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Ha, Apple fix it? I had a RAM problem on my 17"... 3,902 Views / 26 Replies  
Ha, Apple fix it? I had a RAM problem on my 17" PB G4 that turned ou to be a bad daughterboard. When it returned from Warranty repair it had a bulge. I went through a couple months of back and forth...
Posted by ecrelin, on May 6, 2007 at 11:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
BTW who came up with the genius monikers? I have... 552 Views / 6 Replies  
BTW who came up with the genius monikers? I have been on this board for 7 years and a mac consultant since 1986, in days past I was something else but now I'm a fresh faced recruit just because I...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 22, 2007 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adc? Dvi? 552 Views / 6 Replies  
It is a late 2005 23" Cinema Display that has DVI in parentheses in its description in MacTracker. The two USB ports on the back must be going through whatever cable is connecting it to the machine...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 22, 2007 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
That's bull… and how about through the video circuit? 552 Views / 6 Replies  
Sorry Mod and no offense but, your line should read "idiotically used" mice instead of heavily. I've been supporting Macs for over twenty years and although there were some very bad cable connection...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 22, 2007 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not a real bug list!!!!!! Take that "official"... 63,194 Views / 551 Replies  
Not a real bug list!!!!!! Take that "official" OFF!!!!
Anyone reading this list be aware, many many many of these problems are unique to the user. Many are simply whining about change or...
Posted by ecrelin, on May 7, 2005 at 10:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Did anyone happen to notice on the IIe... 8,257 Views / 40 Replies  
Did anyone happen to notice on the IIe motherboard that the "a" from the word apple fits neatly into the bite? That right there could be the simple genesis?!? Plus from a grahic design point of view...
Posted by ecrelin, on May 1, 2005 at 10:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
RAM RAM RAM… 14,621 Views / 131 Replies  
Apple is STUPID ( I won't bother making that bigger because you can't make it big enough!) to sell machines with less than 512 they have always pulled this crap of giving you just a little less than...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 17, 2005 at 10:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
ha ha ha… 9,657 Views / 125 Replies  
What a bunch of pinheads. I see three and four stars under the names of people who don't know anything about their own operating systems and most likely much less about the others. That must mean...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 13, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in Mac OS X
How much work lost? 9,657 Views / 125 Replies  
All this talk about 9 vs X is ridiculous. 9 was a monolithic system for small computers. OS X is the real deal. XP is still from yesterday, let's see how Longshot runs on today's equipment when (if,...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 12, 2005 at 11:05 AM, in Mac OS X
1.25Ghz 17" Pbook 1GbRAM not one bead of sweat… 2,498 Views / 64 Replies  
No gamepads or hacked system crap, ran X beta on my 333 wallstreet with 384 and every update to 10.2 and then every update on this machine. Never had any problems, every update smoooooth… haven't...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 12, 2005 at 10:31 AM, in Mac OS X
90 Mb of RAM isn't much 4,187 Views / 48 Replies  
Check your running apps, it should all add up. But 100 free isn't much, I bet when you are really running games and stuff you are paging out madly. RAM is cheap get yourself a Gig makes it run oh so...
Posted by ecrelin, on Feb 12, 2005 at 10:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Hmmmm. . . 694 Views / 8 Replies  
In the case of the network (two machines) some DSL ISPs allow for two machines to connect with DHCP on one line, were you doing that or do you have another router, or is your modem a router? Make...
Posted by ecrelin, on Dec 10, 2004 at 10:53 AM, in Networking
Turn on the tape… 25,877 Views / 195 Replies  
My calculator is fine but I read in another forum that if you turn on the tape from the view menu the window pops right up. Some said it would stay up without the tape and others reported that it...
Posted by ecrelin, on Nov 13, 2004 at 07:03 PM, in Mac OS X
Detritus, how are you with BIND? 1,095 Views / 4 Replies  
I need someone to read my zone files and tell me where I have gone wrong. I still can't get a reverse lookup. I had an Apple tech tell me that I can use the "legal" address behind NAT no problem I...
Posted by ecrelin, on Nov 3, 2004 at 01:12 PM, in Mac OS X
thanks Detritus, better but not totally fixed 1,095 Views / 4 Replies  
Well I messed with the server configuration and got the 10.3 clients connecting, the DNS fix in underway but not complete. The 10.2 clients cannot see the server. So I spent forever upgrading twenty...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 27, 2004 at 01:00 PM, in Mac OS X
alextr, you touched one? 6,689 Views / 21 Replies  
I have had two reports of PC gamers walking out af an Apple store with an iMac because it was the joint. I too was dismayed at Apple's video card choice but after 20 years of putting Macs in graphics...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 24, 2004 at 11:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
the cause, 10.3.5 broken 1,095 Views / 4 Replies  
well the Apple boards had threads on the issue. turns out 10.2 iBook clients work perfectly, we have several new G4 iBooks with 10.3.5 and they have an apparent problem with being either, 10.3 needs...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 18, 2004 at 10:05 PM, in Mac OS X
No Wireless Managed clients?!?!?!? 1,095 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm in deep trouble if this is true. I have a network in a school with 20 laptops and 15 desktops. They have been using Macinstosh Manager for years and finally decided to go to OS X, they have had a...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 18, 2004 at 08:30 PM, in Mac OS X
tsk tsk 15,172 Views / 146 Replies  
you are a judgemental and cynical lot. I find it hard to believe that they would take the time to write extensive user manuals with screen shots of the whole process to scam a "test" of their video...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 13, 2004 at 10:05 AM, in Mac OS X
not yet, but here's some pics-ooops 15,172 Views / 146 Replies  
I am expecting a copy soon will post results, meanwhile here are some screen shots from their install manual to dispel rumors that it doesn't exist.
