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Slipstreaming isn't really the problem - In fact... 4,038 Views / 5 Replies  
Slipstreaming isn't really the problem - In fact it is pretty easy.
In a nutshell, you download the service pack file and on a real windows box you just execute the file and it updates the current...
Posted by v8q, on Feb 21, 2008 at 10:20 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
make that "slipstreamed sp3" 2,813 Views / 14 Replies  
make that "slipstreamed sp3"
Posted by v8q, on Feb 20, 2008 at 11:26 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I was right! Installing and updating from a... 2,813 Views / 14 Replies  
I was right!

Installing and updating from a MBR partition works fine. It does have something to do with the GUID and M$'s inability to "innovate" past circa 1980 DOS disk partition schemes.

...
Posted by v8q, on Feb 20, 2008 at 11:25 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I am having the same exact error trying to... 2,813 Views / 14 Replies  
I am having the same exact error trying to install sp2. I have 60 gigs available, and bill(gates) says I need 4 meg more. Quite frustrating - but this is why there are so many windows repair shops in...
Posted by v8q, on Feb 18, 2008 at 10:41 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I am having the same problem! I get it when... 4,038 Views / 5 Replies  
I am having the same problem!

I get it when trying to install sp2 using a real pc too. I don't think the problem has anything to do with boot camp or apple hardware. This is pure M$ bullbush all...
Posted by v8q, on Feb 18, 2008 at 10:32 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This is really a pretty fun project - just hard... 510 Views / 2 Replies  
This is really a pretty fun project - just hard because of the antiqueness of all the parts involved. Anyway, I have seen Carbon code samples that use the Appearence manager, and OS X code samples,...
Posted by v8q, on Mar 16, 2005 at 02:20 PM, in Developer Center
I am using CodeWarrior 4 (old stuff) on OS9 and... 3,475 Views / 17 Replies  
I am using CodeWarrior 4 (old stuff) on OS9 and it works fine. I think you could download Apples MPW Workshop and use that assembler too, and it is free. It should also run just fine under Classic.
Posted by v8q, on Mar 16, 2005 at 12:08 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: new to programming 1,138 Views / 24 Replies  
I have to agree here - Pascal or Modula2 is a great place to start, but it will be nearly impossable because most schools seem to have moved to Java.
Next to Pascal, I would start with C. It is not...
Posted by v8q, on Mar 16, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in Developer Center
OS 7.55 code for "clock control" 510 Views / 2 Replies  
OK - before you all think I am nuts, here is the deal:
(sorry if this seems a little long, I just want to answer all the usual "why are you doing it this way" questions up front)

1. I am not a...
Posted by v8q, on Mar 16, 2005 at 11:43 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: how to split dual layer DVDs in half 690 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply.
There was nothing applicable in the last 30 days so I thought I would just ask.

I also found http://forums.afterdawn.com/ which seems to have all the answers.
Posted by v8q, on Jun 11, 2004 at 02:04 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
how to split dual layer DVDs in half 690 Views / 2 Replies  
First off lets be clear that I own the DVDs in question here.
My primary purpose for copying MY DVDs is simply because I have young kids (and a wife for that matter :-) who simply can not take care...
Posted by v8q, on Jun 11, 2004 at 11:33 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
install disks for a 8500 758 Views / 1 Replies  
Does anyone out there in mac land know if/where I can find the original disks that came with an 8500? Specifically I want the video tools. I think there were made by Strata but I can not find them...
Posted by v8q, on May 6, 2004 at 07:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Re: Playing video segments concurrently 381 Views / 1 Replies  
I would love to make a PVR as well - but your needs sound like mine. I just use a Tivo (series 1). The kids can run it easily and it is no muss no fuss.
Posted by v8q, on Jan 14, 2004 at 02:17 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: cannot download developer tools 453 Views / 3 Replies  
I had the same problem a while back getting the whole download over a dialup line. If you do not fear the command line, try the "reget" option for ftp. It worked for me. Only problem was figuring out...
Posted by v8q, on Jan 14, 2004 at 02:09 PM, in Developer Center
Don't confuse this with actual knowledge but... ... 3,022 Views / 4 Replies  
Don't confuse this with actual knowledge but...

