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About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Tag Archives: powerbook
I’ve been using a Mac for several years, and I’ve had in intermittent problem: about once or twice a year, a CD-ROM will get “stuck” in the drive. In the past, I’ve only been able to eject the CD by … Continue reading
I upgraded my PowerBook G4 to [OS X “Leopard”](http://www.apple.com/macosx/) yesterday. (Thanks, Kasandra!) Looks pretty cool, but one of the first things it tried to do was auto-update to 10.5.1. The system would present a “You must restart to apply this … Continue reading
Woo hoo! SantaDHL came by yesterday and I got my PowerBook G4 back from Apple! In fact, I’m posting from it right now. I’m a bit busy preparing for Christmas to spend much time on recovering all my files, settings, … Continue reading
My laptop has been dead for nearly 3 months! Why does every step of this process seem to trip me up? Continue reading
After nearly 7 weeks, I’m giving up hope that DiskWarrior can recover my drive’s data. Continue reading
Sometime Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, DiskWarrior finally completed “Step 5: Locating directory data…” which gives an elapsed time of 200-216 hours or almost 9 days! It’s currently working on “Step 6: Overlapped files detected: 146” which translates to quite a bit … Continue reading
In an earlier post/comment I started running DiskWarrior in an attempt to recover my laptop’s failed harddrive. Still running after 47 hours, but no sign of progress (or failure) yet…
Second attempt at recovering boot drive contents with DiskWarrior Continue reading