[rescue] OS X

Shannon shannon at widomaker.com
Fri Aug 22 23:50:50 CDT 2003

On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 09:06:19PM -0700, N. Miller wrote:

> 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.

Hmmm... the Apple systems build a tree in their OpenFirmware
describing all the devices, and its just nothing like how
a PC works.

I wonder if some change in 10.2 is causing this to proceed slower... not
the firmware, but the OS getting the changed information.

UNIX/Perl/C/Pizza__________________________________shannon at widomaker.com

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