[rescue] Re: G5 case

sammy ominsky s at avoidant.org
Tue Jun 24 19:24:22 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 05:15 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:

>> Is actually anyone here buying a Mac for the *hardware*? I would just 
>> try osX
>> on it for fun to see what it's like, I wouldn't think about Really 
>> Using it
>> though.
> I reboot maybe once a week, or once a month, depending... I think the 
> last
> time I rebooted was for a major software update.

I pretty much ONLY reboot when Software Update tells me I must. I'm on 
my Wallstreet (G3/292) all day every day pretty much. And yes, Frank, I 
Really Use it. I wouldn't trade it for anything but a newer PowerBook. 
I've given up on peecees, left my Suns powered off for months, and 
never bothered to load an OS on my SGIs. All due to my wonderful 

> I've kernel-panic'ed the machine *once* in the past six months.

I can reproduce a know kernel panic on the Wallstreet any time I like 
by unloading and reloading the third-party wireless driver. The author 
of KisMac patched it, but now it never reloads. So I leave the card in. 
Never panic'd otherwise.


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