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I agree, but I was curious anyway :-) 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
I agree, but I was curious anyway :-)
Posted by Parasite, on Dec 19, 2007 at 09:08 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Hello again I tricked the installer and got... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
Hello again

I tricked the installer and got Leopard installed on my 466 clamshell, but booting from it was a no-go (it hangs on the grey Apple). I bet it has something to do with Altivec in the...
Posted by Parasite, on Dec 12, 2007 at 04:09 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Hi, there has anyone tried to install... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
Hi, there

has anyone tried to install Leopard yet?

BTW, I have access to a G4 12" PowerBook. What do you exactly want me to check, shifuiman? :)
Posted by Parasite, on Nov 20, 2007 at 03:39 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Yes, it is an OEM Apple burner, precisely the... 87,834 Views / 56 Replies  
Yes, it is an OEM Apple burner, precisely the MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-846 (mounted on a G5 iMac rev. c) and I can't recall any further firmware updates since I bought it. Also I'm using a Verbatim disk...
Posted by Parasite, on Nov 14, 2007 at 03:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Umm, it seems to be a problem... Disk Utility... 87,834 Views / 56 Replies  
Umm, it seems to be a problem... Disk Utility won't let me burn the image, bagend23:

Impossible to burn "Mac OS X Upgrade DVD.dmg". (The device can't calibrate de power level of the laser for this...
Posted by Parasite, on Nov 12, 2007 at 02:27 PM, in Mac OS X
A tiny update here. It worked for me to update... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
A tiny update here. It worked for me to update the OF version to the latest available, so I'm now at 1024x768 with no brightness control, but I'm doing the tweak later.

Thank you again, guys.
Posted by Parasite, on Jun 27, 2007 at 05:29 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I was thinking in doing so when I have enough... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
I was thinking in doing so when I have enough time. Congrats!

BTW, display-family=3 still doesn't work for me... I'm considering upgrading the firmware to the latest version just to see what...
Posted by Parasite, on Jun 24, 2007 at 04:25 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Good point. Although, some things to highlight: ... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
Good point. Although, some things to highlight:

1. I'm using a spanish keyboard, which gets remapped when I start in OF mode, forcing me to use [Shift] to type certain characters in. Might this be...
Posted by Parasite, on Jun 17, 2007 at 07:28 AM, in Hardware Hacking
It didn't work for me, shifuimam :-( ... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
It didn't work for me, shifuimam :-(

(Thanks for replying that fast.)

EDIT: since family 3 is not working for me (don't ask me why) I played with OF's settings and gave family 2 a chance. As...
Posted by Parasite, on Jun 14, 2007 at 06:30 PM, in Hardware Hacking
You are right, it is offset to the left :hmm: ... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
You are right, it is offset to the left :hmm: I realized when I first get a 1024x768 bootscreen... I've been playing around with the scripts OwossoBorn posted, but no luck so far: whenever Mac OS...
Posted by Parasite, on Jun 14, 2007 at 03:12 PM, in Hardware Hacking
OK, I confess it: I could not wait until the... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
OK, I confess it: I could not wait until the weekend ¬°and I didi it this morning! (It is incredible the things we can do just not to study).

So, since I did not tocuh any OpenFirmaware settings...
Posted by Parasite, on Jun 14, 2007 at 11:36 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Hi there, I have been lurking this thread... 96,067 Views / 421 Replies  
Hi there,

I have been lurking this thread for long time now, feeling so excited with what you are accomplishing. I own a graphite clamshel iBook at 466 MHz and FireWire. I'm planning to upgrade it...
Posted by Parasite, on Jun 14, 2007 at 05:48 AM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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