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Wallstreet VRAM 465 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently purchased a G3 Wallstreet powerbook, and plan to be modding the hell out of it, like the 1400 before it.

I've replaced the stock 2GB drive with a 20GB drive, installed Panther on it......
Posted by longbottle, on Jan 8, 2004 at 05:08 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Re: IDE add-in card support in 9.1? 861 Views / 1 Replies  
According to an FAQ I dug up, it is *NOT* possible to use IDE cards designed for PCs in Macs.

Could anyone point me to the website of a manufacturer of IDE cards for Macs?
Posted by longbottle, on Dec 11, 2002 at 11:26 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
IDE add-in card support in 9.1? 861 Views / 1 Replies  
I want to add bootable IDE support to my PowerCenter 150 machine via an IDE add-in card. Can I do this, or will the firmware not allow for it? Also, what drivers would I need, if any? Finally, can I...
Posted by longbottle, on Nov 27, 2002 at 02:53 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Whatever happened, it's certainly not functioning... 875 Views / 8 Replies  
Whatever happened, it's certainly not functioning properly... and I suspect that a full wipe of the drive is what's needed. (dratted restore discs... such a pain when you need an actual install CD,...
Posted by longbottle, on Aug 14, 2002 at 11:23 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
That's what I figured... but none of the bootable... 875 Views / 8 Replies  
That's what I figured... but none of the bootable CDs I have allow me to choose the system folder to start up from.

When I say "corrupt" I mean "somehow did not install properly" I think I may...
Posted by longbottle, on Aug 10, 2002 at 10:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have played with OF, and since both 9 and X... 875 Views / 8 Replies  
I have played with OF, and since both 9 and X were on the same partition (it came that way, and I never changed it) it doesn't help me much to muck about inside it.
Posted by longbottle, on Aug 10, 2002 at 09:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The only OS9 CD I have is the First of the... 875 Views / 8 Replies  
The only OS9 CD I have is the First of the "restore disc" set that ships with the newer machines... bootable, yes... but the only thing you can do with it is format the drive and restore the facory...
Posted by longbottle, on Aug 10, 2002 at 09:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Force Boot of OS9 / install order? 875 Views / 8 Replies  
I hosed my OS X install with an install of DivX 5 and wanted to reinstall... unfortunately, it didn't want to take, so I need a way to force a boot into 9 so I can move all my installed apps onto my...
Posted by longbottle, on Aug 6, 2002 at 07:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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