I was wondering if anyone else had heard anything about people hacking upgrade cards to fool the system profiler. Basically causing them to report themselves as something other than what they really are. I stumbled on an ebay auction for a G4 900 upgrade for the Pismo Powerbook.
I'd be more inclined to believe it if weren't a 7410. Never heard of a 7410 clocked higher than 600 in a desktop, let alone in a laptop. Maybe one of the Daystar guys managed to fit a later G4 to a Pismo for personal use or as a prototype, and the seller has listed it as a 7410 by mistake. Otherwise its fake...
You can very simply make any Mac have whatever processor you want it to. For a while, I had a PowerBook G5 1.2 GHz, and then an Athlon of some sort. All you have to do is edit some system file so that instead of throwing up the information embedded in the hardware, it displays whatever text you put in place of that command. I forget which file, though...
Cheers! :-) - JediJoker
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