Well, I learned something new! DC 2.3 Pm

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by VanneDC, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. VanneDC
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    VanneDC

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    So got the apple cable and booted up the box... All good, so then u go to re-install the is from my retail tiger disc, and whola!!! Welcome to kernel panic land... So I get worried that the box is shaffted.

    And I try and try again, same result, so I go swapping vid cards and ram and then it occurs to me.. My retail disc is 10.4.0 and the pm install discs are 10.4.2... So u grab the original install disc with 10.4.2 on it and yay!!! It installs no dramas and is stable as urhmmm something that is stable.

    Lol happy now!!!
     
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    It is good to hear that you are happy now!

    I am a little bit sad, my x1900 will be arriving tomorrow and at the same time I will be flying out for field work. Will be back after a month... :(

    No time to test it...
     
  3. VanneDC
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    VanneDC

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    where are you flying off to? i am flying off the day after aswell. :eek:
     
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    Yeah, DC were shipped with 6600. They (Apple) started embedding drivers for these cards from 10.4.2. KP is caused also by lack of drivers. :)
     
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    VanneDC

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    Thought I had a lemon just before... Really happy with it. Just peeved that sims3 medeval won't run on ppc. This thing is solid as a rock, now just need to get more ram and airport extreme.
     
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    Sorry for off topic, I will be flying off to South America and would not be back until early of next month. I will miss my powermacs.
     
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    I'll go over to your house once a week to dust them off, boot, and take care of them while you're gone. Lmk :D
     
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    Thanks. But no other hand touches them but mine alone :D.

    I don't shut 'em down, they're just sleeping and will be awake when I get back.
     

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