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Editor's note: these tips are from OS/2 users and in some cases can not be verified
by myself. Please heed this as a warning that if you are not sure about something,
don't do it.
use NET ADMIN \\machinename /C processkiller.exe /pid=123
on machines that you don't want to run the telnet daemon on but do have Peer installed.
I just did some minor modification to my case, an InWin500 with 250w PS (17"
high case). Since I bought, one by one, all bays (3 HDD's, 2 CD's, tape) and slots
are now full on an ATX mb w/ a PPro 200. Two scsi cards added 2 cables that just
get in the way of good air flow. The thingy was getting "warm' but I did not
know how warm.
I managed to get a quality glass thermometer inside and it was running at 40c
(105F) in a 20C (70F) room. This was with the PS fan blowing in (a la ATX) in the
upper rear of the box and an auxillary 3" fan blowing out of the case in the
lower front (BTW, this was the Mgf. recommendations.) While 105 F is not extreme,
we all know that cooler is better.
Well, a philips screwdriver and 20 minutes, I reversed the airflow of both fans.
Now, ambient 'cool' air IN the front and exhaust 'hot' air OUT the PS at the back.
The case temp is now at 30C (88F), which is one half of the temp delta before.
So, if you have added the card here and the NIC there and that 20gb archive HDD,
maybe this one's for you.
Call it a "cheap trick" with good results.
this worked for me,
1) download zip file from dadaware
2) download zip file from hobbes
3) unzip both files in SEPERATE directories
4) copy inifile.cm_
from hobbes zip over files in dadaware zip
5) copy EPFIPII.DLL from somewher (I used PMView origional) into dadaware directory
6) verify LIBPATH=.: Is start of libpath string If not add and reboot to take effect
7) execute install from dadaware directory
By the way, if you have the UDF IFS installed, do not be tempted out of curiousity
to format a hard disk partition or non-DVD removable disk with it. It will very
likely corrupt the partition table of a hard disk. It will also thoroughly corrupt
a removable disk that has the superfloppy (no partition table) format, rendering
it useless until you do a low-level format of it.
I have tried this myself with horrific results. Not only did I lose my partition
table (ehich I ended up rewriting by hand), but I now have a Zipdisk that OS/2 can
no longer format. I suppose a low-level format will fix it, but I can't be sure.
I consider this a bug, since it should not even attempt to format anything besides
a DVD or CDR. You might want to report it to IBM as such. Either that, or IBM should
support its use on hard drives or removables, since UDF is a good cross-platform
filesystem (I believe Linux supports this.)
For large tables, if there is not too much data in each cell, it can be handy
to use Mesa/2 and export as html. Then copy and paste into the page. The html Mesa/2
generates is pretty clean.
If you need a calendar-style page for anything, LotusWordPro will make that nicely
and save as html with little in extraneous tags.
It's slow for everyone, because of all those ads they give you. The way to access
Deja without the ads is to go to <http://www.exit109.com/~jeremy/news/deja.html>.
Another possibility might be to install Junkbuster.
Does your MP3 player have a 'buffer size' option? If so, try increasing it. This
procedure banished the skips on an ESS card here.
Your problem could be with the location of the RSJ drivers in your config.sys
file. I have an Adaptec 2920c scsi card and the old Adaptec drivers when installed
with RSJ caused a system Trap. Remming out either device statement allowed the system
to boot. It turned out to be a loading problem, I only found this out by moving
the Adaptec driver around in config.sys. The scsi basedev statement needs to be
the 1st Basedev statement and RSJ's
REM *** RSJ CD-Writer File System ***
RUN=E:\CDWFS\CDWFSD.EXE -p "F:/TMP" -c20000 -b4096 -t2 -i3 -s0
needs to be near the beginning with the other IFS statements.
I expect that you'll find this setting under BootManager Options in FDISK.
You might be able to change it without rebooting by using FDISKPM; highlight
the BootManager partition, and select Options.
Then Vincent Jamar added:
Exactly,at "options" under inicialization values, there should be NO
system choosen, but a blank line. This way, you are always by default boot the last
OS you were using !
I have an answer to a question you may/may not have been asked before.
I chose the AT Mainboard Bx Pro M/B partly because I knew it would support OS/2.
The driver CD for the Motherboard (shipped with it) contained drivers for the onbard
video (SIS 6326 AGP 8MB).
I run Warp 3 FP40. When I upgraded to Netscacpe 4.04, Netscape reported an excpetion
which could not be dispatched, insufficient stack space, and named IBMDEV32.DLL
as the culprit. I tried Netscape 4.61 and the same happened.
I tried everything from meditation to loud screaming. Then I acquired the latest
version of the video driver from SIS. I applied the driver in the directory SBCS.30.
This cured the problem.
I can't imagine I am the only person who has had this happen, and thought I'd
let you guys know given that the error message is pretty misleading.
You can edit the norman.rsu file.
Edit the NAME statements to remove the path before the file name. i.e.
Editor note: Once you make the above changes to a local copy of the norman.rsu,
you can then drag the norman.rsu file to netscape and it will proceed to download
and update your Norman Antivirus the same process as used to apply fixpaks online
for OS/2 itself.
Did some searching of my bookmarks, after a few jumps found the following listing
all the top-level domains suffix.
Basically if you have the professional version installed and the SDD/se version
installed, then the SDD/se version will actually run as the professional version
(ie: with all the Pro features). Normally when the pro version times out, it will
disable itself. However if the SDD/se version is installed, it will go back to the
SDD/se feature set.
Check the readme file that comes with SDD (the SDD Pro beta version) - you will
find config.sys settings to do this...
should do the trick
The Boot manager problem (Boot manager is destroyed by W2000!) can be resolved
by installing Powerquest's Boot magic. This boot manager is included in Partition
Magic Pro ver 5.0'. It is a little more versitile than the IBM boot manager but
has a rather disgusting background image. The big plus, is that you now have the
use of a fourth Primary partition, as Boot Magic does not require its own partition.