In the majority of cases, if the computer is powered off and restarted, the computer will boot properly. More importantly: Power Computing has identified an issue with a limited number of IDE (ATA) 1.2 GB hard disk drives used with PowerBase computers. This issue can occur with Mac OS 8 or a previous versions of the Mac OS. Power Computing uses the Apple IDE driver installed by the Mac OS Drive Setup utility. Drivers installed by versions … Read more
ScreenShot 2.5.3, a less powerful but still useful screen capture utility, also from Beale Street Group, is already available and is Mac OS 8 compatible.
Mac OS 8 compatible TechTool 1.1.5 coming this week; TechTool Pro update to follow Jeff Baudin of (Micromat) sent me the following note: "TechTool 1.1.5 should be ready this week. … Read more
Meanwhile, Power Computing is reportedly threatening to halt all Mac clone production - at least until this licensing matter gets amicably settled (which I hope is … Read more
Open Transport Yesterday's MRP describes a confirmed bug with "native Open Transport whereby it tries to allocate memory, when it shouldn't, running over LocalTalk." This problem is likely to affect Timbuktu Pro 4.0. Farallon describes a work-around.