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vniow
Feb 13, 2003, 09:52 PM
Just ran SU for 10.2.4, and my dial-up connecton dropped right at 39MB. Luckily it didn't delete it so I ran it again and it resumed from where it left off.
I'm pretty sure it's done downloading, but it's been stuck at about two pixels from the end for about 20 minutes.
Is there anything I can do to reset it or something without having to download the whole update again?

-V

vniow
Feb 13, 2003, 10:57 PM
I just deleted the prefs for it to see it that did anything, not it won't even start!

Anybody?

Or else I'm going to have to download another 40.9MB again.........

vniow
Feb 14, 2003, 12:13 AM
Never mind, I restarted and magically it was installed.

Faster too.http://img.ranchoweb.com/images/veronica/smiley.gif

Rower_CPU
Feb 14, 2003, 12:15 AM
Glad you got it fixed...

Restarting/logging out tends to "fix" some things...sometimes. ;)

mnkeybsness
Feb 14, 2003, 12:15 AM
the update took for ever for me too...i believe that that was after it installed it had to optimize and whatnot...

so basically by restarting you didn't let it finish "optimizing"...it should cause no real damage

vniow
Feb 14, 2003, 01:10 AM
Is there anything I can do to optimize it since I interrupted it?

mac15
Feb 14, 2003, 03:08 AM
Just repair your user permissions, thats all optmising is anyways

Bear
Feb 14, 2003, 05:11 AM
Originally posted by mac15
Just repair your user permissions, thats all optmising is anyways
Acgtually optimising is not repairing permissions. There's a good description of it elsewhere on this message board.

GeeYouEye
Feb 14, 2003, 05:33 PM
look on versiontracker for an optimizer. There's at least two that I know of.

mac15
Feb 14, 2003, 05:52 PM
What else does it do? Prebind and repair permissions is the only 2 I can think of

shadowfax
Feb 15, 2003, 12:25 AM
vniow, if you want to have some more fun kicks on the download hold, you might try downloading the apple 10.2.4 package manually and reinstalling it. that way, it will optimize it. if you have friends with broadband (mac or PC of course) you can cajole them into burning it onto a CDR for you and just do that if you are too impatient to wait (i would be!).

vniow
Feb 15, 2003, 01:16 AM
Yeah, I'll probably end up downloading the package again, don't live anywhere near broadband and I could do it in one night so it's no big deal, just weird that it locked up like that.http://forums.macrumors.com/attachment.php?s=&postid=251202

shadowfax
Feb 15, 2003, 01:26 AM
Originally posted by vniow
Yeah, I'll probably end up downloading the package again, don't live anywhere near broadband and I could do it in one night so it's no big deal, just weird that it locked up like that.http://forums.macrumors.com/attachment.php?s=&postid=251202

It is. lotta weird things seem to have happened with this update. i'm sorry you had to go through it, but hopefully the manual package will work for you :).

vniow
Feb 15, 2003, 01:58 PM
Downloaded and installed the manual update last night, don't see any real changes than before, hope any improvements are under the surface.http://forums.macrumors.com/attachment.php?s=&postid=251585

zac4mac
Feb 15, 2003, 02:32 PM
Acted weird for me too. I ran Updater on both my duallie and iBook together. Duallie is hard-line, iBook is on AirPort. The iBook was finished and the duallie was stuck at about 2/3. I quit SETI and the duallie's d/l resumed. All is good now.

Z