[rescue] OS X
vraptor at promessage.com
Wed Aug 20 23:06:19 CDT 2003
On Wednesday, August 20, 2003, at 01:57 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> He did say 10.1, so it's possible. Mac OS X has been getting -faster-
> with each release. The beta of 10.3 I played with -zoooomed-. I shit
> you not: Finder operations and general UI responsiveness were twice as
> snappy. The system did take longer to boot, but it was a very pleasant
> experience from there on out. I'm especially happy about the new
> "exposi" feature.
I've been seriously considering installing 10.3, but wondered
how stable it was, since I don't generally like to eat some-
one else's dog food when I am unfocussed as all get out anyway
(but that's a different story).
One thing I noted recently, as I've been testing some stuff
I have to sell to see how it works under OS X. 10.2 seems
very slow to reconfigure after removing hardware (e.g. PCI
scsi or other cards). I don't know if it's because I removed
more than one card at a time, or what. I thought I had hosed
up the HD, since I didn't get the spinning dial, and booted
off CD to check. HD was OK. Booted again, and this time was
*patient*. Now, when it reboots, it's back to normal.
Not quite as bad as full diags getting turned on for an E6000
or the like, but pretty slow nonetheless.
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