[OT] Mac PPC and USB2 ?

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Thu Jun 10 16:51:30 EDT 2010


yes, of course...good point.

 I have a device like that. Good for emergency situations, not good for
routine backup. Too many wires.

sqb

On 10 June 2010 13:44, -= JB =- <sundown at pacifier.com> wrote:

> I did not know about that one,  very nice.  One thing about the
> other is it works with IDE/ATAP which I think is the main drive
> in the G4 so it can be used to update a drive and then swap
> it out with the old smaller drive, at least that is what I think it
> can help out in.
>
> -=>JB<=-
>
>
>
>
> On Jun 10, 2010, at 1:15 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>
>  This device is a lot less "messy" - like a toaster. I've got the firewire
>> version.
>>
>> http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20Technology/U2ES2HDK/
>>
>> On 10 June 2010 13:09, -= JB =- <sundown at pacifier.com> wrote:
>>
>>  If I remember correctly you were talking about USB 2.0 cards, SATA drives
>>> etc.
>>> to run on a Mac G4.  Below is a link to and interesting product that will
>>> hook up
>>> to your USB port and then you can use from it various internal drives as
>>> and
>>> external drive.  They also sell rubber holders for the drive to prevent
>>> the
>>> drive
>>> from shorting out.  It is reasonably priced too.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20Technology/U2NV2SPATA/?utm_source=macworld&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=120409
>>>
>>> -=>JB<=-
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jun 10, 2010, at 7:31 AM, Luis wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hiya,
>>>
>>>>
>>>> If you haven't sent it yet, I might be tempted to challenge your
>>>> delivery... :) Let's see who gets there first!
>>>>
>>>> Let me think, what would Mr. Mathewson require...
>>>>
>>>> BTW: Why not transfer the files over ethernet? I had once reinstalled
>>>> the
>>>> OS (not clean) and had access to the files, I then transferred the
>>>> entire
>>>> lot over cat5 to another machine, much quicker.
>>>> If the G4 has space for two drives: Do a clean install on a new drive
>>>> (doesn't have to be large capacity) and mount the second drive, then
>>>> transfer over ethernet.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Luis.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 09/06/2010 20:40, Andre Garzia wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  I will send it as a registered package so we can all have terrible fun
>>>>> while
>>>>> tracking it, it will be like "where in the world is carmen sandiego" or
>>>>> something...
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Richmond<richmondmathewson at gmail.com
>>>>>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>  On 06/09/2010 10:24 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  It would be quite an interesting read as a Fedex tracking document.
>>>>>> But
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>> don't think that 's what you meant.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I am eagerly awaiting news on this amazing international shipping
>>>>>>> experiment!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  No offence to Andre; but I think I can safely describe Brazil
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> and Bulgaria as a wee bit corrupt; so I have sent Andre my address for
>>>>>> what is a generous gift; and we shall see what we shall see.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Notwithstanding the above Amazon gets through!
>>>>>>
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