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Sticky: Which memory? Which Mac Laptop? 281,406 Views / 203 Replies  
I have a selection of Apple Laptops: a couple of iBook G3's, iBook G4's,
PowerBook G4 Al, and a MacBook. I also have a selection of memory
cards labelled PC2-5300, PC2-4200, and PC2700.

I...
Posted by JaimesBeam, on Aug 6, 2011 at 01:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can Boot iBook G4 from USB; No FW, Bad Wireless Card/Slot 1,898 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually you can boot an iBook G4 from (some) USB disks or Flash drives.

The short story is to Boot in Open Firmware, "devalias", look for "ud", and
"setenv boot-device ud:<disknumber\\:tbxi".
...
Posted by JaimesBeam, on Jul 26, 2011 at 01:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Extending WiFi with extra WiFi routers 867 Views / 1 Replies  
I would like to extend the coverage of my home WiFi network. I have an Airport Extreme 802.11n+Gigabit Ethernet as my central router which connects to my cable modem.

Unfortunately I don't have a...
Posted by JaimesBeam, on Sep 29, 2009 at 05:57 PM, in Networking
They also have some (mostly Windows) hints on... 903 Views / 6 Replies  
They also have some (mostly Windows) hints on getting USB working...

http://www.viaarena.com/default.aspx?PageID=5&ArticleID=71

Jim.
Posted by JaimesBeam, on May 28, 2007 at 02:59 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Eureka! I found a VIA USB Driver 903 Views / 6 Replies  
I found a Mac OS X USB Driver for the Via Technology Chipset!

It's made a big difference. It will actually run & power a USB drive connected directly to the PCI card!

It wasn't easy to find,...
Posted by JaimesBeam, on May 28, 2007 at 02:50 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Why Lock? 726 Views / 11 Replies  
Old threads should not be auto-locked, What if someone finds a solution to an old problem??? Why shouldn't they be able to post the answer where it belongs?

Jim.
Posted by JaimesBeam, on May 28, 2007 at 02:43 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Yeah some drives have a 'limit size to 32GB'... 669 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah some drives have a 'limit size to 32GB' jumper...

Jim.
Posted by JaimesBeam, on May 26, 2007 at 05:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
In my new Quicksilver there's space along the... 726 Views / 11 Replies  
In my new Quicksilver there's space along the bottom of the case for like six drives; three pairs. Add an ATA133 PCI card with two master&slave cable ports and you've got it!

Any recommendations...
Posted by JaimesBeam, on May 26, 2007 at 05:39 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Yeah, Firewire is a lot simpler. But the new... 903 Views / 6 Replies  
Yeah, Firewire is a lot simpler. But the new iPods don't come with Firewire anymore!

And I want to understand what the hell is going on with this stuff!!!

Jim.
Posted by JaimesBeam, on May 26, 2007 at 06:51 AM, in Hardware Hacking
To USB or not to USB, that is the question! 903 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a 1 Ghz Titanium Powerbook, and a 722 Mhz Quicksilver. I had a couple of spare laptop and ipod drives so I bought some cheap USB2 enclosures for them on Ebay so I could use them for backup,...
Posted by JaimesBeam, on May 25, 2007 at 04:08 PM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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