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It seems that the combination of switching to... 901 Views / 13 Replies  
It seems that the combination of switching to Camino and upgrading the router has helped.
Posted by discstickers, on Apr 12, 2006 at 11:51 PM, in macOS
Updates: a) It goes away when I quit and... 901 Views / 13 Replies  
Updates:

a) It goes away when I quit and restart Safari. Other browsers are affected, but again, quiting and restarting fix it
b) I installed 10.4 on my spare hard drive and the problem showed up...
Posted by discstickers, on Apr 12, 2006 at 12:41 AM, in macOS
It looks like it may just be a Safari thing.... 901 Views / 13 Replies  
It looks like it may just be a Safari thing. During the most recent hangup, mtr show absolutely no packet loss to both news.google.com and apple.com, both of which were hung in Safari. I opened up...
Posted by discstickers, on Feb 7, 2006 at 02:08 AM, in macOS
2.5 GB The weirdest part is the connections... 901 Views / 13 Replies  
2.5 GB

The weirdest part is the connections hanging to localhost. I've never seen that before.
Posted by discstickers, on Feb 5, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in macOS
Network connection freezes for a few minutes then comes back 901 Views / 13 Replies  
Every so often, when I'm just browsing around, my network connection just hangs. I know it's not my external connection, because even connections to localhost don't work. This is on a G5 with 10.4.4...
Posted by discstickers, on Feb 5, 2006 at 12:05 AM, in macOS
My 2.0DP with a 6800 showed almost a 2x speedup... 14,330 Views / 50 Replies  
My 2.0DP with a 6800 showed almost a 2x speedup in XBench drawing tests.
Posted by discstickers, on May 9, 2005 at 11:46 AM, in macOS
I gotta do that too. What's the number?... 761 Views / 5 Replies  
I gotta do that too. What's the number? 1800SOSAPPL?
Posted by discstickers, on Dec 17, 2004 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm using the Airport card in my G5 to act as a... 477 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm using the Airport card in my G5 to act as a base station. As far as I can tell, the settings under System Preferences -> Sharing -> Internet Sharing don't allow the SSID to not broadcast.
Posted by discstickers, on Dec 9, 2004 at 02:41 AM, in Networking
Not broadcasting SSIDs 477 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there a way to make Internet Sharing not broadcast the SSID of the newly-created wireless network?
Posted by discstickers, on Dec 8, 2004 at 11:54 AM, in Networking
Probably. A 1GB "kit" would be 2x512MB 776 Views / 4 Replies  
Probably. A 1GB "kit" would be 2x512MB
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 21, 2004 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: well well, it's about time 1,074 Views / 17 Replies  
I called an complained, and they upped it to overnite. Then when it shipped, it actually went out ground. :mad:

So I called and complained again and I got a $50 credit to the Apple Store, so it...
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 21, 2004 at 02:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
You'd probably have to hack into the video... 1,241 Views / 22 Replies  
You'd probably have to hack into the video driver, but it's probably possible from a technology standpoint.
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 15, 2004 at 11:53 AM, in Mac Desktops
That's a common misconception. There's still only... 1,241 Views / 22 Replies  
That's a common misconception. There's still only 2 DVI ports on the card, but each port can carry 2 DVI signals. This is necessary to drive the 30", because there's not enough bandwidth to drive it...
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 14, 2004 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
I like dual displays because it allows be to have... 1,241 Views / 22 Replies  
I like dual displays because it allows be to have websites/work on one and AIM, email and calendar on the other.
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 14, 2004 at 11:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yup, just fine. I was OK with it because of the... 1,114 Views / 15 Replies  
Yup, just fine. I was OK with it because of the lifetime warranty.
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 13, 2004 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got a gig of RAM from Macsolutions for 170... 1,114 Views / 15 Replies  
I got a gig of RAM from Macsolutions for 170...
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 13, 2004 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: It shipped 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
wow finally. :D Is this the first shipment of a 6800?

Mine's supposed to ship 10/15...
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 6, 2004 at 09:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Or 16GB with 2GB sticks :cool: 1,708 Views / 17 Replies  
Or 16GB with 2GB sticks :cool:
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 5, 2004 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Same here. Even with AppleCare, it'll probably... 1,210 Views / 12 Replies  
Same here. Even with AppleCare, it'll probably not break for a couple of years. I went with a 2.0.
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 5, 2004 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
What will you be using the machine for? What... 1,136 Views / 9 Replies  
What will you be using the machine for?

What are you expectations for upgrading?
Posted by discstickers, on Oct 5, 2004 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
It'll probably ship much sooner. 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
It'll probably ship much sooner.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 27, 2004 at 03:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Mine is also showing a slight chirping noise. I... 1,285 Views / 15 Replies  
Mine is also showing a slight chirping noise. I have a 9600xt, but it sounds like it's coming from the power supply. It usually shows up under high loads in Safari, but not other high load situations.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 27, 2004 at 03:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've personally been very happy with my Dell... 1,247 Views / 13 Replies  
I've personally been very happy with my Dell 2001FP. It's huge and well worth the price. They run specials all the time.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 25, 2004 at 12:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've been thinking about doing that. Did you... 3,795 Views / 57 Replies  
I've been thinking about doing that.

Did you move your home directory to another drive?

