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ghporter, I'm happy to explain, but bear in mind... 7,572 Views / 68 Replies  
ghporter, I'm happy to explain, but bear in mind I'm just posing a hypothetical. I saw someone say elsewhere they'd done this (can't for the life of me find it!), and it seems to make sense. I could...
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 11, 2006 at 04:55 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes that's right. Makes sense, I just have to try... 7,572 Views / 68 Replies  
Yes that's right. Makes sense, I just have to try it :)
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 11, 2006 at 03:15 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Actually, there should be no need for an SP2 disk... 7,572 Views / 68 Replies  
Actually, there should be no need for an SP2 disk using this method. I'll give both ago! Alas, it must wait until the weekend.
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 11, 2006 at 07:49 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It is reported that you don't need to run... 7,572 Views / 68 Replies  
It is reported that you don't need to run Bootcamp to get Windows XP on a Mac Pro. Drop in a 2nd SATA drive and reboot from CD. Install Windows on 2nd disk. Use Option at startup to choose which...
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 11, 2006 at 07:37 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Yes the crucial boards only have heat spreaders.... 2,570 Views / 24 Replies  
Yes the crucial boards only have heat spreaders. The apple ones are far beefier indeed.

But what I don't understand is, if the heat spreaders are adequate in any other circumstance, how can the...
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 10, 2006 at 02:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks - in that case rather than send back... 2,570 Views / 24 Replies  
Thanks - in that case rather than send back immediately I will hang on to the chips for a few days and watch for other people guinea pigging various modules. Crucial are probably just waiting to try...
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 10, 2006 at 12:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
My memory arrived. Concerned, I used Live Chat on... 2,570 Views / 24 Replies  
My memory arrived. Concerned, I used Live Chat on crucial.com. Crucial advised that I do not install it and return it until it is relisted on their website. They "only made the decision this morning"...
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 10, 2006 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hmm. I received a 'packaged and ready to ship'... 2,570 Views / 24 Replies  
Hmm. I received a 'packaged and ready to ship' notice from Crucial today, but now their site lists no products via the above links. I smell an RMA coming along.
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 9, 2006 at 07:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
First users of Mac Pro report Bootcamp is not... 7,572 Views / 68 Replies  
First users of Mac Pro report Bootcamp is not working on Mac Pro as yet.
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=222939&page=7
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 9, 2006 at 10:26 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
They do now, with the Mac Pro. I'm hoping to do... 3,078 Views / 8 Replies  
They do now, with the Mac Pro. I'm hoping to do what the OP suggested and install XP on a dedicated second hard drive. Do you think this will be possible?
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 9, 2006 at 09:48 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Crucial.com do have a Mac Pro compatibility page.... 2,570 Views / 24 Replies  
Crucial.com do have a Mac Pro compatibility page. I don't think it is referenced on the front page or indexes yet. You can find it at

http://www.crucial.com/uk/store/listparts.asp?model=Mac+Pro...
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 8, 2006 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
This may be of interest to some: After a... 19,651 Views / 321 Replies  
This may be of interest to some:

After a loooong time on hold at Apple's tech support, they confirmed that the GeForce 7300 GT is supported for Aperture. The apple.com Aperture spec page does not...
Posted by beancurd, on Aug 8, 2006 at 11:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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