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They're Here! Dual 2.5ghz impressions

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by Blue Velvet, Aug 12, 2004.

  1. Moderator emeritus

    #1
    Slightly misleading 'cos I'm at home with the flu.

    This email landed in my home inbox 30 mins ago...

    It might make you feel slightly better to know that 3 large black boxes, with G5 in very large letters, are awaiting your return.
    (They're in the store cupboard on the 3rd floor)
    A
    x

    Will be back in the office as soon as I can manage. But will leave it for other UK customers to spread the good word!
     
  2. jsw
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    jsw

    #2
    Excellent news for you! Hope you feel better soon, as well. :)

    What approach did you end up deciding to use for getting all your apps onto each of the systems? As I recall, you posted a thread about that a while back.
     
  3. Moderator emeritus

    #3
    Haven't made up my mind about that yet. Am running a fever, coughing my guts out and dying to get back into work...

    We'll have a designers meeting asap next week.

    Have got so much work on and have to keep one of the G4's running with a full suite of software while upgrading everything at the same time. Luckily, that machine already has a 80gb partition waiting for OSX.

    First, I have to put the extra 2gb RAM in them and a 72gb Raptor as boot drive... then apps, then networking... and using SharePoint for the first time on a G4 server, while getting our catalogue to press.
     
  4. Guest

    caveman_uk

    #4
    I had that last week. Bloody awful it was. Got practically no sleep for 4 days...
    :(
     
  5. jsw
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    jsw

    #5
    Gosh - best of luck with all that. It sounds like it'd be a hassle for a healthy person. One step at a time, and double-check it all - errors take a lot longer than a cautious approach in this case. Let us know how it goes. In the meantime, why aren't you in bed? :)
     
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    edesignuk

    #6
    Where do you work? I'll go and make sure everything has arrived correctly for you ;)
     
  7. Moderator emeritus

    #7
    Thanks for that. Am in bed but well enough to type.
    Bored as hell, nothing on TV except for cricket & weakest link...

    I want to get my hot sticky hands on my new G5s! :mad:

    Edit: I expect more posts from the UK here within the next 24 hours. Maybe we got ours early this morning becuse we're quite close to a huge railway station in the heart of London...
     
  8. macrumors regular

    #8
    Wait, you mean Microsoft SharePoint, the portal product? We use that at work to share documents, but I must be misinterpreting something... That's definitely Windows-only on the server side...
     
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    stevehaslip

    #9
    he just told you where he lives!!!


    Its in exactly London, England!! <waynes world :p
     
  10. Moderator emeritus

    #10
    Whoops, dropped the 's' at the end

    SharePoints (shareware utility to set up shared folders easily on network)
     
  11. Moderator emeritus

    #11
    Ha-ha!
    The 'he' is a 'she', actually.
     
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    stevehaslip

    #12
    oops! my bad :D
     
  13. macrumors member

    #13
  14. Moderator emeritus

    #14
    I'm stuck at home without any of these necessary details... and will not be back in the office till Tues. When I'm there, I will be up to my eyeballs in work so I can't see me getting around to doing this.

    Sorry, but it's just not high on the list of my priorities at the mo.

    I and others appreciate your efforts, though :)

    We had a standing order from Apple UK going way back for 3 x 2ghzs std. configs which was immediately upgraded upon product announcement.

    Possible reasons for quick delivery: Apple Store UK, standing order paid way in advance, 3 x std. configs, central London delivery...
     
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    wdlove

    #15
    I certainly pray that you will be feeling better soon. Please try to get plenty of fluids and rest. It's important that you feel well rested to accomplish your task properly.
     

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