Mac add-on for PCs [OT?]
sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Thu Jan 13 21:51:48 EST 2005
> What do you Mac users think about the min config ? (Specifically,
> 256M RAM; I'd never consider a WinXP machine with less than 512M - but
> I have no idea whether OSX needs the same, or will function OK at
Definitely go for the 512M. OS X will work in 256, but everything will
be faster & more stable in 512.
> Similarly, disk space. How much is taken up by OS etc. before I start
> putting stuff on there ? Is the 40G disk reasonable, or will I run
> out before I know it ....?
40G will be fine unless you have a lot of music or plan to do a lot of
> While I'm asking questions .... can I share file systems between Win
> and OSX ?
Yes, in the System Preferences (Mac's equivalent to Control Panels),
you go to Sharing and turn on Windows sharing which activates Samba and
shows you the address to use to connect from Windows. Going to Windows
is even easier, as the Shared Docs folders just appear in the Network
Any more questions, feel free to ask directly :-)
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