Bringing up an older Mac

David Griffith dgriffi at
Thu Apr 10 01:58:41 CDT 2008

I've just brought up a Mac SE/30 with fresh disks and noticed that the
monitor occasionally gets wavy or shudders.  How should I proceed in
fixing this?

For those interested:
Apple has all sorts of old stuff at You'll need the
Linux version of Stuffit from
Unstuff the file you get from Apple, the Unstuff the .data file.  Then
make the disk like this: dd if=System\ Startup of=/dev/fd0 bs=84 skip=1

David Griffith
dgriffi at

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