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Good question, huh. I suppose since it applies... 15,422 Views / 44 Replies  
Good question, huh. I suppose since it applies to Apple applications, the Applications forums seems to be a good place to start, doesn't it? If not there, the OS X forum since it affects OS X...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 29, 2008 at 02:55 PM, in Networking
Also.. a note to the mods... Perhaps a sticky at... 15,422 Views / 44 Replies  
Also.. a note to the mods... Perhaps a sticky at the top of this (or another) forum reminding people to verify that all their Apple apps are in their default locations would be helpful?
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 29, 2008 at 01:14 PM, in Networking
:p Congratulations! I can't remember... 15,422 Views / 44 Replies  
:p

Congratulations! I can't remember whether that would have applied to me, but I can't imagine why I, or anyone, would have moved their System Preferences app. Perhaps some people's System...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 29, 2008 at 01:10 PM, in Networking
Mine always dims when I unplug the power cord,... 6,501 Views / 20 Replies  
Mine always dims when I unplug the power cord, regardless of my Energy Saver settings. Very annoying.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 28, 2008 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I'm very happy with my MP purchase. ... 1,024 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks. I'm very happy with my MP purchase.

In regards to your inquiry regarding my "need" for a 30" WS and why I prefer the ACD... let's start with a couple of questions: If I buy any other...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 25, 2008 at 02:24 AM, in Hardware Hacking
just another vote for admin=ok 1,345 Views / 22 Replies  
just another vote for admin=ok
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 23, 2008 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Ha. Well... I'll only be using those drives... 674 Views / 6 Replies  
Ha. Well... I'll only be using those drives occasionally... to, as you recommended, backup my other RAID 0 box.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 22, 2008 at 12:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Went with with 5 Seagates and 5 WDs. The WDs... 674 Views / 6 Replies  
Went with with 5 Seagates and 5 WDs. The WDs were cheaper and more energy efficient, which is a plus since my UPS is nearly strained.

Drive trays are, well, too many screws for me (this coming...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 20, 2008 at 07:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well thanks for all the replies. I splurged... 1,024 Views / 9 Replies  
Well thanks for all the replies.

I splurged and got a new MP.

I was more interested in seeing if there was a way to hookup a more powerful vid card to the mini... but there doesn't seem to be...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 20, 2008 at 07:15 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Yeah, that's the software I downloaded. After... 674 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, that's the software I downloaded. After configuring JBOD and attempting to format the drives individually, I discovered that one of my brand new drives is kaput and needs to be replaced. What...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 20, 2008 at 02:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Recommendation: EDIROL MA-15D Digital Stereo... 1,037 Views / 6 Replies  
Recommendation:

EDIROL MA-15D Digital Stereo Micro Monitor :: Overview (http://www.roland.com/products/en/ma-15d/index.html)

There's usually a good refurb pair of those being sold somewhere on...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 19, 2008 at 08:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Setting up eSATA RAID 674 Views / 6 Replies  
I bought two of these:

Hardware RAID SATA II Port Multiplier 5-Bay Removable Rack QickSwap System Sil4726 (http://www.cooldrives.com/harasaiipomu.html)

...and one of these:

4-Port External...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 19, 2008 at 06:34 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: :rolleyes: You'll be hating those student loans... 1,099 Views / 23 Replies  
:rolleyes:
You'll be hating those student loans in a couple of years when you're itching to upgrade your laptop but have a student loan payment to make...

LOVE my 2.4 17". My first Apple refurb...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 19, 2008 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It made my whole computer crash. Needed a... 1,746 Views / 24 Replies  
It made my whole computer crash. Needed a archive/install.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 18, 2008 at 12:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Gotcha. I'll try that. 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
Gotcha. I'll try that.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 15, 2008 at 02:03 PM, in Networking
I think the biggest shortcoming is not the surge... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
I think the biggest shortcoming is not the surge protector issue, but the hit-or-miss when it comes to your building's wiring. How are you supposed to know if the wiring is "sufficient" or not? By...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 15, 2008 at 10:48 AM, in Networking
OMG- Another "I spilled thus-and-such liquid on... 1,430 Views / 25 Replies  
OMG- Another "I spilled thus-and-such liquid on my laptop!" post!!!!!!!
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 14, 2008 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Auto mount network volumes when joining network? 319 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm just trying to skip a tedious step here...

