Can't reconnect after a disconnect (noted on PowerBook Discussion Board) A user writes: "I am having problems with my internal modem on my PowerBook 3400. After a successful connection, the modem will not dial again. It can take up to 2 hours before it gets free again." Apple replies: "This issue has been escalated to the engineering team and as soon as they make the solution known to me, I will … Read more
"By combining ARA and PPP into a single package with ARA 3.0, you can only make one type of remote connection at a time with ARA. Either an ARA call or a PPP call. In order to replicate … Read more
What's an IDE drive? How do I know if I have one? Keeping it simple here, IDE drives are an alternative to SCSI drives. IDE drives have long been used on PC machines. The Mac traditionally has used SCSI drives. However, recent Mac models have shifted more and more to IDE drives - especially on PowerBooks, Performas and entry level Power Macs (such as … Read more
When using our products, the problem manifests itself as generalized instability when running BBEdit (any version) on a 68040 machine under Mac OS 8.0 with virtual memory turned on. BBEdit may sometimes crash when starting up, but if it doesn't, other misbehaviors will present themselves, such as errors or garbled text when copying, pasting, or scrolling text.
However, the effects of this compatibility issue are not specifically related … Read more
Meanwhile, an article in the American Statesman says that Power Computing intends to ship its new PPC 750 based machines next week - despite the fact that this "would violate terms of Power Computing's agreements with Apple and could propel the dispute over Mac licensing into the courtroom."
(These links first spotted on MacSurfer's Headline News.)
a. A Mac OS 8 related bug that occurs when using Publish & Subscribe. b. A work-around for Ofoto's incompatibility with Mac OS 8. It involves copying Ofoto preferences templates from a 7.6 System Folder. c. An Import Converter released by Microsoft for converting Windows Word 97 files to a format that can be opened by MS Word 5 or 6 for the Mac.