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Sawtooth does not support gigabit ethernet, so... 810 Views / 10 Replies  
Sawtooth does not support gigabit ethernet, so that is a PowerMac G4 Gigabit Ethernet or your post should read 10/100 Ethernet.

Awe, the picking of the nit.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 20, 2004 at 10:50 AM, in Marketplace
Yet, if it has Open FirmWare, I'll bet you I can... 956 Views / 3 Replies  
Yet, if it has Open FirmWare, I'll bet you I can get OS X to boot on it.

Just Buy Me one and I'll show you:rolleyes:
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 20, 2004 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: WTB: PowerBook 2400 or Duo 2300 367 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got an old 3400 180mhz 48MB RAM 1.5GB HD with CD/Rom Floppy Extra Drive bay 2Gig HD Powerbrick 10-T Ethernet 36.6k modem. I also have OS 8 Retail install CD and Manual and OS 9.1 Full Install...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 20, 2004 at 03:39 AM, in Marketplace
Sorry, Got it Shipped Thursday FedEX Ground ,I... 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
Sorry, Got it Shipped Thursday FedEX Ground ,I Email you tracking #.

My BAD, on not shipping Wensday I Updated the OS to 10.3.6 and it took a bit longer than I planned. I tried to get it to UPS on...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 19, 2004 at 03:05 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks it will ship tomorrow. I'll ship it on my... 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
Thanks it will ship tomorrow. I'll ship it on my way to work so i'll send you tracking # around 11:30pm EST.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 03:06 PM, in Marketplace
I can do CC, macgfx-at-earthlink.net. 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
I can do CC, macgfx-at-earthlink.net.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 01:55 PM, in Marketplace
If UPS Ground with tracking ,Insured for $100, is... 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
If UPS Ground with tracking ,Insured for $100, is OK, we have a deal.

How would you like to make Payment?
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in Marketplace
Re: What's my powerbook worth? 848 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm thinking $100:

You can ship the Powerbook to:D
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 05:00 AM, in Marketplace
Got a few 8600 Pictures... 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
Got a few 8600 Pictures (http://home.earthlink.net/~lyonsdj88/id1.html)

This thing is LARGE 42lbs Shipping from 29301.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:51 AM, in Marketplace
Your logic is solid, however we're talking an... 1,654 Views / 9 Replies  
Your logic is solid, however we're talking an upgrade to the Bottom end GHz wise not the TOP.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 01:18 AM, in Mac Desktops
$750 seems more than fair, let us know how the... 1,713 Views / 30 Replies  
$750 seems more than fair, let us know how the deal goes through.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 01:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll need a Postal Code or Street address. 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
I'll need a Postal Code or Street address.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 16, 2004 at 12:49 AM, in Marketplace
If we do see a "Flash Card iPod" it will be... 1,236 Views / 15 Replies  
If we do see a "Flash Card iPod" it will be purely a matter of retail PRICE. Even the 4Gig HD in the Mini is costly for Apple. I'm sure it costs more than the 15Gig from the 3G iPod. If priced right...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 15, 2004 at 02:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Screens Data Cable.Maybe:eek: 616 Views / 5 Replies  
Screens Data Cable.Maybe:eek:
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 15, 2004 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
With the Case being beat up from falls and you... 1,713 Views / 30 Replies  
With the Case being beat up from falls and you removing the Ram and HD I'd say $450 to $500, if the screen is still in good shape. If the PowerBook still boots after pressing the powerbotton many...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 15, 2004 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Even in the condition that your Powerbook is in... 1,713 Views / 30 Replies  
Even in the condition that your Powerbook is in it would still bring $500+could go for as much as $900 you add the $900 that you were going to spend on the iBook you could get a new 12" Powerbook or...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 15, 2004 at 02:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My Tea leaves say " Wait till the end of Feb. 05"... 1,654 Views / 9 Replies  
My Tea leaves say " Wait till the end of Feb. 05" or you will be sorry. By then we should see an upgrade to the G5 line as well as know when Tiger will ship.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 15, 2004 at 02:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Still available, buyer to pay Shipping and Duty. 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
Still available, buyer to pay Shipping and Duty.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 15, 2004 at 01:30 AM, in Marketplace
We've already seen Quad CPU PowerMac's. Sure,... 6,124 Views / 72 Replies  
We've already seen Quad CPU PowerMac's. Sure, they came from a "Clone" ,however the same things hold true. Unless MHz stop going up we are unlikely see software that can use these 4 CPU's to full...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 15, 2004 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
The powerbook has moved to Ebay. 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
The powerbook has moved to Ebay.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 14, 2004 at 07:26 PM, in Marketplace
Does anyone bother to READ what has been posted... 1,813 Views / 17 Replies  
Does anyone bother to READ what has been posted BEFORE posting???