to burn to a CD you would really be making a "SVCD". A DVD player would expect to see the SVCD format - not DVD - if you insert a CD. (enough...
Posted by v8q, on Jan 3, 2003 at 10:33 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
You may want to look at ExtractStream instead of... 1,265 Views / 13 Replies  
You may want to look at ExtractStream instead of tytool.
As far as I can tell, it works equally as good/bad but at least you do not need a pc to use it.
If you really want to dig into this, you...
Posted by v8q, on Jan 2, 2003 at 07:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks!! 1,265 Views / 13 Replies  
Thanks!!
Posted by v8q, on Dec 16, 2002 at 06:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: what am I doing wrong with ffmpegX? 804 Views / 7 Replies  
Not sure if you got this fixed - but the error seems to be that your source is bigger than 1 CD - so it wants to split the output file in two. Put a %d in your file name and see if it works.
Posted by v8q, on Dec 16, 2002 at 06:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Can you post the source code for zss? I have... 1,265 Views / 13 Replies  
Can you post the source code for zss?
I have not heard of that one. I have been using extractstream so far.
I also found that re-encoding the audio (I have a SA tivo) seems to work OK with:
...
Posted by v8q, on Dec 9, 2002 at 10:58 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I have used extractstream on my sony svr2000. You... 1,265 Views / 13 Replies  
I have used extractstream on my sony svr2000. You will probably want to get tivoweb too. It has an extractstream module. The rules are a little different for you (direct tivo) but if you spend some...
Posted by v8q, on Dec 2, 2002 at 06:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: OS.X.2, BT848/BT878 - beta testers wanted 1,108 Views / 1 Replies  
Cool!

How loud do I have to beg to get this for the older ppc8500 class machines?
There is a driver for the video-in parts for linux but I have not yet found one for OSX.
Posted by v8q, on Nov 4, 2002 at 01:14 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: D Video and a 9600/300 468 Views / 4 Replies  
At first it went great. Then the machine started to work kind of wierd - I can not even explain it. It never crashed - just did bizzare stuff. I tried to re-install 10.0 then 10.1 and it would bomb...
Posted by v8q, on Nov 1, 2002 at 01:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: D Video and a 9600/300 468 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't think you will get DV through USB, but I have a firewire/usb combo card in my 8500 and it works pretty good.
I also have a G4 CPU and big ata disk drives (sonnet tempo controller card)- you...
Posted by v8q, on Oct 29, 2002 at 02:42 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I think you are mostly right. You need to be a... 869 Views / 14 Replies  
I think you are mostly right. You need to be a pretty big cheapskate to spend all that time just to save $13. You do get the regular scheduled tivo software releases though just by letting the...
Posted by v8q, on Oct 21, 2002 at 11:39 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
that was not an option for me when I sterted this... 869 Views / 14 Replies  
that was not an option for me when I sterted this whole thing.
If the eyetv did mpeg2 I would most likely have one by now. I am hoping thet future models will let you do mpeg1/2 with selectable...
Posted by v8q, on Oct 18, 2002 at 04:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I can not speak for the current model - the... 869 Views / 14 Replies  
I can not speak for the current model - the series 2, but the older series 1 will do that right out of the box - as long as it originally came with software version 1.3. There are ways to tell via...
Posted by v8q, on Oct 18, 2002 at 11:14 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
It is really too bad they look at it that way. As... 869 Views / 14 Replies  
It is really too bad they look at it that way. As I understand the law, since the tivo is analog in - just like a VCR - there is no reason to prevent extraction. It is no different than hooking up a...
Posted by v8q, on Oct 17, 2002 at 11:56 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Nice to find a tivo hacker in these parts. It is... 869 Views / 14 Replies  
Nice to find a tivo hacker in these parts. It is mostly a sport for the wintel crowd. Have you tried to do the mpeg extraction?
Posted by v8q, on Oct 16, 2002 at 05:25 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Non-Subscription PVR??? 869 Views / 14 Replies  
I use my old series 1 tivo as a manual recorder with no problems. The tivo service is great - but not worth the money to me. A person can only support so many "by the month" services. I really wish...
Posted by v8q, on Oct 16, 2002 at 12:19 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You may try using the "missing mpeg tools" suite.... 654 Views / 5 Replies  
You may try using the "missing mpeg tools" suite. (OS X only)
Start looking here:
http://www.biermann.org/philipp
http://osx.hyperjeff.net/Apps

This is all freeware - and you get what you pay...
Posted by v8q, on Oct 16, 2002 at 11:48 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Take a look at this. I have not tried it but it... 509 Views / 2 Replies  
Take a look at this. I have not tried it but it looks like what you want.
http://www.biermann.org/philipp/mpegcut
Posted by v8q, on Sep 6, 2002 at 06:58 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: How can I edit MPEG2 files? 643 Views / 4 Replies  
This looks pretty cool. Now, does anybody know of a good fast shareware MPEG2 encoder for OSX? (or ppc linux?)
I have toast, but it only does VCD and I want to do different bitrates - or more...
Posted by v8q, on Sep 3, 2002 at 05:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
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Posted by v8q, on Jul 2, 2002 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
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Posted by v8q, on Jun 25, 2002 at 06:49 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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Posted by v8q, on Jun 12, 2002 at 11:28 AM, in Mac OS X
some choices: overloaded power supply over... 600 Views / 2 Replies  
some choices:

overloaded power supply
over heated power supply
dead power supply (see items 1 and 2)

There is some circuitry on the motherboard that actually controls turning on the computer...
Posted by v8q, on Jun 6, 2002 at 06:11 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sometimes the voodoo approach works. My 8500... 312 Views / 2 Replies  
Sometimes the voodoo approach works.

