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Basically, I have two installs of OS9 but they... 276 Views / 1 Replies  
Basically, I have two installs of OS9 but they share the same desktop.

How do I stop this? It sucks.
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Apr 1, 2002 at 11:53 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
my screwed up desktop 276 Views / 1 Replies  
I have 2 drives and one partition.

I installed 9.1 in the first partition. In the second partition, I installed 9.2 and OSX.

Trying to do the right thing! but now both of my OS9 systems share...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Apr 1, 2002 at 10:28 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
FWIW, I spend days at a time in OSX, but... 247 Views / 13 Replies  
FWIW,

I spend days at a time in OSX, but still revert to OS9 for serious $$$ work.

It is still rough in comparison to OS9 in a lot of ways. I see the spinning CD too much still, and the flow of...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Dec 16, 2001 at 01:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sleep continues to suck azz 233 Views / 0 Replies  
So, why don't Macs wake up from sleep? Is there a leading culprit?

I'm so sick of this.

G4/450 DP OS 9.2.2

Pretty clean install, I trimmed a lot of the extensions. If the computer goes to...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Dec 15, 2001 at 08:45 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I always use Apple's drive set-up, but I had to... 226 Views / 3 Replies  
I always use Apple's drive set-up, but I had to repair a partition using Disk First Aid before I could install 9.2.2. Don't know if it was a pre-existing situation or not.
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Dec 6, 2001 at 01:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Could not agree more. I also have a Pismo... 383 Views / 5 Replies  
Could not agree more.

I also have a Pismo 500. We sold the Pismo 400 a few months ago. I don't have Ti envy yet. The Pismo 500 is a classic.
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 28, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Could not agree more. I also have a Pismo... 333 Views / 5 Replies  
Could not agree more.

I also have a Pismo 500. We sold the Pismo 400 a few months ago. I don't have Ti envy yet. The Pismo 500 is a classic.
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 28, 2001 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
the hot rides? 333 Views / 5 Replies  
For once I won't dog apple pricing, or bad-mouth the QS case (no 2nd full 5.25 bay) but with Apple finally starting to release decent hardware upgrades, it brings up the question of which are the...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 28, 2001 at 09:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
the hot rides? 383 Views / 5 Replies  
For once I won't dog apple pricing, or bad-mouth the QS case (no 2nd full 5.25 bay) but with Apple finally starting to release decent hardware upgrades, it brings up the question of which are the...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 28, 2001 at 09:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Who wants a zip drive anywhere near their... 889 Views / 57 Replies  
Who wants a zip drive anywhere near their computer?

You could not put a Superdrive and a cheap CD-R in the same tower without a blowtorch.

The bezel makes it look like you could put 2 5.25...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 19, 2001 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
(2) 5.25 inch bays is really my main peeve. ... 889 Views / 57 Replies  
(2) 5.25 inch bays is really my main peeve.

I have a superdrive that I'm afraid will die an early death copying CD-ROM data and similar. Would love to toss a cheap $60 8x CD-R in there to augment...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 19, 2001 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks! Excellent news. Not that anyone... 305 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks!

Excellent news.

Not that anyone should truly care. but this was the weekend I kept meaning to reboot into OS9 and just "never got around to it." While initially cool to OSX, I think I'm...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 12, 2001 at 11:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
With one caveat regarding several lesser machines... 1,531 Views / 134 Replies  
With one caveat regarding several lesser machines vs. one monster machine. Seems there is a bug in C4d radiosity. It's hard if not impossible to get a consistent animation renders using radiosity....
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 11, 2001 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
burn a data DVD? 305 Views / 5 Replies  
Does any of the included software (iDVD, Disc Burner) create a data CD?

Disc Burner seemed like it was gonna try, and then it got flaky, so I took my $6 DVD-R and fled the scene.

Is this a job...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 11, 2001 at 08:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Boot from a CD and see if you can get to the... 586 Views / 17 Replies  
Boot from a CD and see if you can get to the Monitors control panel that way? Or failing that, perhaps trash the monitors prefs file?

Good luck, I hate it when stupid crap like that takes over...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 11, 2001 at 08:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
A weak reply I know, but something like that is... 498 Views / 2 Replies  
A weak reply I know, but something like that is true. The Mach5 was a finicky speed grab at the end of the 604e.

I have a 9500 with a Newer G3/400 1MB card in it. Had to disable the onboard 512k...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 11, 2001 at 05:44 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sell your 400 and buy a used dual 500 or dual... 419 Views / 25 Replies  
Sell your 400 and buy a used dual 500 or dual 533. Ram is so cheap now it's not really a factor.

