[OS X TeX] Off topic: system stablitity

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Jun 21 14:22:34 EDT 2009

On Jun 21, 2009, at 8:15 AM, George Gratzer wrote:

> Even though I reinstalled the system with wipe disk, it is much more  
> unstable than ever before since the introduction of OS X. Now I work  
> with the Force Quit Application window open all the time.

What OS version did you install?  What hardware are you running it on?

> Example: if I upload a file to iDisk, the Finder may become  
> unresponsive for up to a minute. The Finder turns red in the Force  
> Quit Application window. If I relaunch the Finder, I loose the  
> upload, but nothing else is effected.

WebDav performance in Finder has always been poor, especially if you  
have a slow connection.  Uploading via Safari or Transmit is more  

> When the Finder is unresponsive, the keyboard combination invoking  
> the Force Quit Application window does not work either.

That has not been my experience.  If you can reproduce that problem,  
file a bug report with Apple at http://bugreport.apple.com (free  
registration required).

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