Is there any way to auto mount network volumes when joining a network?
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 02:09 PM, in Networking
I doubt it. Sometimes they don't work at all... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
I doubt it. Sometimes they don't work at all after immediately being turned on ( i.e. plugged in). Sometimes they don't even get a Powerline "connection" (there is a light on the device that...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 12:46 PM, in Networking
...And the internet already stopped working on... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
...And the internet already stopped working on the MP connected to the Powerline...

Edit: After unplugging and plugging back in again, the next speed test on the Powerline connected to the MP...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 11:59 AM, in Networking
These tests are with my MBP: Airport: -... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
These tests are with my MBP:

Airport:
- 4813 kb/s DL
- 468 kb/s UL

CAT5:
- 4789 kb/s DL
- 476 kb/s UL
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 11:57 AM, in Networking
I sort of have to wait for the internet to... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
I sort of have to wait for the internet to actually work with the PAs in the first place (again, spotty) before I can test it, but I'll keep trying and get back to you.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 11:14 AM, in Networking
Yeah, I know... theory. I wasn't criticizing. ... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
Yeah, I know... theory. I wasn't criticizing. I'm just trying to figure this out and learn more about it.

I'm at a loss as to why VIDEO_TS playback would be flawless in an apartment with 40-year...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 11:07 AM, in Networking
Right, I love those "things"!! I use them to... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
Right, I love those "things"!! I use them to save space on surge protectors. Actually, must compliment the design of the HDX101's, as I haven't had them "block" any outlets but the one into which...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 11:02 AM, in Networking
I now disagree. My curiosity having been... 1,996 Views / 56 Replies  
I now disagree.

My curiosity having been PIQUED, I went ahead an picked up two Netgear HD Powerline kits to test these suckers for myself.

The best way I can describe these things is...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 13, 2008 at 10:43 AM, in Networking
Just got a brand new 2.8. My first Apple tower... 3,531 Views / 37 Replies  
Just got a brand new 2.8. My first Apple tower since a LONG time ago. Love the design.

Love it.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 12, 2008 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Speaker recommendations 310 Views / 0 Replies  
Perhaps a computer-oriented forum isn't the best place to pose this question, but I trust (most) everyone's judgement.

I have a new Mac Pro. It sits in my living room and one of it's functions is...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 08:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
It should do this automatically. Try scrapping... 678 Views / 1 Replies  
It should do this automatically. Try scrapping the pref file? (I think it is the com.apple.finder.plist, but someone with a little more savviness might be able to confirm that.)
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 03:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I know. Which to me means that there... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, I know.

Which to me means that there is no reason for the process to take so flipping long.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 11:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I understand your sentiment and your perspective.... 1,573 Views / 39 Replies  
I understand your sentiment and your perspective. However, I don't think our views are necessarily separated by geography as much as they are by demographics.

Apple sells top-quality machines. ...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 11:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
mduell, with you, everything is like RAID! ;) 21,033 Views / 11 Replies  
mduell, with you, everything is like RAID!

;)
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 11:06 AM, in Networking
I'm surprised this thread is still breathing. I... 1,573 Views / 39 Replies  
I'm surprised this thread is still breathing. I suppose it could go on forever if every person added their anecdotal side story about how their Apple laptop has broken in one way or another.
...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 10:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That's what I figured. I'm with you... somewhat.... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
That's what I figured. I'm with you... somewhat.



I still don't really understand (or buy into) the "myth." I do however notice that every time I run the repair, it "repairs" at least 1...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 10:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you explain this? And this? ... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
Can you explain this?



And this? ("[P]ermissions repair myth"???)

I mean, I do a repair permissions after each software update.

And I noticed it the first time I did a repair permissions...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 01:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Basically the same - about 40GB on each. ... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
Basically the same - about 40GB on each.

