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The processors used in the new Mac Pro is the... 18,876 Views / 321 Replies  
The processors used in the new Mac Pro is the Woodcrest 5150 as you ca see from dell.it under Piccole Aziende -> Workstations
Posted by samslaves, on Aug 8, 2006 at 07:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
EXPENSIVE !?! From an european (ITALY) point... 18,876 Views / 321 Replies  
EXPENSIVE !?!

From an european (ITALY) point of view:

DELL (W-Men)

Dell Precision 690-Two Intel® Xeon® 5150 (2.66GHz,1333,4MB) 750W
Windows® XP Professional autentico, SP2
2GB DDR2 667...
Posted by samslaves, on Aug 7, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
A Fake? 1,100 Views / 18 Replies  
NOT REALLY.

Stop the movie at the partition screen and read:

F: Partition (EFI) [FAT32] 200MB

Then go and read this articles

http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=13965...
Posted by samslaves, on Mar 15, 2006 at 07:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Calling all stations... 312 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm interested in a test on MacIntels (MBP or iMacs):

SOLARIS 10 x86

It support EFI even on multiterabyte disks. Try to format UFS first from Tiger CD then, rebooting, replace the Tiger CD with...
Posted by samslaves, on Feb 23, 2006 at 09:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
--> OS VISTO <-- :lol: 12,276 Views / 59 Replies  
--> OS VISTO <--

:lol:
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 30, 2005 at 01:22 PM, in Mac OS X
MY GOD. Waiting for Tiger 10.4.3. Too buggy. 60,551 Views / 551 Replies  
MY GOD. Waiting for Tiger 10.4.3. Too buggy.
Posted by samslaves, on May 2, 2005 at 06:34 AM, in Mac OS X
java is broken after the update: ... 12,327 Views / 241 Replies  
java is broken after the update:

Segmentation fault

I did a permission repair before the update, obviously...

Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Apr 16, 2005 at 08:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Wintel CPUs vs. PPC970FX Cinebench 2003 benchmark 599 Views / 2 Replies  
Here the results on my dual 970

Cinebench 2003 beta G5 - 1 CPU

...
Pentium 4 530 (3GHz L2 1M) 2 CPU logiche - 89,4 sec
PPC970 (2GHz L2 512Kb) 2 CPU fisiche - 91,6 sec
Athlon 64 3200+...
Posted by samslaves, on Mar 12, 2005 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wintel CPUs vs. PPC970FX Cinebench 2003 benchmark 599 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all,

I wrote the Cinebench 2003 beta G5 results from my rev.A dual G5 2.0Ghz booting in Safe Boot (press SHIFT during boot) to the following site where a Dual Core Athlon 64 was tested among...
Posted by samslaves, on Mar 12, 2005 at 08:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
The happened one is totally ripetibile. Same... 767 Views / 6 Replies  
The happened one is totally ripetibile. Same steps same KPs. Even varying the tested apps, using cinebench for example, to stress the system, if the temp is low (<15C) the system froze. Raising the...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 17, 2004 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Cold room unhappy Mac 767 Views / 6 Replies  
Ok... Dual rev.A G5 2GHz with 2GB BTO RAM.
Installed VPC7. When launched the system had a serious KP.
After a reboot (resetting the PRAM) again VPC7 froze the entire system. Searching internet I...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 15, 2004 at 06:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
If it is not possible (no GUI) write an... 1,022 Views / 13 Replies  
If it is not possible (no GUI) write an AppleScript and, with AppleScript Studio, develop even an interface with fields etc...

Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 13, 2004 at 12:48 PM, in Mac OS X
The document ... 1,022 Views / 13 Replies  
The document

http://www.corsaire.com/white-papers/040622-securing-mac-os-x.pdf

reports how you can do what you asked via Terminal. And there are other security hints for PM HW/OS X. I'm using...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 8, 2004 at 05:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Forget Linux, forget Windows 2003... Yes Windows... 1,824 Views / 27 Replies  
Forget Linux, forget Windows 2003... Yes Windows 2000 AS is very responsive.
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 8, 2004 at 05:10 AM, in Applications
Here: ... 1,022 Views / 13 Replies  
Here:

