Yes it can be done, but they don’t make it easy.
Many older games released on optical media employed copy-protection measures that make it very difficult to back them up. This is a listing of the scenes that rip and preserve them, with opinions about the merits of each courtesy of Rom Sheppard.
A list to track (and remember) what it is I’ve done and hope to do, project-wise.
Overkill? Probably, but overkill is my middle name (actually, it’s Max).
Apple abandoned the Mac Pro 1,1 ages ago, but the hardware is perfectly capable of running El Capitan. With a little help.
Pings change. Use Pinginfoview to test multiple VOIP servers at once to determine which one to use. Set it up to test over a day or two to ensure your chosen server reacts well under load.
With those criteria, this is the vehicle we decided to purchase.
Some important notes about the Dell Perc H200, Windows 8.1 (Server 2012 R2) and cross-flashing to LSI firmware.
Things that have made life nicer:
Here’s the hard-won solution; ensure your mainboard reports a serial number! If it doesn’t, take it to an Apple “genius” and ask they use their blank board serializer on it.
Kudos to Reddit users for sussing this out.