The dual for OSX is a for real deal. I watch my cpu a lot and they both see some action.
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 11, 2001 at 10:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Or the much hyped but crappy to use networking. ... 375 Views / 20 Replies  
Or the much hyped but crappy to use networking.

I can hear myself now: COMPUTER, CONNECT TO SERVER SMB COLON FORWARDSLASH FORWARDSLASH FILESERVER FORWARDSLASH SHARE AND DON'T GIVE ME NO LIP ABOUT...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 10, 2001 at 05:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Umm... As stated, the speakable items have always... 375 Views / 20 Replies  
Umm... As stated, the speakable items have always been turned off.

The toggle trick does not work either. "Open... at log in" is also unchecked as part of my vigorous plan to eliminate speech from...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 10, 2001 at 05:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I don't know where it comes from, and I can't get... 375 Views / 20 Replies  
I don't know where it comes from, and I can't get rid of it. I see it a lot though. It's a small disc shaped app, about the size of a quarter, and once it pops up, there's nothing short of a reboot...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 10, 2001 at 12:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Kill speech once and for all 375 Views / 20 Replies  
How do I kill that small "Speech Feedback" disc shaped thing that seems to pop-up a lot. I have no plans to use speech anything, and would like to know how I can kill this thing once and for all.
...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Nov 10, 2001 at 12:05 PM, in Mac OS X
slow networking 342 Views / 2 Replies  
I took a 450dp and hooked it straight to a 800dp with a CAT 5 cable. I read somewhere you could do it like this, without a crossover cable.

They see each other, and profiler shows both machines at...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 25, 2001 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sleep problem solved! 284 Views / 0 Replies  
Apple Menu>Control Panels>Energy Saver

Slide the slider to "Never"

If you can remember, turn the computer off when your finished with it. If you don't remember, I guess the computer and...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 22, 2001 at 10:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Gee, 1MB/sec, that's just too fast. 285 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, I needed to copy 3GB to my Pismo500 this morning.

It would have taken 50 FU*KING MINUTES. What is the most common cause for crap network performance?

All my other machines (Macs and W2k)...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 22, 2001 at 06:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, since I got reamed by the double post, so... 753 Views / 60 Replies  
Well, since I got reamed by the double post, so I'll make up another reason.

Um, macs have always been more expensive, and we'd revolt if they dropped their prices. We're elitist at heart.

[...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 21, 2001 at 04:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
mmm... could be those stupid-azz cases? I... 753 Views / 60 Replies  
mmm... could be those stupid-azz cases?

I feel the need whenever possible to rail apple for these cases. Wy did the cube fail? Too expensive. Why? Snobby plastic. :mad:

Why will my Superdrive...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 21, 2001 at 04:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
GeForce2. It's just irksome overall. OS9 almost... 394 Views / 8 Replies  
GeForce2. It's just irksome overall. OS9 almost seems to work under X.1, but then a menu won't initialize, or something else stupid like that, and I have to stop working, try some work arounds, open...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 18, 2001 at 04:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can the sleep problem be fixed? Is it network... 394 Views / 8 Replies  
Can the sleep problem be fixed? Is it network related? I'm halfway to the grave and I'm still fighting flaky sleep issues? Ick.

I never had memory leak problems like this under 9.1 with my dual450...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 18, 2001 at 04:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
9.1 on a quicksilver? 394 Views / 8 Replies  
9.2.1 seems to suck pretty hard. Can I put 9.1 on my dual 800? It seems like I'm reading that I can't. Curses. :mad:

I boot into OS9 or OSX and I don't use classic under X.1, so I don't care...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 18, 2001 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
why is there a link... 326 Views / 1 Replies  
to apple insider at the top of macnn pages?

Seems like a dead site. Nix it.
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Oct 14, 2001 at 09:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Same here, video no sound is the usual problem. ... 586 Views / 4 Replies  
Same here, video no sound is the usual problem.

Seems MPEGs are real picky about size too. I don't remember the specifics, but we'd take video, scale it down in Final Cut and export a 320x240...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 7, 2001 at 09:35 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
HUMOR The part in that Jay-Z song where the... 615 Views / 27 Replies  
HUMOR

The part in that Jay-Z song where the girlie is complaining more or less that she "can't get 'round on this bus pass" and somethin' had better happen before she "puts this puddy on your...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 6, 2001 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I did do this. The Linux box in question is the... 432 Views / 9 Replies  
I did do this. The Linux box in question is the only one I connect to, so I erased the keys for both IP addresses, but that did not solve the problem either.

I was in a reformatting mood, so both...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 6, 2001 at 01:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Um, because I did not get a warning with option... 432 Views / 9 Replies  
Um, because I did not get a warning with option to continue- I just got a warning and that was it. No connection. No accept new key. Just a "You're Screwed" message that I could not get around.

