Re: NTLK Disappearing Memory & full restore

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Wed May 10 2000 - 11:21:38 CDT

Marco Mailand wrote:

> Laurent Daudelin wrote:
> > That's why some people do a full backup regularly, then
> > they do a hard reset in the case of the Newton internal store, or format the
> > external card they use, and then restore the backup they have.
> I did this as well and thought it would defragment and also speed up my
> MP2k, but just the inverse happend: It became awefully slow. Finally
> only a brain wipe and fresh install followed by a partial restore of the
> important data soups only helped me.

Well, I didn't go into that level of details, but that's basically what I do:
brain wipe, packages installation, then a partial restore with only the
information. My reasoning is that since the packages aren't going to change in the
store, as opposed to the information, it makes sense to install them first, then
restore the volatile information. That's what I always did. Never experienced any

Laurent Daudelin
Developer, Adaptive Infrastructure, CIS Fannie Mae
Phone: 703-833-4266
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