[rescue] Gigabit Ethernet (Copper) Switch Advice SOught

N.Miller vraptor at promessage.com
Thu Aug 21 18:08:14 CDT 2003

On Thursday, August 21, 2003, at 08:21 AM, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 10:58:02PM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> Don't hate me too badly.  It's three generations old and only a 667, 
>> but
>> it's an improvement over the Pismo that I no-longer have.
> How was the Pismo under 10.2?  I'm tempted to pick one up.

I'm not Jonathan, but I can testify that the Pismo is fine
with 10.2.  I have 512MB in mine, and a faster IBM HD (20GB
pre-FDB, but still faster than the 10GB Apple-ROM'd Toshiba
that was in it).  With a 40GB FDB, it'd probably be even

The bottle-neck is that 8MB ATI for graphics.  I'd doubt
that you'd want to run Photoshop under X on it...though
under Classic PS 4 and FrameMaker 4 are liveable.  And,
of course, games are right out, other than NetHack and
the like.  For traveling with the digital camera, iPhoto,
that kind of thing, it was fine.  But if you are going
to go G3, why not a nice iBook?  Lighter, smaller form
factor...or is it the upgradeability issue?


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