To...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 6, 2001 at 01:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh, I only had 640k assigned to C4d. I better run... 463 Views / 32 Replies  
Oh, I only had 640k assigned to C4d. I better run my little test again!

I did not run any benchmarks. I sent a job to my farm, and noticed that my W2k machines with half the ram of my Macs ran...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 6, 2001 at 01:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
ssh - remoted host id changed 432 Views / 9 Replies  
it's true, I reformatted my Linux box, so indeed the remote host id as changed

how can I reset or delete or whatever this key so I can connect to the reformatted Linux box

I get the folloeing...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 4, 2001 at 07:27 PM, in Mac OS X
TNpround2b: I did spend a ton if money, and... 463 Views / 32 Replies  
TNpround2b:

I did spend a ton if money, and it's not faster! :D

Leonis:

C4d 7, except all machines were Net rendering C4d 7, so the playing field was fair. Also, there are no textures or...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 2, 2001 at 10:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Underwhelming dual800 463 Views / 32 Replies  
Got my new dual800 in last week and I've finally gotten a chance to use it some.

Impressions? A pretty fast Mac, or is it?

http://www.extricate.com/host_pics/profile.gif

First, what I care...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 2, 2001 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
FA: Pismo G3 400 512MB 2-2-2 RAM 193 Views / 0 Replies  
http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1269327173

:eek:

ENDS: Sep-03-01 19:23:35 PDT
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Sep 2, 2001 at 04:09 AM, in Marketplace
This points to a larger problem with the new... 332 Views / 2 Replies  
This points to a larger problem with the new Macs. I have a 800mp with the Superdrive, and I'm a little miffed that the stupid interior design won't let me put a second 5.25" CD-ROM in there. I'd...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 29, 2001 at 03:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
FA: Pismo 400 w/ 512 MB 2-2-2 ram 204 Views / 0 Replies  
Nice machine in great condition!
http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1269327173

Ends on: Sep-03-01 19:23:35 PD

thanks!
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 27, 2001 at 10:51 PM, in Marketplace
ordered the same yesterday... 15 days as well 4,328 Views / 396 Replies  
ordered the same yesterday...

15 days as well
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 16, 2001 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sony 21" monitors... 256 Views / 0 Replies  
I see two 21" commonly for sale:

CPD-E500 $575
CPD-G520 $760

They are both .24 pitch. I only want 1600x1200 resolution.

The cheaper one will go higher, but recommends 1600x1200.

The more...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 13, 2001 at 04:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DVD, I have some Klipsch 2.1 speakers. A... 341 Views / 9 Replies  
DVD,

I have some Klipsch 2.1 speakers. A touch heavy on the bass (can usually software EQ it out a little), but I don't see how any other computer speaker system can pump it up like these can....
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 13, 2001 at 02:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Macintosh, Don't call me a dumbass, I'll... 451 Views / 19 Replies  
Macintosh,

Don't call me a dumbass, I'll tear your head off and kick you in the nuts should we get face to face you lil' punk.

I don't know anything about iMacs and I don't care. This...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 12, 2001 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nice responses. Perhaps not surprisingly, I'm... 451 Views / 19 Replies  
Nice responses. Perhaps not surprisingly, I'm more messed than ever, however.

The barefeats website was perfect. The conclusion I drew was that the 867 frequently beats the dual 500, and runs near...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 12, 2001 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
You make the call! G4/450 dual or G4/867? 451 Views / 19 Replies  
We need another desktop mac. We already have a dual 450 and like it very much. Not sluggish, yet. The new Macs are not compelling and are too expensive, so this is hopefully a stop-gap purchase.

A...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 11, 2001 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
We have a Pismo 400 with 10GB HD and 512MB 2-2-2... 442 Views / 13 Replies  
We have a Pismo 400 with 10GB HD and 512MB 2-2-2 RAM that will be going on e-bay sometime this weekend. If you are interested, let us know. It's in nearly new condition- we are selling it because we...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Aug 11, 2001 at 02:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
radeon and geforce2 swap 348 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a G4/450mp with an retail AGP Radeon 32MB DDR.

If we bought a G4/800mp with the geforce2, could we, or does it make sense to, swap the two video cards? Putting the Radeon into the dual 800...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Jul 26, 2001 at 06:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
19 & 21 inch Sony monitors... 280 Views / 1 Replies  
I have 3 Multiscan 420GS 19 inch monitors.

For a year or so, I drove them at 1600x1200@75 with both Mac and PC computers. That res is just a tick too high for these monitors, there's some crawl...
Posted by sodamnregistered, on Jul 26, 2001 at 01:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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