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Thanks for that idea, but I decided to try... 277 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for that idea, but I decided to try changing my DNSs and that ended up solving the problem. I can only assume that because these are special, internal only IPs (192.168.x.x) that the host...
Posted by altoid, on Nov 19, 2001 at 08:22 PM, in Mac OS X
anyone? 277 Views / 10 Replies  
anyone?
Posted by altoid, on Nov 19, 2001 at 12:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Well... okay, i see what yer sayin'... only thing... 277 Views / 10 Replies  
Well... okay, i see what yer sayin'... only thing is that the IP of my mac is a NAT'd IP# of the 192.168.x.x variety - as are all the computers on this network, so by the reverse DNS lookup logic,...
Posted by altoid, on Nov 17, 2001 at 05:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Hostname stuck! Not the average "hostname" question 277 Views / 10 Replies  
Okay, so this is new on me and I'm hoping someone else has seen this sort of thing. Last week my 10.1 comp was renamed to shop-kenwood-usa.com.backup.ladc.eni.net and I have NO idea how. No one has...
Posted by altoid, on Nov 17, 2001 at 10:49 AM, in Mac OS X
Stability - OS X has panicked (but it's OK) ... 853 Views / 93 Replies  
Stability - OS X has panicked (but it's OK)
Some panicks during usage of Sherlock. Right now I'm occasionally getting a kernel panic at startup when my external Western Digital HD is plugged in. ...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 26, 2001 at 08:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Ya know if I thought I would find these kind of... 510 Views / 11 Replies  
Ya know if I thought I would find these kind of uptight responses I would have defended my question before asking it... but I don't think I should have to do that.

Second grease, if you read the...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 24, 2001 at 09:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for that 'helpful' response Since, but I... 510 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for that 'helpful' response Since, but I did search the OSX usage and support forums and I've read every message with the word "sendmail" in the body. I have seen that several ppl have...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 22, 2001 at 08:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Glad you figured it out. Could u clarify for... 510 Views / 11 Replies  
Glad you figured it out.

Could u clarify for the me exactly what you did? Where do you define the host name? I have these same errors reported in mail.log and would love to find a fix.

Thanks
Posted by altoid, on Apr 21, 2001 at 09:52 PM, in Mac OS X
don't know why it's not working at first boot up,... 250 Views / 5 Replies  
don't know why it's not working at first boot up, but you should be able to see if it ran successfully by checking that the NAT daemon is running.

ps -ax | grep nat

Tho that wont say if all the...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 11, 2001 at 12:30 PM, in Mac OS X
Wow, I can't believe no one answered this one. ... 212 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, I can't believe no one answered this one.

I read somewhere that making a script that included commands followed by the shutdown command, then making an alias that runs the script when you...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 11, 2001 at 12:21 PM, in Mac OS X
yeah, I've had 2. One that happened when I tried... 617 Views / 60 Replies  
yeah, I've had 2. One that happened when I tried using the systems disk pref. and the 2nd time when I tried to repeat it. I think the problem had come up w/ others, but it hasn't happed since (a...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 9, 2001 at 11:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Anyway to launch scripts at shutdown? 212 Views / 3 Replies  
I see plenty of ways to get scripts to run at start up, at login and at logout, but nothing for shutdown.

Anyone know of a way to set a script to run right at shutdown?
Posted by altoid, on Apr 9, 2001 at 06:20 PM, in Mac OS X
I asked a similar question in another thread and... 205 Views / 3 Replies  
I asked a similar question in another thread and it was suggested I look in /System/Library/StartupItmes. There are sub folders there of process that start w/ the boot process. I have not tried it...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 6, 2001 at 08:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for the info. So I went to check out... 243 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the info.

So I went to check out the startupitmes folder and found that a Sendmail subdirectory with a starup script was already there. So I looked around for the system.log and found...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 6, 2001 at 08:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Starting Daemon At Startup 243 Views / 3 Replies  
it would be cool to have sendmail start as a daemon at start up so that it's running no matter who logs in. And so that if anyone logs out, it's still running.

