor or...
Posted by docman, on Sep 30, 2003 at 03:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: My Shipping Options just changed again! 1,056 Views / 13 Replies  
hi all!

been lurking in the g5 threads...

i just checked, and my shipping has been bumped to 'priority overnite' as well! this is the second shipping bump; when others reported the 2-day...
Posted by docman, on Sep 24, 2003 at 11:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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