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G4 Mac Mini Hard Drive

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by ghall, Aug 17, 2008.

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    ghall

    #1
    I'm looking into getting a used G4 Mac Mini to use as a server. What kind of hard drive does it take? Would an 80 or 160GB drive from my MacBook Pro work?
     
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    CanadaRAM

    #2
    No, it requires an IDE (Parallel ATA) 2.5" hard drive. Your MacBook drive is SATA

    Your best bet may be to plan on an external 3.5" Firewire drive
     
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    ghall

    #3
    Well I do have a 200GB external hard drive I was going to hook up to it as well.

    Can you recommend a good a good remote desktop solution? Would screen sharing through iChat be effective?


    Edit: Answered my own question. Using Chax I can set up auto-accept screen sharing in iChat and set it up so that it will only auto-accept my screen name. YAY!!
     

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