I thought about editing the shell...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 5, 2001 at 09:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Found a very short thread here: ... 205 Views / 2 Replies  
Found a very short thread here: http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/Forum33/HTML/002543.html

It bascially suggests trying BrickHouse which you can find at Version Tracker.com. I tried it a few days...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 1, 2001 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Someone posted a thing about how to turn off/on... 205 Views / 2 Replies  
Someone posted a thing about how to turn off/on your ports for protection - not sure if I saw that here or somewhere else... anyone seen that info? Might want to try a search on the OSX forum for...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 1, 2001 at 07:45 PM, in Mac OS X
I found some helpful info in the README that... 232 Views / 4 Replies  
I found some helpful info in the README that resides in the directory w/ all the login/environment stuff. Try

%> more /usr/share/init/tcsh/readme

I followed the instructions there and made a...
Posted by altoid, on Apr 1, 2001 at 07:41 PM, in Mac OS X
That's a good thought I think to break up the one... 303 Views / 3 Replies  
That's a good thought I think to break up the one line into 2 aliases. The problem seems to be that the shell will not deal with any nested quotes at all in aliases. I tried changing from single to...
Posted by altoid, on Mar 28, 2001 at 08:57 PM, in Mac OS X
command line alias problem 303 Views / 3 Replies  
So I decided to create the file called aliases.mine in ~/Library/init/tcsh/ so I could make up my own command aliases to use while in tcsh. Simple aliases have been working (like alias ls 'ls -la',...
Posted by altoid, on Mar 26, 2001 at 06:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanx Scott! That looks promising. When my... 266 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanx Scott! That looks promising. When my final release copy arrives I'm sure the first thing I'm gonna do is to try to install the ksh (if I can wait that long, mb I'll try it on the PB...
Posted by altoid, on Feb 26, 2001 at 07:02 AM, in Mac OS X
sort of off topic, sort of not.... Does the... 224 Views / 9 Replies  
sort of off topic, sort of not....

Does the 32MB Radeon AGP Card that is made for the PC work in a Mac? I've got one sitting around and if I can put it in my Mac that'd be great!
Posted by altoid, on Feb 12, 2001 at 11:38 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I found that I cannot play with the music option... 264 Views / 17 Replies  
I found that I cannot play with the music option enabled (it's just for background music during game play I beileve) because of the mouse moving problem. Turning it off solved my problem too.

I...
Posted by altoid, on Feb 8, 2001 at 12:23 PM, in Gaming
Jnunez sorry to hear yer night was so... 248 Views / 17 Replies  
Jnunez sorry to hear yer night was so frustrating.

The only thing I can offer that might help is on the G4 that took a long time to load when u clicked on Multiplayer... I had the same problem...
Posted by altoid, on Feb 4, 2001 at 05:12 PM, in Gaming
Well, I have not been able to get enough ppl... 248 Views / 17 Replies  
Well, I have not been able to get enough ppl together to test an IP game connection for any good length of time - everyone finds Game Ranger too convenient.


I gotta tell ya tho, the problem...
Posted by altoid, on Feb 3, 2001 at 11:41 AM, in Gaming
Launcher Issues 229 Views / 0 Replies  
Wuz having the window size problem.

I've found numerous replies on this topic in the forum already. Sorry for the redundancy.

[This message has been edited by altoid (edited 02-03-2001).]
Posted by altoid, on Feb 3, 2001 at 11:22 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Korn Shell (ksh or pdksh) for OSX? 266 Views / 6 Replies  
Anyone know if this is happening?

Truth is that I'm newbie enough at UNIX to not be too picky at which shell I use, but I'm taking a class in UNIX scripting and they use the Korn Shell as the...
Posted by altoid, on Feb 3, 2001 at 11:18 AM, in Mac OS X
Ya know that's a good question. Most of our... 248 Views / 17 Replies  
Ya know that's a good question.

Most of our games have been on GR, mb 98%. Of the 4 or 5 we played on IP I recall some crashing. But we'de have to test on that to figure it out.

I'll do...
Posted by altoid, on Jan 21, 2001 at 07:05 PM, in Gaming
Anyone else having this problem w/ Rogue Spear MP... 248 Views / 17 Replies  
Anyone else having this problem w/ Rogue Spear MP (MultiPlayer)?
Posted by altoid, on Jan 21, 2001 at 03:38 PM, in Gaming
Is it me or is Rogue Spear MP *Really* Crashy 248 Views / 17 Replies  
It seems everyone I play w/ on a regular basis on Game Ranger is crashing - A LOT! It's rare that me and my buddies get thru 3 full games w/out someone crashing.

