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Following the logic of using ADB internal... 449 Views / 7 Replies  
Following the logic of using ADB internal keyboards on PowerBooks, It probably hs to do with keeping USB free and open for other peripheral devices. It might also be a driver issue or a startup...
Posted by jeromep, on Jul 5, 2002 at 01:14 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
bluedog's advice is much better than mine, but... 369 Views / 2 Replies  
bluedog's advice is much better than mine, but I'm going to take a different angle.

the Linux and Unix administrators that I work around have typically disuaded anyone from putting Yellowdog or...
Posted by jeromep, on Jul 5, 2002 at 01:07 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Motorola processors do not respond well to... 368 Views / 1 Replies  
Motorola processors do not respond well to consumer level hacking. In fact, one of the easiest ways of killing a Mac is playing around with its clock speed.

If you want a dramatic speed...
Posted by jeromep, on Jul 5, 2002 at 01:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
5000 and 6000 systems love 8.6 as an OS. They... 391 Views / 16 Replies  
5000 and 6000 systems love 8.6 as an OS. They shouldn't have a problem with 9.1 or anything reasonably modern.

I think the problem you are having with your modem is close to the problem I had...
Posted by jeromep, on Jun 19, 2002 at 06:06 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You had better check the AppleSpec database on... 375 Views / 2 Replies  
You had better check the AppleSpec database on the Apple support site.
Posted by jeromep, on May 29, 2002 at 02:09 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
When was the last time the PRAM was zapped or the... 356 Views / 4 Replies  
When was the last time the PRAM was zapped or the PRAM battery replaced. Either of those might case this soft-power issue. It is also not uncommon that a highly customized OS install might cause...
Posted by jeromep, on May 29, 2002 at 02:07 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It was a fairly well publicized issue with some... 434 Views / 7 Replies  
It was a fairly well publicized issue with some PowerMacs with onboard ethernet that the networking would not appear to be configureable unless the networking components saw a hot network connection...
Posted by jeromep, on May 22, 2002 at 02:46 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If I'm not mistaken, cx and ci do not have... 422 Views / 7 Replies  
If I'm not mistaken, cx and ci do not have soldered batteries. Or at least the ci doesn't.
Posted by jeromep, on May 21, 2002 at 06:16 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
How old are these floppies? Age and being stored... 496 Views / 4 Replies  
How old are these floppies? Age and being stored for a great deal of time may have some effect here.
Posted by jeromep, on May 21, 2002 at 06:13 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Have you used these floppys in a drive in another... 496 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you used these floppys in a drive in another computer at any point in time in the past?

If so, it might be possible that the corrpution is really a floppy drive with heads that were out of...
Posted by jeromep, on May 20, 2002 at 12:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
This may be the stupidist suggestion I have ever... 354 Views / 4 Replies  
This may be the stupidist suggestion I have ever made.

Assuming that the drive motors aren't burnt out, make sure that the interface door on the back of the computer is open. If it isn't it will...
Posted by jeromep, on May 20, 2002 at 12:27 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Rather than look at another thread, just go to... 422 Views / 7 Replies  
Rather than look at another thread, just go to Radio Shack and pick up a 1/2 AA battery. It should be labeled as a computer battery. Better yet take out the battery you have and show it to them to...
Posted by jeromep, on May 19, 2002 at 03:56 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The onboard video on the Quadra 700 isn't too... 505 Views / 1 Replies  
The onboard video on the Quadra 700 isn't too bad. Upgrading the VRAM will give you some color depth on larger monitors. As for NuBus video cards, many were made some were great, others were...
Posted by jeromep, on May 19, 2002 at 03:36 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have to disagree with the most previous post. ... 438 Views / 4 Replies  
I have to disagree with the most previous post. Drive Setup will not format just any drive. You can resedit drive setup so that it will not check for the ROM on the drive to verify if it is an...
Posted by jeromep, on May 18, 2002 at 05:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I had to pull this one out of the old posts. ... 434 Views / 7 Replies  
I had to pull this one out of the old posts.

The problem you are having with your ethernet card is driver related. It has nothing to do with Apple's networking extensions. Apple does not design...
Posted by jeromep, on May 18, 2002 at 04:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I'll admit that i'm a bit rusty with my knowledge... 438 Views / 4 Replies  
I'll admit that i'm a bit rusty with my knowledge of 9500 innards, but don't they have onboard scsi? If so, I'm sure it will be 50-pin and if your scsi drives aren't 50-pin themselves you'll need to...
Posted by jeromep, on May 15, 2002 at 07:52 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
That is not a SCSI port!!! Look closely, the... 410 Views / 4 Replies  
That is not a SCSI port!!! Look closely, the connector is Centronics, but it is much smaller than SCSI Centronics (50pin) The last printer that I was aware of that used SCSI for data transmission...
Posted by jeromep, on May 13, 2002 at 05:56 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You should absolutly go CommSlot for your... 437 Views / 5 Replies  
You should absolutly go CommSlot for your Ethernet card. It will work correctly out of the box, end of story. Possibly the need for drivers, but if you are running 7.6 or a little higher the OS...
Posted by jeromep, on May 13, 2002 at 05:49 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I would be inclined to believe that the power... 414 Views / 4 Replies  
I would be inclined to believe that the power supply is the most likley problem. Go get any ATX supply and you should be in business.

