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  1. Thread: Beware CCC 1.3!

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    Glad to hear you're all set.. [This message...

    Glad to hear you're all set..

    [This message has been edited by gmidd (edited 15 July 2002).]
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    Randy, in X.1.5: (I don't think it matters...

    Randy, in X.1.5: (I don't think it matters whether you copy it in 9 or X)
    1. Insert your game cd, then open Disk Copy (/Applications/Utilities/).

    2. From the Image menu, choose 'New Image from...
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    In my case, I used Swap Cop...

    In my case, I used Swap Cop to move the swap (I'm still a Terminal wimp), which was only successful after I checked the 'Ignore privileges on this volume' checkbox on the Privileges tab of the info...
  4. Thread: OSX disc utility

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    Speaking of Filesaver and UnErase.. Is anybody...

    Speaking of Filesaver and UnErase..
    Is anybody using these? Are these considered a legit and reliable means for recovering 'lost' data? Does anybody have any positive or negative war stories?
    My...
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    I ran another test with the same parameters as my...

    I ran another test with the same parameters as my second test below. Only this time Users and Canvas on one drive, system on a hardware stripe, image file on a cheetah, vm on the other cheetah...
    ...
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    Well I've been doing update_prebinding from...

    Well I've been doing update_prebinding from Terminal- seems easy enough: xxxx% update_prebinding -root /

    Plus I did it on my Users/3rd-party apps volume: xxxx% update_prebinding -root...
  7. Thread: OSX disc utility

    by gmidd
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    I figure it ought to be possible to run fsck on...

    I figure it ought to be possible to run fsck on any volume from single-user or maybe verbose.

    I regret purchasing NU7 so early- NDD for Classic is the same and all you really get is a Carbon...
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    Thanks Gregory, another good reason to avoid...

    Thanks Gregory, another good reason to avoid Software Update and get the updaters the old-fashioned way.... http://macgurus.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif
  9. Thread: OSX disc utility

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    Interesting. One field example of the...

    Interesting.
    One field example of the differences with DFA 8.6.1 in 9 from that of the First Aid portion of Disk Utility in X.1.5:
    I blew a disk from a kp while running a backup- had to hard...
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    From what I've read TeeH, it always seems cleaner...

    From what I've read TeeH, it always seems cleaner and safer to isolate 9- whether its your system for use as Classic, or as a normal 9 startup volume. Personally, I've never had a problem with both...
  11. Thread: OSX disc utility

    by gmidd
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    Also bif, don't forget the fsck -y routine...

    Also bif, don't forget the fsck -y routine (stands for file system check yes)on a restart or startup: boot into single-user mode by holding down command and the S keys after the startup bong. Hold...
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    Looking back on this test, my own tentative...

    Looking back on this test, my own tentative conclusions are:

    1. Since I have 1.5GB RAM installed, there may be very little benefit if any to locating .vm/ on a seperate drive. It's very unlikely...
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    Randy- ...

    Randy-

    ~/Library/Preferences/Explorer/Favorites.html for Exploder favorites..(Library in your home folder)

    ~/Library/Caches/MS Internet Cache/IE Cache.waf is the default location for your web...
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    Please feel free to comment as to how I could do...

    Please feel free to comment as to how I could do this test better...for instance, I probably should have an included an Undo operation in there. I'd like to try this test on a smaller image- say...
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    I did another experiment- this time with much...

    I did another experiment- this time with much more tightly controlled parameters.
    First I repaired, defragged, and rebuilt the directory of my X startup volume, a 38.34GB IBM 75GXP ATA hard drive...
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    I did a little experiment: I made 3 large pixel...

    I did a little experiment: I made 3 large pixel images- a 700MB file in Photoshop 7, an 850MB file in Painter 7, and a 650MB file in Canvas 8.
    I made these one right after the other, applied several...
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    Oh yeah, I forgot to say, I believe AppleWorks...

    Oh yeah, I forgot to say, I believe AppleWorks since 6.1x has been Carbon, maybe even since 6.0.
    g


    [This message has been edited by gmidd (edited 10 June 2002).]
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    Randy, go to /Applications/System...

    Randy, go to /Applications/System preferences/Classic. You should see both your 9 systems listed under 'Select a startup volume for Classic:' Just hilight the one you want to use for Classic..

    Geo
  19. Yes, I've had this on several occaisions, when I...

    Yes, I've had this on several occaisions, when I immediately shut down classic (without thinking) after mistakenly starting it (without thinking). I think its some kind of kernal trap; gives an...
  20. I find Appleworks in both 9 & X more than...

    I find Appleworks in both 9 & X more than sufficient, though for word-processing it does have a learning curve for sure.
    Call me heretic but I've pretty much stuck with Exploder in 9 and X for the...
  21. Thread: Mac OS X

    by gmidd
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    Hang in there BuZzy. I know it can be a difficult...

    Hang in there BuZzy. I know it can be a difficult transition...especially dealing with a system that doesn't let you do whatever you want without various end runs around the ownership issue, learning...
  22. I did a little survey: there are 4...

    I did a little survey: there are 4 Apple-installed apps as of 10.1.4 that cannot be copied in their entirety with a finder copy with normal permissions-

    Mail
    Disk Utility
    NetInfo Manager
    Print...
  23. Yes, I can see this is pretty much the only way...

    Yes, I can see this is pretty much the only way right now. I'm real glad we have CCC though. Otherwise, re-installs of the system would be a lot more time-consuming. I've taken to maintaining a...
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    Stan, it sounds like the only choice at present...

    Stan, it sounds like the only choice at present for a striped array, is to format using Express Stripe from ATTO if you want to be able to see your scsi drives in 9 and X but which are not bootable...
  25. I suppose if push came to shove, one could...

    I suppose if push came to shove, one could extract from the individual updater .pkgs. I'd think you'd have to really go about that with care cause you could end up with mismatched parts and pieces. I...
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