Category: Tech

16
Feb
Space Quest VI - OS 9 - Sheep Shaver

Classic Mac Emulation On macOS

Classic Mac Emulation On macOS, having just resurrected my 2008 Mac Pro from the doldrums, it has now become a permanent feature in the office / retro basement.  Giving me the opportunity to play about with some emulation options without disturbing my main work Mac.  I have been working on Classic Mac and Amiga emulation, with […]

12
Feb

High Sierra On A Mac Pro 2008

High Sierra on a Mac Pro 2008, technically the last officially supported version of macOS for the Early 2008 Mac Pro is El Capitan.  However this does appear to be a software cutoff point rather than an issue with the hardware required to run it. There are a large group of older Macs that have […]

11
Feb
MacPro 2008 Rebuild A Look Inside

Rebuilding my 2008 Mac Pro Desktop

Rebuilding my 2008 Mac Pro, it’s almost 10 years old and has languished for the last year hidden behind boxes, under powered and forgotten, it was time it had an upgrade and I fixed some of the destructive maintenance that had been done to it over the years. But first a quick history of how […]

1
Feb

Frustrating Tech – IPV6 Inbound KVM Issues

IPv6 inbound KVM issues caused some head scratching but ultimately lead to a solution, networking is tricky and often frustrating, but a little perseverance / angry googling can pay dividends. Having some time ago built a general purpose server (from my old gaming pc and now running Ubuntu 16.04) that provides services to our home […]