Some of you may have had your brain DISCHARGED:bicker:
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 12, 2004 at 12:34 PM, in Hardware Hacking
A few Pic's SawTooth... 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
A few Pic's SawTooth (http://home.earthlink.net/~lyonsdj88/)

I can email you some if you like.
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 12, 2004 at 12:09 PM, in Marketplace
Re: Re: FS Sadly a few Mac's must go. 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
9.2.2 and 10.3.5 however I'm not selling an OS
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 10, 2004 at 12:47 PM, in Marketplace
Can we not have cake, and eat cake as well? ... 1,714 Views / 23 Replies  
Can we not have cake, and eat cake as well?

1xAGP PRO SLOT
2xPCI-E SLOTS
2XPCI-X SLOTS

All bets are covered.

OR is there something about PCI-E and AGP that would conflict?
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 10, 2004 at 02:45 AM, in Mac Desktops
FS Sadly a few Mac's must Go Now Parting Out 1,669 Views / 26 Replies  
Everything is SOLD, thanks for looking:

OK, I'll now be Parting them out:

PowerBook G3 2000 Pismo/FW

-Upper Half with Screen 14.1"
$145 Shipped to USA
-Lower Half with every thing BUT...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 10, 2004 at 02:18 AM, in Marketplace
Without knowing first hand, as I've never taken... 1,813 Views / 17 Replies  
Without knowing first hand, as I've never taken apart an eMac, I would assume the eMac has a separate Power Board for the VGA display or a Power distribution board. Once the display has been...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 9, 2004 at 02:04 PM, in Hardware Hacking
VGA Cable... 1,813 Views / 17 Replies  
VGA Cable (http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/70507/wo/gpTtIr3ILjsj2vs6x8CuEr8hapP/2.0.11.1.0.6.10.1.7.1.17.0)


Service Manual...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 9, 2004 at 01:10 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks, good tips. I'm not sure it will work... 837 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, good tips.

I'm not sure it will work if the Rev. of the Installer App on your boot Volume is too old. Would be nice to have this Back like the Mac OS days.:thumbsup:
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 7, 2004 at 07:27 PM, in macOS
You should be able to run the eMac from an... 1,813 Views / 17 Replies  
You should be able to run the eMac from an exturnal display. Sounds like the Analog Board is burned out. Other than the Built-in display not working the eMac should work fine. Some $15 cable from...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 7, 2004 at 12:04 PM, in Hardware Hacking
The best way to fix this is to find another Mac,... 598 Views / 4 Replies  
The best way to fix this is to find another Mac, connect the two with a FireWire cable and start the iBook Holding the "T" key, this will put it in "Target Disc Mode" and it will mount on the other...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 7, 2004 at 11:34 AM, in macOS
Does the iBook work in Clam Shell Mode i.e. Plug... 389 Views / 3 Replies  
Does the iBook work in Clam Shell Mode i.e. Plug in the monitor and USB Keyboard and Mouse, close the iBook? Otherwise the Hack would be the way to go. Be sure to Adjust your ext. monitor to get the...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 7, 2004 at 11:20 AM, in macOS
Installing OS X without booting from Install media 837 Views / 3 Replies  
I always found being able to Install to Mac OS to any Volume without booting from the Install Disc to be useful. Also to be able to run an Update on a Volume your not booted from. I think this...
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 7, 2004 at 11:08 AM, in macOS
I think the 4G iPods use 333mHz Arms Cpu, if the... 681 Views / 4 Replies  
I think the 4G iPods use 333mHz Arms Cpu, if the iPod Photo is stronger maybe it could play video. Most likely you'd have to run linux to get it to work, but you can dual boot to the Apple iPod OS....
Posted by macgfx, on Nov 4, 2004 at 11:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DualBoy's card must be 64bit VRam ,the wrong Vram... 3,537 Views / 17 Replies  
DualBoy's card must be 64bit VRam ,the wrong Vram configuration, or a different PCB layout.

