Re: MacTCP, success!

Richard Fink ( )
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 19:32:32 -0700

Hey- I think you owe us all a pizza !! :-)

Glad you got it !


At 19:01 7/10/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Here's the rest of the story, operator error I'm afraid.
>This school system runs a shell called "AtEase" which basically prevents
>student access into Mac system stuff. When doing admin work this shell is a
>mild pain which is easily bypassed by starting up with the shift key held
>down to skip loading system extensions. I was using this shortcut as I
>installed and configured MacTCP, Netscape, etc.
>Well, duh, MacTCP is also a system extension, so if you bypass extensions
>on a restart it doesn't load -- no TCP, no IP socket. Our MacTCP config was
>all correct, just as I thought -- the solution was to simply remove index
>finger from shift key on startup, then all worked fine.
>Thanks for all the feedback. Told y'all I knew just enough about Macs to be
>dangerous, added a little more today. :-)
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