"The Global Village Toolbox problem is actually a bug in GVT. Their extension checks to see if they can get a large contiguous chunk of memory, instead of checking to see if a certain amount of memory is available. This can sometimes fail (with or without CC installed) when memory conditions of the system heap at startup time are not perfect. … Read more
For those of you interested in saying hello, I will be doing a book signing for Sad Macs at the Peachpit booth on Wednesday from 3:00-4:00. I will also be giving a conference session (with Bob LeVitus), called Soup-Up-Your-Mac Supersession, on Thursday at 2:30. I am tentatively scheduled to do an interview for Macworld Expo-TV sometime on Thursday. And I will, of course, be walking around the exhibit hall every day. Hope to see you there. … Read more
That's why we are jointly announcing that, starting today, we will each maintain a permanent link to the other's site, located at the end of each … Read more
Mactell support Owners wanting help with their Mactell clones should check out the Unofficial Mactell Discussion Forum.
New version of Power Windows coming soon Greg Landweber informs MacFixIt that he is working on a "new version of Power Windows (his solid / translucent window dragging utility) that supports Mac OS 8 and … Read more
TIL 22125: Comm Slot II issue "The Power Macintosh G3 comes with a modem slot on the Personality Card. This slot lets you install Apple's 56kbps modem card which is available as a build-to-order option. While this slot has the same dimensions as those found with Comm Slot II, it does not use Comm Slot II protocols. Comm Slot II cards other than Apple's 56kbps modem card will not work in the Personality Card's modem slot." More on Ethernet/Comm slot support can be found in TIL file 24297: … Read more