My 8500 had a similar problem installing OSX. OS9 worked fine.
I finally removed the two newest 128meg memory modules and now it works fine.
I have not...
Posted by v8q, on Jun 6, 2002 at 06:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Actually there are a lot of individual specs that... 431 Views / 5 Replies  
Actually there are a lot of individual specs that fall under "pc100".
There are physical specs and latency specs for example. Any ram you buy first off must fit in the slot and must meet the minimum...
Posted by v8q, on May 30, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think you can use a firewire drive to... 546 Views / 6 Replies  
I don't think you can use a firewire drive to boot os9 or osx.
Your firmware will not see the drive. You will probably have to boot from scsi to a minimal os9 and then to osx via bootx, or some...
Posted by v8q, on May 30, 2002 at 03:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't think you can use a firewire drive to... 413 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't think you can use a firewire drive to boot os9 or osx.
Your firmware will not see the drive. You will probably have to boot from scsi to a minimal os9 and then to osx via bootx, or some...
Posted by v8q, on May 30, 2002 at 03:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
As far as I know, any card that uses a OHCI... 589 Views / 4 Replies  
As far as I know, any card that uses a OHCI compliant chip set will work.
I got a generic combo board from comp-usa (with their brand name on it) and it works fine in my 8500. It said windows only...
Posted by v8q, on May 21, 2002 at 09:59 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I don't really understand where you are stuck.... 589 Views / 4 Replies  
I don't really understand where you are stuck. Bare minimum you need:
working CD, disk drive and of course CPU/memory, keyboard, etc.

Get it to power up and boot from an install CD. Piece-o-cake....
Posted by v8q, on May 13, 2002 at 06:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The Sonnet Tempo works great for me. You can... 567 Views / 1 Replies  
The Sonnet Tempo works great for me. You can connect hard drives or CDs to it.
Posted by v8q, on May 13, 2002 at 06:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I think you can copy all the disk install images... 614 Views / 7 Replies  
I think you can copy all the disk install images from the install CDs to hard disk, and use disk copy to make a big disk image - from which you can just copy out the system folder and any other bits...
Posted by v8q, on May 10, 2002 at 03:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have an 8500 with: Sonnet G4/400 256 meg... 1,349 Views / 40 Replies  
I have an 8500 with:
Sonnet G4/400
256 meg ram
USB/Firewire combo card
Sonnet IDE card
Sun fixed frequency 21 inch monitor ($100)


It runs OSX, OS9 and yellowdog linux just fine.
I would...
Posted by v8q, on May 10, 2002 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
I ocassionally fire up my trusty old SE/30. It... 1,803 Views / 55 Replies  
I ocassionally fire up my trusty old SE/30. It has the Micron Exceed video card which allows me to have dual (not mirrored) monitors and still suprises me at how usefull it can be.
Posted by v8q, on May 10, 2002 at 11:34 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I will start with a contridiction and say that OS... 873 Views / 29 Replies  
I will start with a contridiction and say that OS 10.1.3 runs just fine for my needs on a ppc8500/G4 400/512 meg ram.
I am quite pleased with the results. it runs OSX much better than my i-mac...
Posted by v8q, on May 10, 2002 at 11:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
getting cranky 299 Views / 0 Replies  
OK - this may not be the best forum for this but here goes:

first off my machine is a PPC8500 with a Sonnet G4/400 and 512M ram.
ALso has Sonnet IDE card with a 10G and 20G drives and CD/RW,
10G...
Posted by v8q, on May 9, 2002 at 07:17 PM, in Developer Center
I have never heard talk of this for OSX - but... 639 Views / 10 Replies  
I have never heard talk of this for OSX - but under linux you can use cdrecord and mkisofs. They are command line apps - and a little hard to get used to but once you do they work great.

You might...
Posted by v8q, on Apr 25, 2002 at 11:49 AM, in Applications
most camcorder for the least $$ 614 Views / 12 Replies  
I am a DV newbie and want a camcorder. I am looking at the Canon ZR series (probably a zr25 or zr45) or a Sony miniDV - probably the TRV17.
I am leaning toward the Canon just because I don't like...
Posted by v8q, on Apr 23, 2002 at 10:59 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
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