Seems to happen to me when i'm...
Posted by altoid, on Jan 19, 2001 at 10:36 AM, in Gaming
Release Date for Rogue Spear? 188 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone know when?

Should be sometime this month mb?
Posted by altoid, on Jan 8, 2001 at 10:09 AM, in Gaming
No looking forward to Rogue Spear for the Mac? ... 451 Views / 51 Replies  
No looking forward to Rogue Spear for the Mac?

I am!

Says it's due out this month... Anyone know when?

Also looking forward t0 the potential of Myth III and HALO
Posted by altoid, on Jan 8, 2001 at 10:05 AM, in Gaming
Both OSs have strengths and weaknesses. The fact... 167 Views / 17 Replies  
Both OSs have strengths and weaknesses. The fact that W2k has been built with NT technology make it an OS w/ more features for network integration into NT networks - which is nice in this Windows...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 28, 2000 at 11:40 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
well, yer not giving us a lot to go on. It... 183 Views / 4 Replies  
well, yer not giving us a lot to go on.

It could be your DNS configuration in the TCP/IP control panel. It could be your ISP is having problems.

I would double check all your settings in...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 23, 2000 at 10:29 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Oh it's nice. I like the optimized drawing... 293 Views / 4 Replies  
Oh it's nice.

I like the optimized drawing of the planning map and the improved 3d-ness of it is nice too. Added option to pick your ammo is cool too.

Game play is much smoother and the...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 17, 2000 at 11:15 AM, in Gaming
Disk Warrior and TechTool v3 are other utils to... 192 Views / 11 Replies  
Disk Warrior and TechTool v3 are other utils to try.

Disk Warrior recommends using that first, then a utility like TechTool.

-Al
Posted by altoid, on Dec 17, 2000 at 11:01 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Those are good suggestions. You also might want... 187 Views / 3 Replies  
Those are good suggestions. You also might want to hook a voice phone up to the line and listen. Hit a number to get rid of the dial tone and listen for static - it could be a noisy line.

While...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 17, 2000 at 10:55 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
petek wrote: ------------------ As far as MS... 188 Views / 8 Replies  
petek wrote:
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As far as MS Office docs, you shouldn't have any cross-platform problems opening them as long as you remember to use the right extension when you create one on the...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 9, 2000 at 09:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I think they should port OSX to Intel, but not so... 176 Views / 9 Replies  
I think they should port OSX to Intel, but not so it will run on ANY intel box, but only the ones that Apple makes http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif

Apple should jump ship on the...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 9, 2000 at 09:24 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
>So far Iíve come across: > ... 188 Views / 8 Replies  
>So far Iíve come across:
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>MacLinksPlus - As far as I can tell weíve only got the control panel and import/export translaters in Appleworks.

If she's using MS Office on the PC side and you...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 6, 2000 at 05:30 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Speaking of apple scripts.... I have a... 185 Views / 4 Replies  
Speaking of apple scripts....

I have a script that moves everything on my desk top to a desired position at start up. Really great to use w/ cool desktop pix. There is a problem w/ my script...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 3, 2000 at 01:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I too would like to see Apple not only port OSX... 193 Views / 24 Replies  
I too would like to see Apple not only port OSX to Intel, but start using the Intel processors in their own machines. Ya, I know... but plz spare me a death by fire.

Think about it. This way...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 3, 2000 at 12:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I find Action Utilities' Action Menus is a great... 184 Views / 6 Replies  
I find Action Utilities' Action Menus is a great solution, it will handle your problem w/ the Apple menu - and them some. It handles the Hierarchy issue for you and adds other functions like being...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 3, 2000 at 12:12 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Norton System works was released recently and I... 180 Views / 2 Replies  
Norton System works was released recently and I think it's really worth having. It has a file recovery feature available.

I would avoid using your computer much untill you can get a good recovery...
Posted by altoid, on Dec 3, 2000 at 11:21 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Deleting Zones? 152 Views / 0 Replies  
I bought a b/w G3 at an auction and it's great! Everything is in good order except for one small thing. I have a USB printer hooked up to my iMac and a hub between my iMac and my new G3. The G3...
Posted by altoid, on Nov 27, 2000 at 10:46 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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