(sorry they are fuzzy, had to shrink them to...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 12, 2004 at 04:03 PM, in Mac OS X
no excuses 4,721 Views / 140 Replies  
Apple has historically used some sort of distorted beancounter oriented "customer positioning projection" to figure their price points and configurations. Regardless of heat and power issues they...
Posted by ecrelin, on Sep 7, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Welcome to the club 3,842 Views / 28 Replies  
:D I've had my 1.33 since November of last year, I had a bad motherboard (RAM in second slot wasn't recognized) and a nightmare dealing with Apple (sent back twice, they slightly bent the case above...
Posted by ecrelin, on Aug 24, 2004 at 09:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Shopped hard, Brenthaven Wins! 13,759 Views / 53 Replies  
I spent six months looking, found them all, picked up every one with my laptop in it and put them on my shoulders, it seemed the most comfortable, impressive protection and storage. I do have a 17"...
Posted by ecrelin, on Aug 14, 2004 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Big Mistake 2,845 Views / 21 Replies  
Workerbee is dreaming, this book will not fall over in your lap, I have a 1.33 that I use on my lap all the time, I am very mechanically aware and the lower part of the book weighs at least two and...
Posted by ecrelin, on Aug 11, 2004 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
not there 478 Views / 3 Replies  
Nope, checked that, thanks anyway. The server in question was at one time the default, I may have been unclear by calling it a mystery server, the mystery is how, or rather where it still exists in...
Posted by ecrelin, on May 13, 2004 at 11:08 AM, in Mac OS X
mystery smtp server in mail 478 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a client who has deleted all smtp servers but one in his mail package yet when he sends mail it attempts to connnect with one of the old ones. I looked at the com.apple.mail.prefs in his...
Posted by ecrelin, on May 12, 2004 at 03:35 PM, in Mac OS X
How about slot loaders? 12,738 Views / 37 Replies  
I have two slot loaders that display the pulsing power light syndrome. They will never come on though, unplugging, cuda reset, battery removal, etc. and worse yet I got a whole replacement analog...
Posted by ecrelin, on Mar 13, 2004 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
my 17" has a bad second slot 2,351 Views / 38 Replies  
FYI, I had a occasional crashing problem when I first got my 17" with an extra 512 in the second slot. It was a no name brand chip which I instantly blamed. I went through the wringer with the vendor...
Posted by ecrelin, on Mar 10, 2004 at 11:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
RE: more info 5,928 Views / 3 Replies  
both are Lombards w/384 RAM. Once the Apple comes up on the screen it quickly displays a stop symbol and simply freezes. It will boot off the CD with the c key down and I did run Disk Utility and it...
Posted by ecrelin, on Jan 6, 2004 at 12:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Universal Stop symbol on startup?!? Help!! 5,928 Views / 3 Replies  
I am trying to find any information about the meaning of the stop symbol on startup when the machine refuses to boot. Is it a bad RAM symbol or bad boot blocks on the drive? This is a 30 Gb Fujitsu...
Posted by ecrelin, on Jan 5, 2004 at 05:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Duh, thank you 476 Views / 2 Replies  
off and running, you da man
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 22, 2003 at 11:35 AM, in Mac OS X
help installing webmin 476 Views / 2 Replies  
I have 10.2.8 freshly installed and want to install webmin. Could anyone point me to some step by step instructions? The ones on their site are unclear for a Mac installation, I can't find the path...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 21, 2003 at 11:49 PM, in Mac OS X
?8 users even with several local airports, HELP! 365 Views / 1 Replies  
I am having trouble at an elementary school with 8 original airports located fairly evenly throughout the building. The 16 iBooks with original airport cards are in a cart. There is an airport in...
Posted by ecrelin, on Oct 10, 2003 at 06:43 PM, in Networking
Thanks Art 554 Views / 6 Replies  
That is a good tip, and most likely typically overlooked, I should have thought of that, seeing as I am getting a couple hundred spams a day I should do it fairly often.
