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7th-Oct-2008 02:31 am
  • 09:57 has internet connection problems again! It's off more than it's on this morning :( Rogers will send tech on WEDNESDAY! Don't rush guys :P #
  • 10:46 is disappointed that my favourite company isn't looking for a Scrum Master :( Anyone know of an Agile company in TO looking for a SM? #
  • 10:52 Retweet @TechCrunch: Alert Thingy Looks To Be All-In-One Social Desktop Tool tinyurl.com/3lshg4 #
  • 10:56 is setting up Alert Thingy - www.alertthingy.com/ #
  • 11:47 Retweet @Pistachio: Conducting a little Viral Tweet Test: twurl.nl/1ro7a6 Please coment & pass it along? #
  • 12:30 wonders if my "Quicksilver" Power Mac G4 can run OS X 10.5 Leopard? tinyurl.com/yqeoyw #
  • 12:32 @somecanuckchick Attempted murder, I would think! #
  • 14:50 is getting increasingly frustrated by my Rogers cable (internet connection) repeatedly cutting out :( #
  • 15:10 has uploaded yesterday's photos from the Trail at Leslie Spit - now to geotag them - flickr.com/photos/pah57/sets/72157607761298620/ #
  • 17:14 wonders if there is a way to force a new IP address from Rogers' DHCP server? - tinyurl.com/3vdgj7 #
  • 17:24 @somecanuckchick Usually they'll refund the time, but they're not convinced it's their fault yet! #
  • 18:19 @DVDQuotes "and don't call me Shirley" #
  • 18:48 @wilw I watched that episode of Family Guy this afternoon ... and now I hate that song ... even more! #
  • 18:49 @wilw Is this the new RickRoll? :) #
  • 18:49 Retweet @wilw: OMG Have you heard? songza.com/z/p9mrtr #
  • 19:10 @andreat76 Have you got a firewall installed? #
  • 19:17 @andreat76 Don't see a spyware detector being the problem, but it's worth a try #
  • 20:49 is enduring the most frustrating day ever ... well, in a long time :p #
  • 21:24 is talking to Rogers tech support again - they say there's no way to force an IP address change until the DHCP lease time is up (~7 days) #
  • 21:51 @wilw I use TweetDeck and I've create group for "must read" people, for when I fall a long way behind :) #
  • 21:53 Retweet @TechCrunch: Fight Spam With A Direct Message To Twitter tinyurl.com/4wz27q #
  • 21:55 @mindrobber Ditto! #
  • 21:58 feels the need to kill something ... so it's Rainbow Six Vegas (the first one) in the XBox :) #
  • 23:23 wants to hear from anyone who knows of a software company in TO looking for a Scrum Master / Agile Project Manager #
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7th-Oct-2008 12:24 pm (UTC)
Some ways of running Leopard on certain unsupported hardware, primarily slower PowerPC G4 computers, have been discovered. A common way is use of the program LeopardAssist, which is a bootloader similar in some respects to XPostFacto (used for installing earlier releases of Mac OS X on unsupported G3 and pre-G3 Macs) that uses the Mac's Open Firmware to tell Leopard that the machine does have a CPU meeting the 867 MHz minimum requirement that the Installer checks for before installation is allowed to commence, when in reality the CPU is slower.[40] Currently, LeopardAssist only runs on slower G4s and many people have installed Leopard successfully on these older machines.

Users who have access to supported hardware have installed Leopard on the supported machine then simply moved the hard drive to the unsupported machine. Leopard is only compiled for AltiVec-enabled PowerPC processors (G4 and G5) though, as well as Intel, so both of these methods will only work on Macs with G4 or later CPUs.


(Go for it!)

7th-Oct-2008 03:18 pm (UTC)
7th-Oct-2008 12:25 pm (UTC)
and re: DHCP

If you're running a Linksys or something similar, you should be able to configure a new MAC address. As soon as you do that, it will get a new IP address
7th-Oct-2008 03:20 pm (UTC)
In the end, I swapped to my old router (with a different MAC address) and that did it ... although I'm still seeing a lot of incoming traffic, it's from different IP addresses. (I'm not running any services (any more!) so there's no reason for incoming traffic.)
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