If it is the processor fan, I wouldn't recommend that you...
Posted by jeromep, on May 12, 2002 at 06:39 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sounds to me like your question is simple. "Is... 481 Views / 5 Replies  
Sounds to me like your question is simple. "Is Appletalk somehow supported on NetBSD because I want to do native Appletalk filesharing?" The answer is no and yes.

No, I don't believe that any...
Posted by jeromep, on May 12, 2002 at 06:36 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Don't be surprised about Drive Setup not working... 412 Views / 6 Replies  
Don't be surprised about Drive Setup not working with your drive. Your drive is not OEM Apple, so drive setup will not do a thing with it. You must use a third party utility with a third party...
Posted by jeromep, on May 12, 2002 at 06:26 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Let's put it this way. If the system sounds are... 348 Views / 2 Replies  
Let's put it this way. If the system sounds are working, and a music CD plays, then the next step is to install the software you are really going to use and see if it works.

Games are not a good...
Posted by jeromep, on May 12, 2002 at 06:15 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Yes, you must remove the internal modem from the... 523 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes, you must remove the internal modem from the Performa. End of story.

CommSlot and CommSlot II modem cards actually deactivate the modem serial port. As such the port is plugged at the...
Posted by jeromep, on May 12, 2002 at 06:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The video out board you are looking will probably... 316 Views / 6 Replies  
The video out board you are looking will probably use the old Apple DB-15 connector, different from normal PC video which is an HDB-15 connector. Unless the projector has a spot for classic Mac...
Posted by jeromep, on Mar 7, 2002 at 04:47 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I sympathize. It is my feeling that your... 432 Views / 5 Replies  
I sympathize.

It is my feeling that your floppy drive is dead. Misaligned is about as good as dead becasue you still have to go get a new floppy drive anyway. I mean, this is a 90% confident...
Posted by jeromep, on Mar 7, 2002 at 04:41 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
7.5.3 is available, along with the 7.5.5 update. ... 373 Views / 6 Replies  
7.5.3 is available, along with the 7.5.5 update. I would seriously looki into acquiring a copy of 7.6.1 from ebay or another source. 7.6 would do and then download the 7.6.1 update from Apple.

I...
Posted by jeromep, on Mar 1, 2002 at 04:53 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have a Performa Plus monitor on a Performa 600.... 495 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a Performa Plus monitor on a Performa 600. The monitor is fixed resolution, much like the 14" Apple Trinitron, but not nearly the quality. Small sized monitors from the early 90s or even...
Posted by jeromep, on Mar 1, 2002 at 04:48 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Why can't you just use straight up AppleTalk? OS... 423 Views / 12 Replies  
Why can't you just use straight up AppleTalk? OS 10 supports it and that would simplify all of your problems.

Also, the newest version of the AppleShare client has the ability to input an IP. ...
Posted by jeromep, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:40 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Lots of clones were based off from standard ATX... 365 Views / 2 Replies  
Lots of clones were based off from standard ATX cases, and the Apple authorized montherboard used in clones used standard ATX power supply connections. Theoretically, you should be able to purchase...
Posted by jeromep, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Sounds to me like you have a 14" fixed... 495 Views / 8 Replies  
Sounds to me like you have a 14" fixed resolution. If it has a flat but bowed glass, then you have a Trinitron 14". If so, then you actually have a very good monitor. The reality is that there was...
Posted by jeromep, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I hope I don't end up talking out of the wrong... 485 Views / 4 Replies  
I hope I don't end up talking out of the wrong side of my body, but this is what I currently know.

Drive Setup will only format drives which it recognizes as Apple OEM hard drives.

Since you...
Posted by jeromep, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:03 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, yes, it can be done. But it requires a... 365 Views / 1 Replies  
Well, yes, it can be done. But it requires a software investment.

