Well Matt, it didn't fix squat. I am now very lucky to get through a backup
without 2-3 reboots. I have EVERYTHING disabled that I don't need to run the
system. 9 was a completely clean install, on a freshly formatted drive.

Disabling AppleShare on this box is not an option, so how retro runs in that
state is immaterial.

As far as the CPU pig goes, with retro running, fore or back, file transfers
are 20% slower with 4.2 running than 4.1

I'm calling Dantz tech support, <tired flame deleted>

john

maybe this will get me that standalone retrospect server that logic and
common sense dictate I have...nahhh...finance dweebs have those parts of the
brain removed when they get their degrees

> From: Matthew Tevenan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Reply-To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date: 10 Dec 99 07:10:27 -0800
> To: "retro-talk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Subject: RE: ASIP & Retro 4.2...an observation
> 
> Reply to:   RE: ASIP & Retro 4.2...an observation
> John,
> 
> When testing AppleShare 6.3, OS 9, and Retrospect 4.2, we didn't
> encounter any problems. When encountering issues like this, the culprit
> usually
> turns out to be something unique to the user's configuration.
> 
> I'd be very interested in hearing if quitting that server agent program
> solves the problem.
> 
> If not, what happens when you run Retrospect after disabling AppleShare?
> Does the problem then go away? If it doesn't, there are other issues at
> work here.
> 
> I'm interested to know how you've come to the conclusion that 4.2 is more
> of a "CPU pig" than 4.1. We actually didn't change that much, at least
> that I'm aware of, that could affect how much CPU time we're taking.
> 
> You can try putting Retrospect into the background, which will make it
> take approximately 30 to 40% less CPU time, but will also slow your backups.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matthew Tevenan
> Technical Support Specialist
> Dantz Development Corporation
> 925.253.3050 
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 
> Welch, John C. wrote:
>> I had been having problems with retro dumping into macsbug about every
> 1.5
>> days since upgrading to OS9/ASIP 6.3. I have Retrospect running in a
> 75MB
>> RAM partition, on a G3/300 beige with 256 MB of RAM. However, I also
> noticed
>> the server agent program that auto starts with ASIP, to facilitate
>> connecting remote admin Macs to the ASIP server. On a lark, I quit that,
> so
>> all that is running is Retrospect.
>> 
>> 
>> That was on Tuesday...so we are now well past the earlier crash periods.
> If
>> it makes it through the weekend, I'll call it a bug, and officially
> report
>> it to Dantz and Apple.
>> 
>> But if anyone from Dantz or Apple wants to check this out on their own,
> I
>> will happily help out.
>> 
>> I have noticed that 4.2 is MUCH more of a CPU pig than 4.1 was, so this
> may
>> be an issue.
>> 
>> john
> 
> 
> 
> 
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