Also, I forgot to mention that the PB's HD is 5400 RPM. The MBP is 7200.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 9, 2008 at 01:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Disk permissions repair takes longer on my MBP than on my PBG4- Why? 359 Views / 8 Replies  
Repair disk permissions takes less than 3-4 minutes on the PBG4 1.67 with 80GB HD. It takes 10-15 minutes on the MBP 2.4 with 150 GB HD. Both computers are running 10.5.2 and it has been this way...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 8, 2008 at 10:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've read that the benchmarks on the 2.6 are't... 867 Views / 15 Replies  
I've read that the benchmarks on the 2.6 are't that much better than the 2.4.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 8, 2008 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Agreed. However, when this problem does occur,... 668 Views / 8 Replies  
Agreed. However, when this problem does occur, it is REALLY FRUSTRATING, especially since one would presume its easily fixed by Apple.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 8, 2008 at 10:18 PM, in Networking
I find that the two advantages to sticking with... 545 Views / 3 Replies  
I find that the two advantages to sticking with the Apple routers are:

a) Ease of setup through Airport Utility (which, in reality, is subjective)

2) The ability to link the router, no matter...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 8, 2008 at 01:21 PM, in Networking
Calenulma, Here... 668 Views / 8 Replies  
Calenulma,

Here (http://forums.macnn.com/92/networking/363970/leopard-will-no-longer-remember-wireless/) you will find a (long) thread of a similar issue that I, as well as others, have...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 8, 2008 at 12:47 PM, in Networking
The simple answer to the title of your thread is:... 21,033 Views / 11 Replies  
The simple answer to the title of your thread is: Go with the option to extend the network over WDS.

This is what Apple recommends.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:10 AM, in Networking
When you say this, are you experiencing wireless... 508 Views / 3 Replies  
When you say this, are you experiencing wireless connection issues, or is the device just being ornery?
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 6, 2008 at 06:54 PM, in Networking
I have yet to run into a non-Apple Wireless... 434 Views / 3 Replies  
I have yet to run into a non-Apple Wireless router that makes this easy - or even possible.

So, yes, that's basically what it means.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 6, 2008 at 06:52 PM, in Networking
30" Cinema Mounting Options? 377 Views / 1 Replies  
I would like to mount my 30" Cinema to a wall in my living room. I would like it to be on an arm to have a wide range of viewing angle options.

Are there any better/cheaper alternatives to the...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 6, 2008 at 06:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ahh yes, I've experienced this "shortcoming" of... 2,403 Views / 4 Replies  
Ahh yes, I've experienced this "shortcoming" of Time Machine as well.

I'd like to take this opportunity to recommend a great piece of third-party software: SuperDuper! In the event that your...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 6, 2008 at 12:28 PM, in Networking
Problem resolved! :D (Not without a heap of... 15,422 Views / 44 Replies  
Problem resolved! :D

(Not without a heap of trouble, though.) :rolleyes: :hmm:

As noted above, the first clean install on my wife's PB did not fix the problem.

What is weird is that the...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 5, 2008 at 01:00 AM, in Networking
I just did a clean install on my wife's Powerbook... 15,422 Views / 44 Replies  
I just did a clean install on my wife's Powerbook G4. Problem persists.

The problem occurs, by the way, whether my network is created by my TC or AE.
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 3, 2008 at 09:41 PM, in Networking
I'm just keeping anyone and everyone posted that... 15,422 Views / 44 Replies  
I'm just keeping anyone and everyone posted that Apple has gotten back to me a couple of times. I will be speaking to them tomorrow.

They want me to take the following 3rd-party software off of...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 3, 2008 at 06:17 PM, in Networking
Yes and yes. (That's a yes for me and a yes... 7,585 Views / 43 Replies  
Yes and yes.

(That's a yes for me and a yes for my wife, who doesn't know she's getting a new MBP 17" soon since I love mine so much.)
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 3, 2008 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS: Powerbook G4 15" 286 Views / 0 Replies  
My eBay listing. Accepting reasonable price offers through this forum and if I accept, will cancel the eBay listing. PM me.

Powerbook G4 15" 1.67 GHz 1.5 GB RAM - eBay (item 220220251789 end...
Posted by tridentinecanon, on Apr 3, 2008 at 02:52 PM, in Marketplace
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