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Re: [wpmac] Re: SheepShaver Stalls on Startup

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  • Geoff Gilbert
    Bill I only guessed because the same thing happened to me and that s the fix I came to. SS doesn t like too much memory allocated in its Prefs? Geoff -- Geoff
    Message 1 of 8 , Jun 15, 2012
      Bill
      I only guessed because the same thing happened to me and that's the fix
      I came to. SS doesn't like too much memory allocated in its Prefs?
      Geoff
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      > billcheb <mailto:bcheb@...>
      > 15 June 2012 14:54
      > Hi Brian,
      >
      > Thanks for your comments.
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      > Yes, I was on the verge of doing a fresh install until Geoff's
      > question about memory allocation triggered my memory about this
      > aspect. As I posted earlier, I reduced the memory allocation in the SS
      > prefs and now it's working again. But your point about having a 'spare
      > mac' on the MBP is well taken. My ultimate backup however is my old
      > 'Pismo' PowerBook with a G4 processor running 10.4 and OS9 Classic on
      > my home network. Your comments about one extension at a time
      > troubleshooting does bring back some fond (and some not so fond)
      > memories of the Classic days.
      > With regards,
      > Bill Cheb
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      > Brian Browne <mailto:brianbrowne@...>
      > 14 June 2012 13:34
      > I had a similar problem a few months ago, with virtually the same
      > setup (10.5.8 on my MBP, SS 2.3). I couldn't get a handle on the cause
      > so I re-installed SS from a fresh download of the image and it's still
      > working perfectly, although it does seem to make the fans scream a bit
      > louder. I kept the original installation for a while (to see if I
      > could find a cause and thereby avoid the problem in future) but gave
      > up eventually. Unless your SS installation is very heavily customised
      > I'd suggest the fresh install as the way forward. Even if you want to
      > put the time into repairing the original, it'd be no harm to have a
      > 'spare mac' so you can copy over system files, extensions, etc for
      > some old-fashioned 'one extension at a time' troubleshooting.
      >
      > Brian.
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