Solved

Mac IIsi Best Configuration

Posted on 1997-10-04
4
226 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
What is the most up-to-date system software can be used reliably for Internet communications with a Mac IIsi (68030 microprocessor, 20 MHz) with 17 MB RAM and 80 MB hard disk.  Also, should MacTCP be used with MacPPP or is there a better configuration?  And what version of Netscape is best?
0
Comment
Question by:lcauvin
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:lcauvin
ID: 1542309
Edited text of question
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
rifty earned 80 total points
ID: 1542310
I suggest System 7.1 which is quite stable and manages memory better that System 7.6 (your other alternative). You can use FreePPP rather than MacPPP, and this will require MacTCP.

Use these:

FreePPP version 2.5v3
MacTCP version 2.0.6

Netscape 2.02 is ideal for your system and takes up much less RAM than Netscape 3.

I have tried all of the above and feel confident that this is the best system and peripherals for the speed of your computer and the RAM available.

Rifty
0
 

Author Comment

by:lcauvin
ID: 1542311
Why do you not mention system 7.5, but jump from 7.1 to 7.6 in your reply?
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:rifty
ID: 1542312
There's nothing inherently wrong with 7.5. I said this because you can get a complete Sys 7.6 installation to take you directly from 7.1 with no intermediate steps. If you already have 7.5 installed (or have access to it)  and don't want 7.6, then 7.5 is OK. Personally, I've found 7.1 does the job pretty well and though I can run 7.6 on an LC575 quite OK (using an external drive as the startup disk), I prefer 7.1 for most operations.

Please let me know if you have further questions.

Rifty
0

Featured Post

DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The purpose of this Apple-hardware based article is to provide helpful information about an important component required of all Apple portable notebooks (Apple does not call them "Laptops" because they are too hot to sit on your lap), but is not o…
Along with being a a promotional video for my three-day Annielytics Dashboard Seminor, this Micro Tutorial is an intro to Google Analytics API data.
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question