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some problems
Authored by: russ_jacobson on Dec 22, '01 11:34:28PM

While I thought my iBook dual USB, 500 mhz, 320 ram had no problems with 10.1.2 I seem to have been bitten by problem some report.

First my IE 5.1 now has had a couple weird episodes, in which
I get some weird behavior with the spining ball of death, inability to
quit the program and eventually a forced hard shutdown and
reboot. The third time tonight no problems but I have had to
reboot 3 times earlier in evening with IE 5.1 now it seems stable
for the moment.

I also got a weird crash and console came up when I was printing one
of my pages out of IE 5.1. I had done 3 printings ok and was doing a third
when it only printed second page and in consol I got it opening along
with a printer error window log with a mile long of code that
means nothing to me, but it was debugging error code and had some
stuff about kernal errors so I suppose the kernal panic some have seen a little with this one?

People have reported elsewhere now pasting from Classic apps to
OS X apps no longer works, the ball spins for 10-15 seconds and no
text is pasted, but apparently graphics still does??? I do not do t his muc
but in the main console log window I found the following error reported
with classic when it starts:
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Mac OS X Version 10.1.2 (Build 5P48)
Classic Startup: Couldn't connect to the pasteboard. Copy and paste with external apps will not work.
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So I guess that means I probably have this same problem when I choose to copy and paste from classic.

The console log also has the following errors which mean nothing to me, maybe they have always been there after logins?

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Dec 22 18:25:40 localhost WindowServer[69]: CGXDisableUpdate: Updates disabled by connection 0x7c03 for over 1.000000 seconds

Dec 22 19:20:52 localhost WindowServer[69]: CGXDisableUpdate: Updates disabled by connection 0x2f03 for over 1.000000 seconds
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I also saw a post on macfixit that said something about minor errors with some ATM fonts not working now with 10.1.2 update. And now that I open my console up again to past the above what do I find below but another error related to some of my fonts:

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Default TimeZone = America/Chicago
America/Chicago In Daylight = false
America/Chicago Uses Daylight = true
GMT In Daylight = false
GMT Uses Daylight = false
Loading image 1
Loading image 2
Loading image 3
Loading image 4
Loading image 3
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It is repeated over and over again probably each time I do something in IE which I am working in or Entourage as I had been sending about 5 messages (about the number of times this appears interestingly enough?)

Then there is a IE 5.1 specific error that shows up:

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epm applet started 9.37c
Dec 22 22:01:41 localhost /Applications/Internet Explorer.app/Contents/MacOS/Internet Explorer: kCGErrorIllegalArgument : CGSSetWindowAutofill: Invalid window

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Mind you I do not know how many of the above have been going on in console during each login. Does this main console log window keep this error until I empty the log? I obviously do not do much with it nor have ever seen it except when I first explored OS X after starting to use it.

But it seems that IE is getting flakier not that it ever was good, and now I do have the problems with fonts and the pasting from classic problem implied in the consol message. So I wonder if I should have stayed with 10.1.1. I had no problems with what I do and had never had a kernal panic before with printing. (it was after this that IE got really weird by the way).

Russ Jacobson




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some problems
Authored by: maclaw on Dec 24, '01 12:21:01AM

the "couldn't connect to pasteboad..." line does not seem to be a consequence of 10.1.2 specifically. I had this message since at least 10.1 and it continues today (through 10.1.1 and 10.1.2). This despite several complete reinstalls (of both the classic and OS X environments). I can't pin down an origin of the problem but I have generally been able to cut/paste text between classic/native despite this console message. in fact, i talked to apple about this some months ago and neither I nor the service tech could copy binary information (e.g. graphics) from classic to native but we could both copy text.



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