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Monthly Archives: April 2006
….will no longer boot OPENSTEP successfully, as far as I can tell. At least, OS4.2 hangs out, in trying to load the VBE driver. Reverting to Beta 4 works though. If anyone has different experiences with Beta 5, could they … Continue reading
So, Sun have a new CEO in the shape of President and erstwhile COO Jonathan Schwartz. Schwartz joined Sun back when they acquired Lighthouse Design, a NeXTSTEP applications developer with an office suite for the platform. Having slightly more bravado … Continue reading
So, I’m far from the first to discuss the voodoo surrounding repair permissions, but I’ve never seen quite such a flagrant violation of penal code 1984 (It is a felony to pass off your own sloppy programming as a user … Continue reading
[Title link goes to my Oxford homepage, where you can grab a PDF of my slides and notes] So yesterday was the UKUUG/Apple tech briefing on the Intel transition. Talking to Eric (Albert, Apple Core OS group) and listening to … Continue reading
I see someone else is also using OpenStep/Parallels/Mac/i386; let’s hope we don’t start outstripping OS X usage :-) N.B. slides from today’s Intel talk coming soon…ish…
In describing the Apple/UKUUG tech briefing on the Intel transition, MacWorld describe the secondary speaker as “Oxford University Unix expert Graham Lee”. Let’s hope no-one finds out until I’ve managed to start the motor….
“To configure your network card, please download our drivers from this website” That’s a bit like the experience at the moment, getting the NE2K driver for NeXTSTEP onto a Parallels-running installation. Never fear, for I have created NE2k driver floppy … Continue reading
Just turn off VT-x extensions for the host CPU in the VM’s configuration (you’ll find this switch in Options -> VM Flags -> Emulation Flags). Now the system boots fully, in any of the VESA modes that I’ve tried :-)
Thanks to Christian Brunschen and the other kind folks at UK-nextstep-users, I’ve got quite a bit further with my OPENSTEP installation. Christian pointed me to a NE-2000 driver which works without issue on the Parallels-installed OPENSTEP system. Applying Apple’s patches … Continue reading
I’ve been asked a few times about the NSMailDelivery class by a few people, probably either through a mailing list post I made, or iSendMail. Well, let’s look through iSendMail to see what happens. Firstly, the iSendMail target includes Message.framework, … Continue reading