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  1. In my router there is a range of IP addresses assigned to DHCP and that's from to If I manually assign an IP address to a device on the network, it is outside of that range, meaning 192.168.100 to (do not use 255). I do this to keep a service like a printer or an FTP server at a fixed location because under DHCP if I restart the router, the assigned IP addresses could change. Also, as a clarification, my Asante EN/SC ethernet box is connected to an Asante FriendlyNet 10baseT Hub. That in turn connects to a Linksys/Cisco 100/1000baseT switch whic
  2. Sounds like you MIGHT have a similar problem to the one I had with my LC475. Since I have a Apple IIe card in the internal slot, I connected an Asante EN/SC external ethernet box that sits in the SCSI chain. But I couldn't get it to work, very frustrating. Then I tried a null ethernet cable and it worked like a champ (and yes the other end is plugged into a router). There are plugs available the will flip the transmit and receive pairs on Amazon. That's what I used to fix my problem. I'm running 7.5.5 with OpenTransport 1.1.2. Good Luck, Gerry
  3. Thanks olePigeon and good luck with your Iici. Using an SD card for the system drive is dead quiet but speed is limited by the SCSI bus. My focus was making my SE/30 as fast as possible. Blougram, according to my document, Mode32 is run to remove it from the system disk if it's installed. Originally when I bought my SE/30 it was running OS 7.5.5 with Mode32 on it's HD. After installing the new ROM SIMM and SCSI2SD I decided to do a full, fresh install. I had problems booting floppies or EMU Floppy images made with 7.5.3 with the new ROM-inator II installed so I did a clean install as
  4. Good Morning All, I have completed the upgrades to my SE/30 and I thought I'd share my experience. I replaced the system HD with a 16 GB SCSI2SD divided into 5 partitions. The first one I kept down to 2 GBs for compatibility, three more sized at 4 GBs, and the final leftover is 718 MBs. The ROM-inator II has a compressed ROM disk using OS 7.1 but I ran into problems using the Apple HD SC Setup program 7.5.3 as it wouldn't run under 7.1. Also the OS 7.5.3 install disks wouldn't boot with the clean ROM installed; it would freeze at the welcome screen (but it booted fine with the original ROM
  5. Thank you for your responses. When I bought the SE/30 a couple of years ago, the motherboard caps had already been replaced, but that apparently didn't include the power supply. I'm using the model A Floppy EMU in floppy mode to boot the SE/30. I've been exchanging emails with Steve Chamberlin of Big Mess O Wires trying to figure out why I can't boot my LC475 from my model A Floppy EMU. When I disconnect the SCSI2SD system drive and the external SCSI devices, that Mac comes up with a 3.5 floppy icon on the screen with an X on it. Steve thought it might be a corrupted image but the Disk
  6. Hello everyone. I got my SE/30 up and running yesterday. I brought it out of storage last week to replace the dirty ROM with a clean one from bigmessowires but the CRT display would blink on and off. I left it on for a while and it eventually stopped that, but it tried to boot but hung. Then after that every power cycle it would give me nothing but black and white horizontal lines on the CRT. Suspecting a bad power supply, I ordered a replacement and installed it. No more CRT blinking but just black and white horizontal lines. According to the Repair Macintosh SE/30 online, I needed to
  7. Thanks for the suggestions. I will follow up when I have time. Gerry
  8. It was a long process to build these two machines. I owned a IIgs back in the '80s but sold it when I needed room for newer PCs. What got me back into it was the CFFA3000. When I saw what it could do, I immediately ordered two of them (they were available at the time) before I had any real hardware. After that I just kept my eye on eBay and pieced together these two systems. I built the IIGSes that I originally wanted but could not afford and spent way more than $1000 to put these systems together so I could never sell them for that. What you don't see is all the extra hardware I'm no longe
  9. Okay, what's the value of a ROM 01 (or ROM 03, I have both) IIGS with an Uthernet card, an Apple HS SCSI card with CD-ROM drive, a 17 MHz TWGS, Apple II 3.5" drive controller along with two 3.5 1.44 Superdrives, one 3.5 800K drive, two 5.25 floppy drives, a CFFA3000 along with an A2heaven 8MB IIGS memory card. It also has an upgraded 80W power supply and a Nishida Radio RGB to Component (R-Y,B-Y,Y) which feeds the included 15" flat screen LCD TV. there is also included a joystick. Thanks, Gerry
  10. Hi All, as promised I've been working on speeding up my LC475. I have two motherboards but one case. I found the documents online for speeding up an LC475 to 33 or even 40 MHz. So I ordered the switches, wires, resistors, heat shrink, etc., to add the mod. I had already purchased a couple of 33 MHz 68040s along with heatsinks as they got pretty hot. So, I modded the first board successfully and it ran fine at 33 MHz. My Apple IIe card because a little finicky intermittently reporting an error #4 but a software restart would fix the problem. I was going to perform the same mod on th
  11. Final update on this topic. With all the shenanigans I've been doing with the SCSI2SD I/F and the LC475, my ProDOS partitions have been copied a lot and the Apple IIe card would no longer boot from them. After scratching my head a bit, I made copies of the partitions and booted the IIe card from an Apple II Utilities 3.5 disk and formatted the 32 MB ProDOS partition. Then I deleted everything on the partition except for the PRODOS file and copied everything back except for the PRODOS file and now the Apple IIe card boots from that partition. So my LC475 appears to be up and running at 100%
  12. I wanted to update this for everyone. I decided to take a different tack on this issue and work with SCSI drives to see if it would make a difference. So I ordered a SCSI2SD version 5 and version 6 adapters to see if they would work any better than the backups I was doing before. Yesterday, I programmed the v6 SCSI2SD card for one SCSI ID (1) and tried to use Drive Setup to partition the 64 GB SD card for four sections. No matter what I did Drive Setup would fail partitioning the SD card. Yes I did program the SCSI ID to be a Seagate vender (w/ one space first), the product ID to ST225N (
  13. There is a wrinkle I thought of this morning that I haven't mentioned because I thought it shouldn't matter. The external SCSI backup HD is less than a gigabyte in size so I don't have any place to put all my copied files locally. With a IIe card mounted, the LC475 ethernet network connection is through an Asante EN/SC SCSI I/F. I've set up file sharing through Appleshare with my iMac G3 running 9.2.2 so it's system drive is available to the LC475 and I backed up my files there. Could this make a difference? I would think not as Appleshare would mask the type of connection and be transpar
  14. Thanks rickrob, I tried booting from a floppy and used the Startup Disk to select the first partition but it made no difference. It didn't fix the System Folder. I haven't tried 'System Picker' yet. What I did do was reinstall 7.5.3 from floppy and upgrade to 7.5.5. The using the "Installing a Modern System 7.5.5" by Tyler Sable posted on the Internet, I updated to Open Transport 1.1.2, installed TCP/IP Networking Tools, QT 4.0.3, Appearance Manager 1.0.3 and Java support. So, I'm back up and running but this raises a very important question. How do I back up this OS installation and
  15. Thank you just.in.time for your suggestion. I tried it and rebuilt the desktop files all Mac partitions. But no change with the system file. It's still a plain subdirectory icon. Gerry
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