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by ckilner
April 29th, 2008, 2:48 pm
Forum: Mac Discussion
Topic: Installing More Than 128 GB Internal Hard Drive in a G4
Replies: 21
Views: 6322

Re: Installing More Than 128 GB Internal Hard Drive in a G4

You have a "Digital Audio" PowerMac http://www.lowendmac.com/ppc/digital-audio-power-mac-g4.html The motherboard IDE controller has the 128 (137) limit. Any controllers (IDE, SATA, SCSI) that are on the PCI bus (i.e., PCI controller cards) will not have this limit. As another option, you can purchas...
by ckilner
April 29th, 2008, 2:21 pm
Forum: Vintage Macs
Topic: In Praise of the Clamshell iBook
Replies: 7
Views: 3600

Re: In Praise of the Clamshell iBook

My Indigo went quite a few places, too. On a drive to the local hardware store, I once logged more than 50 open wireless networks. I also edited my first iMovie on the iBook and played the movie on the TV with the display adapter. My most memorable use of it was on 9/11/2001 - I had been sent home f...
by ckilner
April 29th, 2008, 2:05 pm
Forum: Vintage Macs
Topic: OS X on PCs: Macs 'for the rest of us'?
Replies: 3
Views: 1474

Re: OS X on PCs: Macs 'for the rest of us'?

While I might be the type to use and enjoy a "Hackintosh" (hey - I'm cheap and I like a challenge), I have some problems with what Psystar is doing. 1) They are illegally profiting off the OSx86 project - all that the OSx86 community has developed is expressly for personal use. 2) They are selling l...
by ckilner
April 29th, 2008, 1:22 pm
Forum: Vintage Macs
Topic: In Praise of the Clamshell iBook
Replies: 7
Views: 3600

Re: In Praise of the Clamshell iBook

I used an Indigo iBook (366MHz, Firewire) for 5 years and loved the machine (but the 800x600 screen is small for OS X). It went lovingly to my neice, who is still using it. I recently picked up a Tangerine model (Rev. B w/ 6GB HDD and 64MB RAM) off the local Craigslist for $50 for my 8-yr-old daught...