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Re: How windows like...
Authored by: sjk on Apr 17, '02 08:49:08PM
I was saying that this particular VISE installer behaves like some Windows installers, not implying whether or not it's actually necessary.

Even so, I understand enough technical details to claim that there's no good reason that this installer demand that other applications quit as a prerequisite for it to run; it's just stupid and blindly aggressive. For example, it wasn't replacing files; I'd never run it before. And compare it with more complex Mac OS X installers that do replace files (which can be done successfully in different ways).

So, the driver's installed and my Lexar GS-UFD-20SA-TP reads a SmartMedia card used in my Visor's MemPlug adaptor, except for "Cannot stat" errors on about 10 out of 500 files when creating a tar archive of the SM volume. fsck_msdos is clean. No trouble reading all files on a Windows box. Hmm.


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