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This is my brief bump for the thread, having been... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
This is my brief bump for the thread, having been gone for over two months with uni and all.

I had to set aside this project once demands were coming from elsewhere. In the meantime, however, I...
Posted by accozzaglia, on May 13, 2007 at 03:08 PM, in Hardware Hacking
There is an ATI hardware difference between clamshell Rev C. and dual-USB 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Quoted from TidBITS: The Incredible Shrinking iBook (http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tbart=06422) :



Hrm. This fails to address the capability engineered in the TiBook, which was equipped...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 26, 2007 at 09:05 PM, in Hardware Hacking
A small tidbit of information possibly worth... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
A small tidbit of information possibly worth knowing:

The PowerBook G4 Ti 400MHz "Mercury/TiBook" model uses the same ATI Rage Mobility 128 (AGP 2x, 8MB VRAM) card installed with every Rev. C...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 26, 2007 at 07:47 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Uh, this is sooooooo not a convenient timing... 3,476 Views / 12 Replies  
Uh, this is sooooooo not a convenient timing thing, but a sincere coincidence (or maybe I jinxed it by bringing it up here): my Epson 740i with the tangerine cover DIED this week. There was a nasty...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 10, 2007 at 02:58 PM, in Marketplace
Well yes, I suppose I do. It's an IKEA... 1,396 Views / 23 Replies  
Well yes, I suppose I do. It's an IKEA "JERKER...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 6, 2007 at 10:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Clamshell embrace: an homage. 1,396 Views / 23 Replies  
Not to beat a dead thread, but a couple of things I found that might shed some light on the heat issue inside a fanless clamshell.

The latest 7200RPM notebook drives -- as performance reviewed on...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 6, 2007 at 01:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Incidentally, I own that very Epson 740i printer... 3,476 Views / 12 Replies  
Incidentally, I own that very Epson 740i printer with tangerine cover. I've been quietly looking for a laser printer to replace the whole kit, so it's not exactly up for grabs. Yet.

I don't know...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 5, 2007 at 11:14 PM, in Marketplace
Open Firmware and display settings, for fun and profit? 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
OK, until I get to tinker with my own hardware, I'll have to hear what you all discover, provided you want to explore this path.

This thread -- port-macppc: Re: beige g3...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 5, 2007 at 07:09 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Open Firmware and display settings, for fun and profit? 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
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Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 5, 2007 at 07:08 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Open Firmware and display settings, for fun and profit? 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
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Posted by accozzaglia, on Feb 5, 2007 at 07:02 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Well, here are a couple of primers worth looking... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Well, here are a couple of primers worth looking at. The first one is long gone, but Archive.org still has it indexed:
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Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 28, 2007 at 04:20 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Well, it could be that the configuration data... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Well, it could be that the configuration data related to the LCD is default-configured in the nvram from which Open Firmware (what you were referring to, MS, a few posts ago) uses to recognize the...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 27, 2007 at 04:26 PM, in Hardware Hacking
OK. My 2¢ here would include the following: ... 561 Views / 10 Replies  
OK. My 2¢ here would include the following:

Fujitsu. Just don't. The 9-month-old Fujitsu 40GB 5400rpm drive I installed in my indigo clamshell failed at perhaps the humanly worst moment...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 27, 2007 at 07:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I didn't bid on them, either. :( 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
I didn't bid on them, either. :(
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 20, 2007 at 07:53 PM, in Hardware Hacking
sudo /usr/sbin/nvram boot-args="-v" This is... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
sudo /usr/sbin/nvram boot-args="-v"

This is what you would need to enter from a shell to have verbose booting occur with every startup. The command for verbose boot is written to the non-volatile...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 20, 2007 at 12:00 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Oh dear. I'm glad you said that. I... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Oh dear. I'm glad you said that. I was/is/now-not-sure going to enter a winning bid on the two monitors, since I'm about to buy a second clamshell (one as a tinker box, the other for regular use). ...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 19, 2007 at 09:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
eBay: ibook g3 LCD Screen 13inch (item... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
eBay: ibook g3 LCD Screen 13inch (item 140071881884 end time Jan-16-07 15:41:38 PST) (http://cgi.ebay.com/ibook-g3-LCD-Screen-13inch_W0QQitemZ140071881884QQihZ004QQcategoryZ80050QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 16, 2007 at 02:31 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Macintosh OS X 10.0, I distinctly recall, was... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Macintosh OS X 10.0, I distinctly recall, was released for public sale on 24 March 2001. The dual USB iBook, replacing the chamshell, was announced, I seem to recall, 1 May 2001.

I do know for...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 12, 2007 at 02:31 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Initially, I did peer at a couple of .kext files... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Initially, I did peer at a couple of .kext files to see if anything relating to displays was obvious. So far, no dice. Thanks for this reference. Display or not, it is highly valuable to have on...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 11, 2007 at 01:56 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Yes, I had been previously aware that the... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Yes, I had been previously aware that the clamshells relied on three different vendors for the LCDs. I seem to recall most of the Rev. A & B models relying on IBM, while Rev C. used more of the LG...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 9, 2007 at 06:51 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Stupid question perhaps (and I thought I went... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
Stupid question perhaps (and I thought I went through each posting in this thread completely), but with all these monitors being located and tested so far, were any of them the XGA LCD yanked out of...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 9, 2007 at 06:18 AM, in Hardware Hacking
You know you're a geek when . . . this discussion... 99,349 Views / 421 Replies  
You know you're a geek when . . . this discussion ends up being riveting reading material. :)

As I was seeing the latest posts about OS X not recognizing the presence of XGA despite modifying the...
Posted by accozzaglia, on Jan 8, 2007 at 08:36 PM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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