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Check out... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Check out http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_do_i_dual_boot_ubuntu_linux_mac_os_x.html Looks like something that might be used.
Posted by randy.r, on Apr 10, 2007 at 09:29 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I haven't given up yet. Was in the process of... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
I haven't given up yet. Was in the process of going through the libraries of Clamsilla and a 500mhz dual usb and listing the differences to see if a more knowlegable person could decipher anything...
Posted by randy.r, on Mar 23, 2007 at 03:20 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Have tried about everything I can think of with... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Have tried about everything I can think of with the 500mhz install and restore disks. Software install puts 9.1 on with no change in screen . Software restore disks all claim that 1 or 2 parts...
Posted by randy.r, on Jan 22, 2007 at 01:04 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Recieved the restore disks. Couldn"t get the... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Recieved the restore disks. Couldn"t get the actual software replacement to take off but I was able to view some of the contents of the disks. Will try to save some of the files that look relevant...
Posted by randy.r, on Jan 11, 2007 at 07:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Finally got a 500mhz dual usb that I bought for... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Finally got a 500mhz dual usb that I bought for parts up and running, Not sure what I did to

it. Still won't boot to anything but OS 9 so I did a clean install, removed the HD, put it in
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Posted by randy.r, on Jan 10, 2007 at 12:34 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Had a house guest over Christmas that put many... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Had a house guest over Christmas that put many hours of study into our problem. He claims we need a driver that was written for ubuntu but apparently never written for mac. He may be able to write...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 31, 2006 at 02:44 AM, in Hardware Hacking
shifuimam, I'll bet your display works with... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
shifuimam,

I'll bet your display works with the 466. Don't give up , You'r too close now .

What was your display out of ? Did you get it to mount right ? I used the ring off of the...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 23, 2006 at 02:49 AM, in Hardware Hacking
shifuimam I have tried the CD and DVD... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
shifuimam

I have tried the CD and DVD boots as well as target mode startups to no avail.

The next thing I plan is a clean install of OS 10.4 on the dual usb and move the hard drive to ...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 20, 2006 at 10:17 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Success? 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
After repeated attempts at a Ubuntu CD startup flickering lines appeared across the entire screen.
http://static.flickr.com/138/326419402_5355934a7b.jpg

Ubuntu finally loaded with the desired...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 18, 2006 at 05:38 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I left a few photos at... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
I left a few photos at www.flickr.com/photos/35244096@N00/.

The only LG cable I have is in use on the project. I made a deal for two more but it seems to be

proceeding rather slowly.
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 16, 2006 at 08:29 PM, in Hardware Hacking
My clamshell is a 466 with 8mb vram and a Rage M3... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
My clamshell is a 466 with 8mb vram and a Rage M3 chipset. I did notice that my 600 MHz dual USB has 18mb vram and a Rage M6 chipset. I'm not sure what the 500 MHz dual USB had but the word was...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 14, 2006 at 11:57 AM, in Hardware Hacking
t Haven't tried ubuntu yet, Got disconected from... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
t Haven't tried ubuntu yet, Got disconected from my camera, will send photos as soon as possible.

Will try Termial again soon. May have saved wrong. How do you recover from a screw up here?
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Posted by randy.r, on Dec 14, 2006 at 12:33 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Not much progress here. Tried Maxwell Smart"s... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Not much progress here. Tried Maxwell Smart"s fix but I' not sure it was done correctly.

Had some interesting results with a download called SwitchResX but no cure.

Still don"t understand why...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 12, 2006 at 01:58 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Got as far as configurations but I can not seem... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Got as far as configurations but I can not seem to find /com.apple.boot.plist on computer with 10.4.8. Any other hints

Wonder if we could find a site that would decode apple serial numbers to...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 6, 2006 at 12:03 PM, in Hardware Hacking
No luck on display, try to open library files and... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
No luck on display, try to open library files and get sent to disk utility, which says everything is ok. Target boot off of twin usb yields about 1/2 second of full screen with apple center then...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 5, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Left my test mule installing 10 4 updates... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
Left my test mule installing 10 4 updates yesterday. will get back to it tommorow and try shifuimam' fix.
I have seen 3 philips lcds to this date and they have all been in graphite 466's. If thats...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 3, 2006 at 06:54 PM, in Hardware Hacking
No smoke ! It works ! Kind of. I put it on a... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
No smoke ! It works ! Kind of. I put it on a 466 with OS9 and the thing fired right up. Problem was the desktop only covered aprox 3/4 of the display . Went to displays in controll panel and...
Posted by randy.r, on Dec 1, 2006 at 03:25 AM, in Hardware Hacking
shifuimam Too many parts and... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
shifuimam
Too many parts and not enough sleep.

I was looking at the wrong monitor when I made the post about the mounting ring. The one on the samsung is almost identical to the...
Posted by randy.r, on Nov 30, 2006 at 10:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
shifuimam, You have it right, although I've... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
shifuimam, You have it right, although I've never seen a IBM. I'll post some pics as soon as I can figure out how. May have to email them.


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Posted by randy.r, on Nov 30, 2006 at 12:34 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I have been watching the progress on the display... 99,728 Views / 421 Replies  
I have been watching the progress on the display swap with great interest as I have modified the wife and I's clamshells about as much as possible but the lack of resouloution is hurting her iphoto...
Posted by randy.r, on Nov 28, 2006 at 07:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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