Re: Installing LOS - actual problems

From: shaqtopz <shaqtopz_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 08:09:45 -0800 (PST)

Best stuff to use on edge connectors, or any connectors is DeoxIT. On edge connectors I use the deoxIT GOLD wipes and pen. Product actually chemically improves connections after cleaning them.

On Nov 20, 11:44 pm, James MacPhail <g..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> >install LOS 3.1 .. but I ran into some problems.
> >start install.. then the install programm stops - Lisa office system could
> >not be installed
> I don't know/recall what specifically can cause that behaviour, but the
> things that come to my mind as suspects are:
> a) is the floppy disk unlocked? (The installer needs to write the serial
> number onto the disk)
> b) enough memory? (you need 1MB or more for LOS)
> c) is the widget completely working... will it boot into MW XL 3.0? Even if
> it does, it may have bad sectors. What messages are shown before it fails?
> (Has it started to initialize the drive when it fails?)
> d) is the floppy drive working ok? (old grease removed and re-lubricated)
> e) Poor/dirty contacts cause all sorts of Lisa problems. If all else fails,
> try cleaning the edge connectors for the CPU, I/O, and mother boards with
> electroniccontact cleaner.
> >Do I have to make a special format of the disk before?
> Installing the OS will initialize the hard drive by writing zeros to all
> the sectors; you don't need to do anything to the hard drive before the
> installation, but it does need to be a good drive.
> HTH,
> James
> James MacPhail "Think not of engineering as art,
> uo..._at_email.domain.hidden but of art as engineering"
> Sigma Seven Systems Ltd.
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