Solved

MacsBug 6.6 and OS 9.0

Posted on 2000-02-28
3
259 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I have two Macs (one SpecEd DVD iMac and a G3 Blue&White) that I use for testing. Recently, both systems are now reporting a 'user break' when MacsBugs loads durin start up:

User break @080CBC4A HGETVOL+FG060
  (it looks like "Debugger" was loading)
EBBE is ON (using the value $68F168F1 with a task rate of #17 milliseconds
---------------
There appears to be a number of minor system problems associated with it, Navigator prefs are no longer recognized, the system appears to be prone to crashing with memory exceptions/bus errors/unable to access issues and possibly others.

I use this to debug developing software and I need to know that MacsBug isn't the one causing the problem.

Does anyone know what is happening?
0
Comment
Question by:jbgrant
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
weed earned 50 total points
ID: 2567018
When you installed MacsBug you probably installed the items in the "into Debugger Prefs file" "into MacsBug Preferences folder" folders....DONT...heh...Remove them. Heres a list of the items in those folders:

Leaks dcmd - optional
PageFaults dcmd - optional
Startup Actions - optional
KCHR (U.S.) - optional

Just to cover your bases also give Norton a runthrough to clean up any oddities. If removing those optional macsbug items doesnt fix it then its not a macsbug problem. I would check any 3rd party extensions/control panels to make sure theyre not causing system weirdness.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jbgrant
ID: 2570828
That did the trick! Thanks so much! I don't understand, though, if the optional items are provided by Apple with the application, why does it cause this problem? Thanks anyway!
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:weed
ID: 2571025
The optional items are for 68k emulation code and some other odds and ends that 1) slow down your system and 2) mess with virtual memory...The readme that comes with Macsbugs explains in more detail than i can.
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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
MacBook Pro - white screen with SLOW thermometer at boot, hard drive seems OK 9 100
Recording my desktop on a Mac 3 71
apple tv fire 15 54
macbook pro wont power on 9 21
Does your iMac really need a hardware upgrade? Will upgrading RAM speed-up your computer? If yes, then how can you proceed? Upgrading RAM in your iMac is not as simple as it may seem. This article will help you in getting and installing right RA…
In this article we discuss how to recover the missing Outlook 2011 for Mac data like Emails and Contacts manually.
Established in 1997, Technology Architects has become one of the most reputable technology solutions companies in the country. TA have been providing businesses with cost effective state-of-the-art solutions and unparalleled service that is designed…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

809 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