NEED HELP: SYSTEM CONFLICTS WITH NETSCAPE/TELNET AND ABI
Fri May 9 13:51:18 EST 1997
In article <5ksjr8$ks at net.bio.net>, caribou at u.washington.edu wrote:
::which say, "error in volume bit mapping" and "error in extents b-trees"
These particular errors are frequently caused by Netscape or other
and is a known problem with disk caching a large number of pages. Two
possible solutions: either set your cache size to zero or use a RAM disk
as the location of your cache. This will keep the disk from beeing
too so often.
Also, Norton doesn't fix b-tree problems correctly. Try using Disk First
Aid, which came with your system. This does a much better job on
root-level directory problems. If the problem doesn't go away, get a
replacement hard drive (it's not a problem with the CPU).
The real take home here is that if you use your collection Mac for
but collection, you are asking for trouble. This is not Mac-specific, nor
is it ABI software-specific. Any time you use a laboratory device driver
for anything other than driving the device it was set-up for, you are
to run into problems eventually. Think of old DOS machines running HPLCs
and ask yourself if you really want to risk messing up your configurations
by installing a word-processor.
You can purchase another Mac that is adequately powerful enough for most
desktop applications for under $1200.
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