[NTLK] Installing NewtonWorks - BANG!
davemee at gmail.com
Sun Sep 22 09:00:31 EDT 2013
Thanks to the amazing Frank Gruendel, I've managed to get my old 2100 online. I've degraded all my networking gear to handle it. I've struggled making NCX hold a connection - I thought this may have been my crunky Mac, but same problems on a shiny new machine.
Regardless - I managed to get Apache running on my Mac, dropped the UNNA torrent archive under my document root, and told Apache to add the correct mime type to .pkg files via a small .htaccess tweak - this has at least allowed me to browse and install software (I think Frank made sure I'd have IC/VC in place already).
And it's been surprisingly effective, actually.
However, when I try to install NewtonWorks from the UNNA archive, I see a progress bar - then the screen greys out, and the newton freezes. A very hard free, necessitating the removal of battery, mains, and the provision of a jabbing action to the reset button.
Has anyone else come across this? Is it likely to be my slowly failing mac drive, or is this a problem other people have seen before?
Thanks - in advance - for any suggestions! Derision equally welcome!
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