Is the speed increase noticable?
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 23, 2004 at 12:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Stock 2.0 CTO'd: +AE -SuperDrive +9600xt... 3,795 Views / 57 Replies  
Stock 2.0 CTO'd:
+AE
-SuperDrive
+9600xt (waiting on 6800 :rolleyes: )

Purchased:
1GB RAM from Macsolutions
Dell 2001fp 20" LCD.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 22, 2004 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
When did you order? I ordered on 8/12, split a... 1,158 Views / 16 Replies  
When did you order? I ordered on 8/12, split a few weeks after that. They promised it by 9/17, but pushed it back to 10/15.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 22, 2004 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
You could also get a $30 ADC -> DVI adatper 1,707 Views / 19 Replies  
You could also get a $30 ADC -> DVI adatper
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 21, 2004 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: $49 screws 887 Views / 7 Replies  
In the G5 manual (I know because it's on my lap), it says "Unscrew the four drive guides from the left side of the hard drive bay and screw them to the threads at the sides of the hard drive as...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 19, 2004 at 01:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't have a 30" LCD. I have a 20" Dell one... 1,707 Views / 19 Replies  
I don't have a 30" LCD. I have a 20" Dell one :cry:
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 18, 2004 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
There's no way you're getting that before... 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
There's no way you're getting that before mid-October. Everyone with 6800s on order just got pushed back to Oct 15th, and I split my order.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 17, 2004 at 12:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
I thought it had to be matched pairs... 585 Views / 5 Replies  
I thought it had to be matched pairs...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 15, 2004 at 11:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
I was told my 2.0 was going to be shipping from... 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
I was told my 2.0 was going to be shipping from China, but it actually shipped from CA. :confused:
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 14, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
6800 pushed back 1,707 Views / 19 Replies  
I just got an email stating that they've pushed my 6800 order back to Oct 15. Instead of 9/17 as they promised when I split my order. :brick:
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 13, 2004 at 08:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Should we have a "What's Your Est. Ship for 6800" thread? 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
I find it upsetting that Apple doesn't give its reps more info. I'm actually hoping it doesn't ship too soon. I don't have the money to pay for it.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 13, 2004 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have the JBL Creatures, in silver. They look... 1,238 Views / 15 Replies  
I have the JBL Creatures, in silver. They look pretty good, and sound it too. Not terribly powerful, and not optical, but I enjoy them.
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 13, 2004 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Moving a 9600xt to a MDD G4? 792 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a G5 with a 9600xt (soon to be a 6800 :rolleyes: ), and I'd like to give my current card to a friend when the new one comes. But he has a MDD G4. Is it true that you can't move the card?
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 13, 2004 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Desktops
I (temporarily) have a 9600xt in my 2.0. It's a... 1,202 Views / 9 Replies  
I (temporarily) have a 9600xt in my 2.0. It's a pretty good card, and a really, really good card coming from a Rage 128 Mobility. :D

I can run pretty much everything at 16x12 at the highest or...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 13, 2004 at 12:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Should we have a "What's Your Est. Ship for 6800" thread? 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
I think everyone that took Apple's offer to split the orders has a 9/17 date. The only variation would be those that ordered the kit separately. That said, I'll eat my hat if it ships on the 17th....
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 12, 2004 at 01:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: It Has Arrived 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
duplicate post
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 11, 2004 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: It Has Arrived 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
I'll say. Just got everything hooked up. The Setup Assistant was pretty nice, and quick too.

There don't seem to be any problems. I'm kinda bummed that the 9600 has an ADC port. I guess I'll have...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 11, 2004 at 05:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
In 10.3, no app can use more than 2GB. Each... 1,703 Views / 12 Replies  
In 10.3, no app can use more than 2GB. Each program is given a 32-bit virtual address space. In 10.4, you can compile it so that the app will receive a bigger address space, but I don't know the...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 11, 2004 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: It Has Arrived 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
Oh man. First FedEx wouldn't deliver to my campus' mail room. Then Apple said their contract wouldn't allow them to hold it at the FedEx distribution center.

So I had to have it shipped home, 300...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 11, 2004 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: It Has Arrived 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
Mine finally arrived. But I have to wait until tomorrow to even see it; it's on the other end of the state. Stupid FedEx. :mad:
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 10, 2004 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
My 2.0 finally shipped. Should have happened... 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
My 2.0 finally shipped. Should have happened yesterday, but apparently FedEx won't ship something of that value to my campus' mailroom. Due to the contract, they can't leave it at the FedEx...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 8, 2004 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Didn't the rev a's coming with 9600s? 925 Views / 8 Replies  
Didn't the rev a's coming with 9600s?
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 5, 2004 at 04:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
According to what a rep told me, all the G5s have... 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
According to what a rep told me, all the G5s have been overnite, because they ship from overseas and they have to sit through customs. The overnite shipping is from customs to you, but they give it...
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 5, 2004 at 01:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
I called and complained. They upgraded me to... 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
I called and complained. They upgraded me to overnite shipping on the computer and the 6800.

edit: my new ship date is 9/14. The 6800 is still 9/17. :rolleyes:
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 4, 2004 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
My 2.0 is supposed to ship today too. Apparently,... 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
My 2.0 is supposed to ship today too. Apparently, it's been acknowledged to manufacturing but doesn't have a pick up yet.

Meaning it could be another 5 days :brick:
Posted by discstickers, on Sep 3, 2004 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is a large difference. Another processor... 18,431 Views / 272 Replies  
There is a large difference. Another processor (on a faster bus), and a higher RAM ceiling. The power mac also has upgradeable slots. I'm sticking with my G5 on order, mainly because I already bought...
Posted by discstickers, on Aug 31, 2004 at 08:37 AM, in Mac Desktops
They finally updated my order. But now the ship... 51,304 Views / 761 Replies  
They finally updated my order. But now the ship date is 9/7 for the G5 and 10/29 for the 6800 :brick:

edit: updated to 9/3 and 9/17 :D
Posted by discstickers, on Aug 26, 2004 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
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