www.corsaire.com/white-papers/040622-securing-mac-os-x.pdf

Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 7, 2004 at 10:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Installing W2003Server for a direct vmware... 1,824 Views / 27 Replies  
Installing W2003Server for a direct vmware comparision (installed on IBM T41 notebook)...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 7, 2004 at 10:39 AM, in Applications
It is part of a medieval village near my city.... 707 Views / 4 Replies  
It is part of a medieval village near my city. From time to time more pictures will be added: castels, roman ruins, gothic buildings etc... if you are interested bookmark the link ;) the home page...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 7, 2004 at 06:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Linux Suse 9.1 PE is now into the trash. Too... 1,824 Views / 27 Replies  
Linux Suse 9.1 PE is now into the trash. Too slow. I think VPC7 is ultra optimized for Windows. Not bad not bad. OS X do the trick and Yellow Dog Linux 4.0 is out. Now I have to install the dev...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 6, 2004 at 11:56 AM, in Applications
1,824 Views / 27 Replies  
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 6, 2004 at 10:12 AM, in Applications
This is my SHORT review and I'm very excited. ... 1,824 Views / 27 Replies  
This is my SHORT review and I'm very excited.

My system is a dual 2.0 ghz rev.a 2GB ati radeon 9800pro 128MB. Last night i went to install vpc7. the first operating system i installed is w2000as....
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 6, 2004 at 10:08 AM, in Applications
Re: My G5 setup... 224,717 Views / 1,576 Replies  
THE POSTER... THE POSTER WITH THE CUBE!!! DAMN I WANT ONE! I WANT IT!!! Where did you buy it? Pleeaaase...

Do you own a NeXT Cube?!?
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Ok Ok, not a cat but... 1,238 Views / 45 Replies  
Ok Ok, not a cat but...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 03:32 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Better 'segugio italiano' like Spock at... 1,238 Views / 45 Replies  
Better

'segugio italiano'

like Spock at http://homepage.mac.com/samslaves

:)
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 03:29 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Hummm, Apple choosed predators names for its... 1,238 Views / 45 Replies  
Hummm, Apple choosed predators names for its products while M$ a prey. 10.5 should be named 'hunter'...

:)

Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 03:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Alternate reality 377 Views / 3 Replies  
From http://www.winsupersite.com/reviews/longhorn_4051_04_ue.asp

...
Instead, Apple's OS provides just a classic graphical user interface, with no friendly utilities or tools to guide you through...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 09:38 AM, in Mac OS X
help me locate the coreimage demo app 350 Views / 1 Replies  
used at the wwdc to show the potential of coreimage. I MUST show it to a PC nerd here!

Thanx
Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 08:44 AM, in Mac OS X
I confirm. Disconnect and reconnect. 746 Views / 11 Replies  
I confirm. Disconnect and reconnect.
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 07:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Dual G5 2.0 rev.A + 10.3.5 a very very stable system 707 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all,

this are my impressions of a dual G5 2.0Ghz rev.A and OS X 10.3.5. Prior to 10.3.5 (10.2.8 -> 10.3.4) the system had a lot of KP or freezes under some circumstances:

1) expanding large...
Posted by samslaves, on Oct 5, 2004 at 07:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
10.3.5 is out 8,502 Views / 148 Replies  
Hi all,

software update lists the 10.3.5 update:

The 10.3.5 Update delivers enhanced functionality and improved reliability for Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther" and is recommended for all users.

Key...
Posted by samslaves, on Aug 9, 2004 at 05:58 PM, in Mac OS X
I bought four 512MB modules from Crucial in... 1,042 Views / 15 Replies  
I bought four 512MB modules from Crucial in December. When installed along with apple ram (PC3200U - 30330) the system froze if something CPU - Memory intensive (iDVD, cinebench, unpacking a 640MB...
Posted by samslaves, on Jul 5, 2004 at 06:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
rev.B vs rev.A dual 2Ghz bench here please 1,405 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi all,

I'd like to buy a second dual 2Ghz G5 to build a mini-mini-cluster. Currently I'm the owner of a rev.A. rev.A and rev.B both sport the same processors but I don't know anything more; I'm...
Posted by samslaves, on Jul 1, 2004 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rev.A dual 2GHz G5 sleep KP 342 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm happy with my rev.A dual but the sleep problem persist even after the 10.3.4 update. In all OS updates waking from sleep the dual after 1 - 2 hours and doing something "hard" results in a system...
Posted by samslaves, on Jul 1, 2004 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Expect to see liquid on your floor ;) Sam ... 1,272 Views / 22 Replies  
Expect to see liquid on your floor ;)

Sam

Dual 2GHz G5 + 20" Cinema Display
Posted by samslaves, on Jun 9, 2004 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
G5 drive bay overheating posts here! 440 Views / 2 Replies  
It is possible (see www.xlr8yourmac.com and Powermac G5 forum on Apple.com) that Apple placed the drive bay sensor in the wrong place and that the heat mesured by the sensor is 25 degrees less than...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 22, 2003 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Help choosing a 2nd G5 HD 465 Views / 2 Replies  
My Maxtor 250GB OEM died. It is to be replaced by Apple but I want buy another one, a 160GB. Which is better a Seagate (I don't know the G5 OEM model number) or a Maxtor 6Y160MO?