Since it is a PowerMac AppleShare IP 6 or 5 are not out of the question. I preffer 6. I seriously suggest looking around on...
Posted by jeromep, on Feb 23, 2002 at 06:09 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Well, not really a special video cable, but a... 403 Views / 6 Replies  
Well, not really a special video cable, but a cable that was a Y of sorts, and responded in some way to a command key sequence to switch between your Mac on the monitor and the PC. Unfortunatly,...
Posted by jeromep, on Feb 2, 2002 at 03:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Where did you get you cache from? Cache is... 376 Views / 11 Replies  
Where did you get you cache from? Cache is fairly specific to the model of Mac and is not interchangeable accross generations (8100 to 8600 for example). If the machine isn't booting when the cache...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 31, 2002 at 04:26 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I couldn't help but notice you saying that you... 508 Views / 19 Replies  
I couldn't help but notice you saying that you had an adb port with a modem icon on it. That port is a serial port, along with the one that has a printer next to it. You'll also notice a different...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 30, 2002 at 07:12 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If you actively update the carbon libraries from... 251 Views / 1 Replies  
If you actively update the carbon libraries from Apple, usually thought the software update control panel, most carbon apps will work fine for you, so long as you have processing power on your side....
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 5, 2002 at 08:42 PM, in Applications
One other thing, check with Sonnett Systems (sp?)... 527 Views / 10 Replies  
One other thing, check with Sonnett Systems (sp?) for upgrades to your system.
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 5, 2002 at 08:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
First rule of Mac computing, especially with... 527 Views / 10 Replies  
First rule of Mac computing, especially with known good and solid systems; never ever overclock the processor. It usually leads down a road of pain and suffering for those that choose to do that. ...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 5, 2002 at 08:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
It is ICQ, they have 6 year olds using it. What... 312 Views / 11 Replies  
It is ICQ, they have 6 year olds using it. What did you expect.

The real change is it is a carbon app, that of course leads it to work on both 9 and 10. I think that may be part of the issue...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 5, 2002 at 05:05 AM, in Applications
Hmm, I've posted this advice twice today. Don't... 314 Views / 7 Replies  
Hmm, I've posted this advice twice today. Don't even bother trying to get juice out of the old battery. Just go out and get a new one. I bet your monitor will return to normal shortly after you...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 5, 2002 at 04:57 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Not to pipe in when a topic is solved... But... 364 Views / 7 Replies  
Not to pipe in when a topic is solved...

But once again, wierd acting Macs are often, not always, but often acting that way because of a dead PRAM battery. There is no recipe or consistant way...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 5, 2002 at 04:55 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Instead of purchasing a new printer, get an older... 464 Views / 6 Replies  
Instead of purchasing a new printer, get an older laserwriter that has ethernet on it and then use an ethernet solution. Or rather, spend the money and get a small laser printer that has ethernet...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 5, 2002 at 04:51 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Has anyone ever thought of checking on ebay. ... 421 Views / 7 Replies  
Has anyone ever thought of checking on ebay. There are plenty of folks that have wrapped versions of 8.5, some of them with an automatic install of 8.6 bumping around.
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 3, 2002 at 01:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
8.6 was only posted as an update to 8.5. Many... 397 Views / 14 Replies  
8.6 was only posted as an update to 8.5. Many later retail boxes of 8.5 came with the 8.6 update, and that update installed with 8.5. Apple still considers 8.6 a revenue bearing OS version,...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 2, 2002 at 07:41 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
There has been an ongoing rhumor that Qualcomm is... 234 Views / 1 Replies  
There has been an ongoing rhumor that Qualcomm is not going to complete development of Eudora for 10. Unfortunatly, this is a very foolish decision, should it be true, considering how easy it is to...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 1, 2002 at 04:25 AM, in Applications
You might want to try a totally fresh battery,... 376 Views / 1 Replies  
You might want to try a totally fresh battery, but beyond that I wasn't aware taht 6360s would easily accept the motherboard from a very different case. I am aware that the basic connections to the...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 1, 2002 at 04:10 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
No, Apple was not that advanced then. If you... 414 Views / 3 Replies  
No, Apple was not that advanced then. If you have a cooling fan on a 603, then it was on all of the time and was not managed by temperature. You might be able to swap the cooling fan for a heat...
Posted by jeromep, on Jan 1, 2002 at 04:07 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Without knowing more about your system this will... 231 Views / 1 Replies  
Without knowing more about your system this will remain a mystery.

Of course, we'll start someplace. What is your OS version? What model of machine are you using? How much ram? Are you dialing...
Posted by jeromep, on Dec 31, 2001 at 04:27 AM, in Applications
On ocasion, older CR-ROMs will not read home... 462 Views / 4 Replies  
On ocasion, older CR-ROMs will not read home burnt disks correctly. So, my guess is that you probably will have to purchase a newer drive.

Jerome
Posted by jeromep, on Dec 28, 2001 at 09:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I preffer to call it OS 10, and that is the... 427 Views / 4 Replies  
I preffer to call it OS 10, and that is the official Apple line. X is starting to sound hokey. X means experimental. It is no longer experimental.
Posted by jeromep, on Dec 27, 2001 at 02:39 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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