Re: Lisa keeps shutting itself off

From: James MacPhail <uo957_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2005 15:17:26 -0700

Patch information for MacWorks Plus 1.0.18...

There are no guarantees, use this information at your own risk.

To apply the patches:

  1. In (a copy of) the MacWorks Plus Installer, use Fedit or an equivalent and look in the DATA fork to search for the "find" data (in hex), and replace with the data shown.
  2. Use the modified installer to 'Update MacWorks' on your parallel port hard disk, and restart to load it.


Find (once): 7210 6100 03E4 47EA 007C 2A9B Replace with 720E 6100 .... (only change the first word)

2) The following patch attempts to fix the bug in MacWorks Plus which would cause disk access in progress to fail when the screen contrast changed.

Find (once):
  2F0C 287C 00FC D901 08EC 0002 0010 08D4 0002 197C   00FF 0018 1944 0008 08EC 0007 0010 0894 0007 08D4   0007 08AC 0007 0010 422C 0018 0894 0002 285F 4E75 Replace with:
  2F0C 287C 00FC D901 002C 0088 0010 1F2C 0078 1F2C   0018 1F14 0894 0003 197C 00FF 0018 1944 0078 0894   0007 08D4 0007 189F 195F 0018 195F 0078 285F 4E75

3) Patch for the shutdown bug in MacWorks Plus:

Find (once): 0300 207C 00FC DD81 2248 2448 5C4A Replace with 0700 207C .... (only change the first word)

HTH, James

>IIRC, 1.0.18x has three patches applied (vs 1.0.18). I'll see if I can dig
>up what these are supposed to fix; it could be the shutdown bug is one of
>>I should have mentioned before, mine is running MacWorks Plus 1.0.18.
>>Would this version still be prone to spontaneous shutdowns? It's never
>>shut itself off before, until I hooked a printer to it, and left it alone
>>for a couple of minutes.

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uo957_at_email.domain.hidden                 but of art as engineering"
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