i asked this question about a year ago, and never followed up. now i have to ask again. I have a g4 iMac and the kids want to play with only that. they won't touch the older ppc 6500/250, so i have reclaimed it for myself and want to tie it to the iMac. if nothing else, it has a 4 gig hd that should work nicely for quick backups. how do i do it? i remember others mentioned a cross-over cable, but it's not clear to me. the ppc has a pci card installed that gives it 2 usb ports. i don't need it to be a wonderful networking connection that allows the ppc to do all things the iMac does. at the end of the day, i just want each to see the other, and as i said, maybe write from the iMac to the ppc as backup. what are my options, and how do i do it? thanks a lot.