Later
Posted by ecrelin, on Sep 1, 2003 at 11:29 PM, in Applications
mystery address from address book?!? Danger? 554 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi,
I went to address a new mail and when I typed "m" into the address field all the proper names from my address book came up but also this one "me.clone@aol.com". I cannot find it in the address...
Posted by ecrelin, on Sep 1, 2003 at 09:26 PM, in Applications
Duh, forget it? 472 Views / 3 Replies  
Ooops by reading some other threads I found that OS X server won't boot off software RAIDs only hardware based ones. So much for mirroring the whole kit and caboodle, gonna have to rig a SCSI card up...
Posted by ecrelin, on Apr 4, 2003 at 12:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Sounds like memory 559 Views / 3 Replies  
I was just going through the same thing. If it is doing what mine did, at the bottom of the screen telling you to restart there is a memory address on the lower left and the IP address of the...
Posted by ecrelin, on Apr 3, 2003 at 10:14 PM, in Mac OS X
G4/400 2-120G WD Caviars won't boot 472 Views / 3 Replies  
Oh man, I got a used G4/400, pulled out the drives and dropped in 2 120Gb WD Caviar drives, and 512Mb of RAM. Started off the 10.2 Server CD, fomatted and created a mirrored RAID set with Disk...
Posted by ecrelin, on Apr 3, 2003 at 10:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Mirror Door? 809 Views / 6 Replies  
This has to be older than the new Mirrored Door G4 which are all dual processors and way faster than 450 Mhz, and the ones I'm having problems with. If it is then yes it can be, booted from an OS 9...
Posted by ecrelin, on Dec 17, 2002 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Has to be in low end! 10,519 Views / 201 Replies  
As I said in the other thread about this, and as all of you seem to concur, the gap is ever widening, by the time these chips are availble it will be worse. It is imperative that Apple gets at least...
Posted by ecrelin, on Dec 14, 2002 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Missing the question 809 Views / 6 Replies  
OK first thank you guys very much for responding. But, I really wanted to know one thing. CAN YOU PERFORM A CLEAN INSTALL WITH THE RECOVERY DISK OR IS IT A TOTAL OVERWRITE LIKE MOST STUPID RECOVERY...
Posted by ecrelin, on Dec 14, 2002 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
Which boot disk? 809 Views / 6 Replies  
BobW, what 9.2 disk do you have that boots a mirrored door G4 to just install 9, none comes with it and none of my other older 9.2 disks work? I am going to be moving them to X soon and want to keep...
Posted by ecrelin, on Dec 13, 2002 at 01:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Great! But… 1,052 Views / 12 Replies  
Big questions are; Will OS X be tuned to scale up and run on some of IBM's bigger server boxes so they can sell them with it bundled like Linux? (I was under the impression that BSD scales better...
Posted by ecrelin, on Dec 13, 2002 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
New G4 9.2 Clean Install?!? Help! 809 Views / 6 Replies  
Some goon who originally set up a client's mirror doored G4 mounted an external hard drive and drag copied a bunch of crap into the 9.2 system and screwed it all up. Unfortunately my client is not...
Posted by ecrelin, on Dec 13, 2002 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
how many windows? 847 Views / 3 Replies  
How many times in the course of a day would you double click on subsequnt folders in sequence enough times to make the window bigger than the screen? Maybe some newbie, but I'm not bying that its a...
Posted by ecrelin, on Aug 10, 2002 at 04:48 PM, in Mac OS X
questions answered, DUH! 2,448 Views / 35 Replies  
I was posting my questions just as the little green "boy toy" master was postng that link, which by the way, answered almost all my questions, except the contacts but I'm not expecting much on that… ...
Posted by ecrelin, on Aug 10, 2002 at 04:34 PM, in Mac OS X
how's sharing look? 2,448 Views / 35 Replies  
I'm using Now -Up-To-Date and Contact and I have clients who are relly using the central calendar and contacts environment. I understand that you can share a calendar via TCP/IP. What are the...
Posted by ecrelin, on Aug 10, 2002 at 04:19 PM, in Mac OS X
They can and should be able to see each other,... 503 Views / 5 Replies  
They can and should be able to see each other, although, I have had to connect by manually entering the IP address first and then they subsequently show up in the Local Network?!? BUT I also...
Posted by ecrelin, on Apr 10, 2002 at 02:40 PM, in Mac OS X
I got conned into reading all five pages too. The... 1,496 Views / 185 Replies  
I got conned into reading all five pages too. The way that this thread was mentioned it sounded like there was some results. Instead there was nothing. How the unix guys got pulled down to cipher's...
Posted by ecrelin, on Apr 6, 2001 at 06:01 PM, in Mac OS X
xyber, You can keep all your info and apps on... 300 Views / 15 Replies  
xyber,
You can keep all your info and apps on the OSX partition if you like and since OSX uses that virtual memory I would make a big partition for OSX and a small one (300 -400 megs) for OS9 since...
Posted by ecrelin, on Jan 11, 2001 at 10:27 PM, in Mac OS X
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