Why not just mod the Mac Rom to the correct Device ID? The NVDrivers(.kext) will still load no need to...
Posted by macgfx, on Oct 4, 2004 at 01:12 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Let me try to explain this once more, PCI... 4,893 Views / 34 Replies  
Let me try to explain this once more,

PCI Vendor ID Device ID Subsystem ID SubVendor ID are all set by resistors on the Printed Circuit Board. The Fcode PCI Header in the Mac Rom for the Video...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 29, 2004 at 01:59 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I'm starting to think that Apple Modded the GF4... 4,893 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm starting to think that Apple Modded the GF4 Ti/MX Roms to look at the Cards PCI Configuration Registers for the Subsystem Vender ID and Sub Device ID. On the Cards I have these are zero. Now you...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 27, 2004 at 01:42 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Could you provide a link to the PNY card you... 1,556 Views / 2 Replies  
Could you provide a link to the PNY card you used? Seems that it would work if the chip initialization registers in the Mac Rom were Hacked to the Regs of the PNY card.

I've got the tools needed,...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 27, 2004 at 01:25 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Re: gf3 ti200 3,537 Views / 17 Replies  
When you boot your Mac what does it see the card as? Are you sure you changed the Chip ID correct?

Sounds like the Mac is not reading the Rom on the card. In order for OpenFirmware to use the...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 26, 2004 at 01:07 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Here we go again..... What is it with Apple... 2,062 Views / 12 Replies  
Here we go again.....

What is it with Apple and there dumb bean counters? The G5 iMac is a PRO-Mac or maybe a Mid-Pro. You would think that PCI-X FW800 AGP-Pro Slot Standard Drive bays no Built-in...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 22, 2004 at 10:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
Apple should sue just because this thing is so... 2,035 Views / 21 Replies  
Apple should sue just because this thing is so f:censor:ing ugly.

Looks like a G5 got hit by truck and put back togather by Dvorak:err:
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 19, 2004 at 01:40 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I see your piont:eek: 2,561 Views / 14 Replies  
I see your piont:eek:
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 19, 2004 at 01:17 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I do. What's wrong with a refurb? Lots of... 2,561 Views / 14 Replies  
I do.

What's wrong with a refurb? Lots of folks buy refurb Mac's. As long as there is a Warranty and it comes form a reputable seller like Newegg. Sure it is not new ,but the price is lower.
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 18, 2004 at 06:00 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Should be able to use the 64k rom without trouble... 1,770 Views / 10 Replies  
Should be able to use the 64k rom without trouble by adding the NDRV to the runtime driver.
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 18, 2004 at 05:44 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I've tried the GF5200 and GF4MX to no avail. All... 4,893 Views / 34 Replies  
I've tried the GF5200 and GF4MX to no avail. All I get is a Default Catch! in Open Firmware.

I do however know how to fix the fact that the card is not "seen" by the mac after flashing.

Email...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 18, 2004 at 05:36 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Perhaps you'd like to explain Apple 52 week high.... 3,090 Views / 23 Replies  
Perhaps you'd like to explain Apple 52 week high. My point was Apples market share may have gone down, but they could be selling more units the hole time. i.e. losing share in a growing market where...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 18, 2004 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, Powerlogix makes some claims that if true... 1,661 Views / 21 Replies  
Well, Powerlogix makes some claims that if true are sure to hurt everyone.

Reading all of it it would seem that most of the claims can be proven by Powerlogix legal documents and contracts, but at...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 17, 2004 at 01:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Not to get off topic... 3,090 Views / 23 Replies  
Not to get off topic but...........................

In just about every thread Apples market share is brought up. It is said to be less than 3%. Now I know how these % are calculated. Someone?...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 17, 2004 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok one more time....... The LCD screen of... 3,090 Views / 23 Replies  
Ok one more time.......

The LCD screen of the iMac is user replaceable, just like the keyboard.

The G4 is a dead end, MOTO/FreeScale has not gotten more than 80mhz to market in 18 months. While...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 16, 2004 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
KeyBoards and little kids don't mix. ... 3,090 Views / 23 Replies  
KeyBoards and little kids don't mix.

Untrained folks who replace LCD's in iMac's don't get blown across the room.

Apple is testing the waters and grabbing the top end of the low-end with the...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 16, 2004 at 12:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
One of the major complaints from educators of the... 3,090 Views / 23 Replies  
One of the major complaints from educators of the emac and the imac before that was that the CRT's failed and it costed too much to replace them. Just about every school that bought mass eMac/iMac...
Posted by macgfx, on Sep 15, 2004 at 10:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
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