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A look into a home server setup
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I posted this a few minutes ago on my blog. I'm thinking I should probably add more content regarding keeping legacy systems in harmony with modern ones. Any feedback? …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris May 11, 2015.

Server space

Hi folks. I'm always looking to help the community out in any way I can. What I have currently is CPU time. I have Mac Pro server with excess capacity, in regard to CPU, drive space, and RAM at this…Continue

Started Mar 31, 2015

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When did you get your first Mac?
How many Macs do you own?
Several. A 2009 Mac Pro server, a PowerMac G4 Sawtooth rack mounted with a Marathon G-Rack, iBook G3, SE/30. Recent addition is a new 2015 MacBook Air.
What is your website?
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
Mac IIci
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Eric Parker Interview

I was able to chat with Eric Parker for an "interview" Check it out!

Posted on March 20, 2016 at 12:28am

Guest access fixed for classic software

Hey everyone, FWIW guest access on my classic share is fixed. Connect to afp:// as guest (should mount automatically, if not mount the "classic" share) and have a look. 

Posted on February 2, 2016 at 1:14pm — 8 Comments

LCII hard drive replacement

I picked up an LCII awhile back, not sure if I posted about it here or not. Anyway, I had System 7 all installed up and boom...the hard drive dies. Yikes. I was able to find another SCSI drive on eBay for uh...too much...I've yet to reinstall the system. I was using an old iBook G3 with MacOS 9 to restore the System 7 disk images onto floppies on at a time. I had so many bad floppies I ended up having to use the same darn one. That's right, image, install, eject, re-image, eject, install,…


Posted on January 17, 2016 at 8:31pm — 4 Comments

Classic Apps

If you're interested, you can connect to via AFP, connect as guest, and mount "classic". It has quite a bit of classic Macintosh software you may find handy. 

Posted on December 8, 2015 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

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