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Message 557 - Posted: 23 Jun 2004, 2:55:06 UTC

I have an old Apple Power PC it puts out an amazing 1 SAH Classic WU every 3 or 4 days. When is SAH Classic going to shut down and put my poor old apple into retirement?

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Message 558 - Posted: 23 Jun 2004, 3:10:31 UTC - in response to Message 557.

> I have an old Apple Power PC it puts out an amazing 1 SAH Classic WU every 3
> or 4 days. When is SAH Classic going to shut down and put my poor old apple
> into retirement?
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There is still development to be done. S@H1 will be shut down when the developers reach M2 in their coding. Can the old Apple Power PC run BOINC? Are you enough of a programmer to get it running from source code?
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Message 563 - Posted: 23 Jun 2004, 3:29:58 UTC - in response to Message 558.

> > I have an old Apple Power PC it puts out an amazing 1 SAH Classic WU
> every 3
> > or 4 days. When is SAH Classic going to shut down and put my poor old
> apple
> > into retirement?
> >
> There is still development to be done. S@H1 will be shut down when the
> developers reach M2 in their coding. Can the old Apple Power PC run BOINC?
> Are you enough of a programmer to get it running from source code?
> jm7
>

Its 120 mHz with 32 mb of memory running OS 8.5. OS X will not run on it. Its not worth much of an effort. I checked to see if it was running for the first time in 6 weeks tonight. It was still crunching away. Its my last SAH Classic machine. Just wondering when it gets unplugged.













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Message 979 - Posted: 24 Jun 2004, 4:29:47 UTC - in response to Message 563.

> Its 120 mHz with 32 mb of memory...



That was my 1st SETI Cruncher..
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Message 1684 - Posted: 25 Jun 2004, 3:59:27 UTC - in response to Message 563.

I heard that linux will run on Macintosh PCs. If so, you should be able to install a fairly minimal install of Linux, and run the command-line version of Boinc for this.

I didnt research it any, so im prolly wrong. Just my thoughts.

PS: I normally spell correctly, but im tired.

> > > I have an old Apple Power PC it puts out an amazing 1 SAH Classic
> WU
> > every 3
> > > or 4 days. When is SAH Classic going to shut down and put my poor
> old
> > apple
> > > into retirement?
> > >
> > There is still development to be done. S@H1 will be shut down when the
> > developers reach M2 in their coding. Can the old Apple Power PC run
> BOINC?
> > Are you enough of a programmer to get it running from source code?
> > jm7

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Message 1728 - Posted: 25 Jun 2004, 6:40:05 UTC - in response to Message 1684.

> I heard that linux will run on Macintosh PCs. If so, you should be able to
> install a fairly minimal install of Linux, and run the command-line version of
> Boinc for this.

Quite true... Linux runs nicely on Mac PCs. :-)

Just be aware, Linux/PPC isn't a supported architecture, so you'd have to go the anonymous platform route. It's fun that way, though. :-)

Rob

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