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Search: Posts Made By: blinkin357
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-11-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By blinkin357
Problem resolved

You are absolutely right falcontook.... I looked at the Energy window but didn't see the "Schedule" button. When I clicked on it, it showed startup at 6:30am weekdays.

Sorry for asking such a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-10-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,585
Posted By blinkin357
Crucial

I've added 8gb of Crucial RAM To my MacPro and haven't had any RAM problems whatsoever. I bought it all from http://www.newegg.com/ after verifying the product directly from http://www.crucial.com/...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-10-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,785
Posted By blinkin357
I feel your pain satrop

I have the same MacPro as yours and am running two extra SATA drives off from those two motherboard ports you mentioned without any problems. My extra drives are housed inside optical bay #2 so I'm...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-10-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By blinkin357
Why do I have automatic booting?

I can't figure out why my 2.66mhz quad-core MacPro with Leopard automatically turns itself on every morning at the same time. I always shut it off at night and see it turning on by itself. I have it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-10-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,588
Posted By blinkin357
MacPro is our only solution

After experiencing RAM and hard drive limitations trying to run Photoshop on a series of laptop PCs, I bought a MacPro 20 months ago. We're still loading up RAM beyond capacity but a PC simply...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-03-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,262
Posted By blinkin357
Crucial is Top Drawer

Our MacPro came with two 512kb RAM chips and I added six CRUCIAL RAM chips.

Installing was simple and operation has been flawless. The only concern I've had is that the Crucial RAM does not have...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-02-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By blinkin357
Experience with those SATA Motherboard ports

I have two 500gb SATA drives installed in optical drive bay 2 as a RAID-1. These drives are using those two motherboard SATA ports and I haven't had any problems with operation.

However, when I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,206
Posted By blinkin357
Reinstall OS X

We took our MacPro the Genius Bar at the Apple store recently for performance problems and other issues and they advised us to reset the OS by re-running the Leopard install DVD but warned not to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-14-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By blinkin357
Interesting info

I'm surprised by the comments. I bought my MacPro with Tiger installed. Before installing Leopard, I copied the Macintosh HD drive to a partition on an external drive. After installing Leopard, I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-13-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,613
Posted By blinkin357
Unhappy It's like a disease

I haven't been able to get my two internal RAID sets back on Desktop and Finder yet.

It's getting worse as the days go by. Yesterday THREE MORE drives disappeared... one internal drive and two...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-01-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,613
Posted By blinkin357
Unhappy Internal RAID 1 SATA Drives Disappeared

A few days ago, one of my two internal SATA RAID 1 (mirrored) sets no longer showed on the desktop or in the Finder Sidebar. Yesterday, the other internal SATA RAID set disappeared from desktop and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-17-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By blinkin357
All of my USB/Firewire ports are in use

USB Ports - I'm using two external 7-port D-Link USB hubs connected to two rear USB ports on the MacPro. My keyboard is connected to the other rear port. I have a Wacom tablet directly connected to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-17-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By blinkin357
I find your description a little difficult to...

I find your description a little difficult to follow.

We have a similar system and are using Photoshop CS3. We have lost our Wacom tablet connection after sleeping the computer. Wacom said to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-08-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By blinkin357
Another Photoshop MacPro User

As others have said, buy your drives from third-parties to save money. Get the smallest drive and RAM with your MacPro and upgrade later.

I've been buying Seagate SATA II drives from...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-08-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By blinkin357
I recently replaced an internal mirrored 500gb...

I recently replaced an internal mirrored 500gb drive set with mirrored 1tb drives. A larger block might be the right thing to do but I will need to offload 500gb to my spare internal drive and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By blinkin357
Oops - Raid-1

I should have said RAID-1 (mirrored), not RAID-5.
I'm considering RAID-5 when I go to an external drive enclosure.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By blinkin357
That's what I'm seeing

Thanks for posting the Apple description Aptmunich. That's what I've seen when formatting internal RAID-5 sets.

Many of my files are initially RAW images around 13mb. If that's the case,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By blinkin357
Hard Drive Format Blocking Factor

I've formatted six new internal SATA II drives in my MacPro and every time it asks me to select a blocking factor. As I recall, it defaults to 32. I'm using most of my non-boot drive space for...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 02-01-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,911
Posted By blinkin357
It's too thick

Make sure that your notebook has enough space for a 12.5mm thick hard drive.

The drive installed in the new Apple Air is only 5mm thick.
:Grimmace:
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 02-01-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,063
Posted By blinkin357
..... since when ?

..... since when ?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-18-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,472
Posted By blinkin357
"wandering" ?

"wandering" ?

You are wandering ? :Smirk:
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-12-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By blinkin357
Unhappy Missing some files with SuperDuper`

I've used SuperDuper three times on my MacPro and have noted some files were missing on my target drive each time. I wouldn't dodge a challenge of operator error except that SuperDuper seems to be...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-05-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By blinkin357
I just installed another two 2-gb Crucial RAM...

I just installed another two 2-gb Crucial RAM chips in my MacPro taking it to 9gb total RAM. I paid $264.98 total including shipping from www.newegg.com ( item # N82E16820148118 )

Your...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-02-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,001
Posted By blinkin357
After disconnecting all three firewire cables, I...

After disconnecting all three firewire cables, I restarted the Mac and reconnected the CF cardreader to the front firewire 800 port. The device showed up and loaded images into Bridge.

I am going...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-01-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By blinkin357
One, Two, Three

ONE - I suppose that it's too late to return it to B&H? I buy a lot from them and would expect them to take back anything that doesn't meet my expectations.

That aside,
TWO - I'd contact the...
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