Thanks
Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 17, 2003 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Maxtor 6Y250MO died 657 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes, after three weeks S.M.A.R.T. reported a failure, so I backup all to the external LaCie FW400. The failure appened when using iMovie to export a 90 min. movie to a Quicktime movie. When switching...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 16, 2003 at 06:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
Accessing directories with Safari 422 Views / 1 Replies  
If you have to access folders like /etc or something else that it is not reached by Finder, instead of using the Teminal try typing

//Volumes/<your HD name>/<path>

a Finder window opens in the...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 12, 2003 at 06:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Great. I had to use Terminal to enter the hidden... 580 Views / 4 Replies  
Great. I had to use Terminal to enter the hidden folder .image into the cd then type "open iDVD1.dmg" to start the installer. Now it never crashes on the G5 while the iLife version always froze the...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 12, 2003 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
VAC G5 from IBM setup problems 285 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi all,

I installed Visual Age Compiler beta optimized for G5 (xlc, xlC etc..) following all the instructions. The C and C++ compilers work when compiling a .c code (C) but the C++ compiler do not...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 10, 2003 at 01:41 PM, in Developer Center
List all apps that lockup a G5 here 440 Views / 2 Replies  
Cinebench 2003 beta (10.3.1)
ffmpegX (10.3.1)

Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 10, 2003 at 01:32 PM, in Applications
Re: What apps are bundled with G5+Superdrive? 580 Views / 4 Replies  
I mean: what iApps are included by default? Is iDVD included?

Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 10, 2003 at 09:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
What apps are bundled with G5+Superdrive? 580 Views / 4 Replies  
My G5 came with a 10.2.7 restore and a panther update from 10.2.7 but not the iDVD media; the machine includes a superdrive. Where is iDVD? A solution to iDVD problems is to install iDVD from the...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 10, 2003 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Different kind of crashes 345 Views / 0 Replies  
Using a dual G5 sometimes I had 3 different kind of crashes:

1 - an application simply quits;
2 - an application hung the entire system with devices (keyboard, mouse etc...) totally unresponsive;...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 8, 2003 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
ffmpegx and G5 troubles 421 Views / 0 Replies  
Why the MPEG-4 encoder "ffmpeg" in ffmpegX does not encode under Panther and G5? Someone else with the problem? Does exist a solution?

Thanx
Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 6, 2003 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
Re: Re: FIRST MAC... LAST MAC!!!! G5 1.6ghz worst experience ever!!! 8,913 Views / 73 Replies  
I repeat,

before sending the G5 to repair I called the tech support. After explaining my problems and the solutions I tried they asked me to press the CUDA switch. This solved all my problems.
...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 4, 2003 at 05:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
I had frequent kernel panics and total system... 1,056 Views / 29 Replies  
I had frequent kernel panics and total system lockups. The problem was solved as explained in "G5 crashes, a solution" under the Powermac forum. Some times resetting the PRAM with the well known keys...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 2, 2003 at 08:55 AM, in Mac OS X
The CUDA switch is located under all RAM banks... 701 Views / 4 Replies  
The CUDA switch is located under all RAM banks near a black connector; it a grey tiny button.

Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 2, 2003 at 08:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Do you need it? Go for it! If you are a gamer... 1,264 Views / 17 Replies  
Do you need it? Go for it! If you are a gamer also put a 9800Pro.
Can you wait? Then wait a dual 2.5-3.0GHz system.

As for the display: 20" Cinema Display. If you are lucky (mine was returned due...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 2, 2003 at 08:38 AM, in Mac Desktops
G5 and JBL Creature 2.1 560 Views / 4 Replies  
What is best for a G5 + 20" Cinema Display: grey or white JBL Creature 2.1? Are JBL Creature 2.1 compatible with G5? Why Apple Pro Speakers aren't?

Thanx
Sam
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 2, 2003 at 08:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
The solution I applied was after removing... 701 Views / 4 Replies  
The solution I applied was after removing original ram and inserting two new modules from crucial. The behaviour was the same so wasn't bad ram. It resulted in crappy PRAM settings and pressing the...
Posted by samslaves, on Dec 2, 2003 at 08:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
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