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  1. For your internal dimensions, you'd want this: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32761500374.html?spm=2114.12010612.0.0.12tQ4N Images available at: https://vintagecomputer.ca/apple-djinn/
  2. If such a thing is done, replace the modem port with the Ethernet port, and run MacIPpi on the Pi, for a proper AppleTalk server the others can use to connect to a modern network!
  3. Having opened up a number of 1.42 G4s... you might want to check that your power button connector is not damaged and is solidly connected to the mainboard. I've had a couple of "uhoh" moments when putting everything back together and realizing I forgot to plug that connector back in. I can't see any reason for there being absolutely no response when a power supply is in and you press that button, other than that the button isn't signalling the board properly. If you power it up with the top not fully on, there's an LED on the left side from the back that should light up if power
  4. Don't bother; I've run the same SSD via external FW400 case and internal ATA/100 case. External is notably slower, less than half the speed. FireWire 400 is 400 Megabits. FireWire 800 (which the G4 Mini doesn't have) is 800 Megabits, and is still slightly slower in moving actual data than ATA/100 because of how the data bus works. [edit] Also useful to compare to USB. USB will always be slower than Firewire on the same hardware at the same bitrate, because it is CPU limited. USB 1.0/Low-Speed: 1.5 Megabits per second (Mbps) USB 1.1/Full-Speed: 12
  5. Yeah; in my case, this is my "Classic application server" so I've got it dedicated to running VNC and AirFoil, so I can spin up old software on a modern system. If it weren't for the slow data bus, I'd move my server back to my G4 Mini from my CoreDuo Mini as it's so much quieter and less memory intensive. As it is, I run 10.6 on my CoreDuo, and it happily (albeit noisily) handles the NAS and other networking requirements.
  6. ...so much for that. Tiger builds appear to be x86 only.
  7. I'm going to check the two using my 10.4 install and see if there's a noticeable difference. My use case is similar to yours; TigerVNC 1.7.1 is the last version to support 10.4, so that's what I'll go with. Most of the newer stuff is just to take advantage of faster hardware, although there's also some solid keyboard mapping/tracking and mouse improvements in later versions. I'll post back in here with my results; one of the things I'm hoping is that TigerVNC will support a wider range of VNC clients.
  8. I haven't dug into it at all yet, but theoretically it should be possible to replace the VNC engine in OS X 10.x PPC (at least for 10.2 through 10.5) with the TigerVNC daemon. This would give us a much more performant, encrypted, and feature-rich VNC server to use, and should still be backwards-compatible with ARD. Thoughts? Or should I just settle for getting TigerVNC running as a daemon on these systems?
  9. I've used ghidra to disassemble fat binaries -- it's doable, but I haven't seen many useful modules that do anything with the results; we'd have to write those ourselves. I haven't bothered as I use IDAPro, so only use Ghidra when I want to scratch a curiosity itch. On the plus side, you can use it to disassemble 68k NetBSD binaries!
  10. Also might be useful to move to the Wiki: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1wB2HnysPp63fezUzfgpk0JX_b7bXvmAg6-Dk7QDyKPY -- mapping of Mac ROMs, what computers they're in, and what OS and hardware config they support.
  11. Hmm... looks like the page re-shuffling broke the link. https://apple.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_Mac_OS_Versions is the appropriate location now. Amazing what a difference in one V will do.
  12. I'd stick to Cat 6/6e cabling (what I have) and then just use a modified PhoneNet adapter to connect to it. The impedance shouldn't be an issue, it's designed to tolerate way greater interference, and you can re-purpose the cabling for many other things (I also run my DC voltage over the PoE line to USB charge ports).
  13. So do you have plans to support dithered B&W output? That'll run on a 512x342 display? That'd be amazing if you could, even at 12fps!
  14. Hi everyone, Just thought I'd mention that I have no problems with my work at https://apple.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_Mac_OS_versions being duplicated onto the wiki here at https://wiki.68kmla.org/List_of_operating_systems. I haven't covered non-Macintosh operating systems there, but I might be convinced to add details for older Apple computers and other devices if there's interest.
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