Problem: can't get the on-board video adapter to work. I know on-board video is evil, but he had no need for anything fancy and I can't afford to get an external card to use instead. I tell Windows 98 to search for drivers under the old Windows and Windows\INF directories, but it thinks 16 colour VGA is best.
Searching for "VIA vt8235" shows that it's a motherboard with on-board video, but all the drivers around are for the on-board Ethernet adapter. :-(
On a more positive note, the other day I was wondering if it would be possible to backup computer data to a tape with a digital video camera. This morning, in the Apple Hot Downloads RSS feed: DV Backup.
Also, I was thinking about resizing the HFS+ partition on my 250GB external LaCie disk (I started out by only making it 150GiB). There was something for that too (iPartition), although I think I'll wait 'til I need to resize, then find a free way to do it.