Mac Internet access [was: Which platform?]

Martin Pion mpion at ARTSCI.WUSTL.EDU
Sun Jun 16 01:06:52 EST 1996


Hi Scott,

If you have a FOOLPROOF scheme for using OT and System 7.5.3 update 2.0 on
a PowerMac 7500/100 PCI-based machine I would definitely be interested,
provided it offers a definite improvement in performance/stability over the
current scheme [i.e. "jury-rigged" MacTCP, plus following in
Systems/Extensions: Open Tpt AppleTalk Library; Open Transport Library;
OpenTptAppleTalkLib; and OpenTransportLib]. However, I would request
detailed instructions so I don't make a misstep. It's most frustrating
getting only part of the story, as you are probably aware.

Best regards,
Martin.

 At 9:50 PM 6/14/96, R. Scott Jokerst wrote:
>Martin,
>
>I too have a 7500/100 Power Mac, which was extremely disapointing with
>regard to Internet Access and several other issues (printing, crashing,
>etc.) until I adopted a commonly used jury-rig involving the substitution
>of MacTCP in lieu of Open Transport, and several patches.
>
>System 7.5.3 update 2.0 was a good migration for me, however, and I am now
>happily using OT, etc.
>
>If you are still having problems, I will be happy to let you know how I am
>configured, etc.  I found no need to revert back to 7.5.2
>
>Scott
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