All JAGUAR upgraders read this

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  1. mac15 macrumors 68040

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  2. mac15 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    all I have to say is wow, the speed pickup is insane, its a must for everybody
     
  3. SilvorX macrumors 68000

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    tsk tsk tsk, n u usually tell me the stuff u find out (tidbits) bout mac os :p
    u were saying that jaguar felt faster already anyways :S lol
     
  4. mac15 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    it did, yet I also told you it was sluggish on occassions
     
  5. krossfyter macrumors 601

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    so even if one has done a clean install and follows the instruction that would work right?
     
  6. 8thDegreeSavage macrumors 6502

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    I did a clean originally and just did this...it cut my boot time (from dead mind you) from about 3 minutes total...to one minte...and my apps are flying open!...amazing!


    Jag 6D44
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    768 ram



    Great advice!
     
  7. ShaolinMiddleFinger macrumors 6502a

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    Well, I ran it, I only gave me about 10 seconds quicker for startup time. Roughly 1 minute 37 seconds on a iBook 500 with 384 ram....
     
  8. Nipsy macrumors 65816

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    i'm amazed!! But how can something like this get by Apple? No one and i mean no one would ever stumble across this 'fix'.
    Do the new dual machines suffer with this? esp as they come with Jaguar pre-installed (so i'm told)

    Thanks 4the tip! :)
     
  10. ShaolinMiddleFinger macrumors 6502a

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    Alright....for the next group of people that try this.... why don't you time your boot up time before you try the fix then do the fix and then time it again....see exactly how much more time you gain..... Mine was just 10 seconds. Also state what kind of Mac you have and how much Ram you installed.
     
  11. mac15 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    I shaved 8 secs of mine

    before it , it was 48secs
    now 40secs

    I'm amazed

    and most apps launch 2 bounces less that before
     
  12. Nipsy macrumors 65816

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    I don't care about boot time, as I only do it once a month or so, but I do like the increased Finder response when dealing with 2000+ file folders, the massive load time reductions in iTunes (54 seconds to 18 seconds with 34,000 songs), and the better responsiveness in the Terminal.
     
  13. Gelfin macrumors 68020

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    Only about 10s improvement for me as well on my PB667, but the improvement you see is obviously going to be dependent on how horked your permissions are to start with. The guy who was seeing three minute startup times on his QS867 was obviously having more problems than most. My PB took about a minute (from chime to login screen) before the permission fixes. Jaguar startup times were already pretty screamy for me.
     
  14. Beej macrumors 68020

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    WOW!

    Sensational!
    My boot time went from a mediocre 1:13 to a blazingly fast 1:11!
    My shut down time went from a whopping 41s to an amazing 39s!
    My overall system snappiness has increased a phenomenal 0%!

    Whoopee!

    My machine is a 933 w/ 1 GB RAM.



    OK, so this little tip was useless to me, but hey, keep 'em coming. I'm willing to give anything a shot.

    Plus, I enjoyed reading my Australian MacWorld for 10 minutes while my permissions were being repaired. :)

    If I restart 150 times I might even make that 10 minutes of my life back! :D
     
  15. mac15 thread starter macrumors 68040

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    well sorry beej :D

    the finder is alot faster, I got a folder with 1500 files and it moves very smooth, and like I said also app launch has massively improved
     
  16. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    and how exactly are you measuring the non boot related performance increase?
     
  17. F/reW/re macrumors 6502

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    Same as before, 1,25 on my iBook 500MHz w/384 MB RAM.
     
  18. sphereboy macrumors 6502

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    ..much faster start up time for sure.

    Thanks for the tip.
     
  19. MacBandit macrumors 604

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    Anything that will knock 3 seconds off the startup time of my new Dual/DDR is a serious improvement. From hitting the power button to login screen is now less then 30secs.
     
  20. macstudent macrumors 6502

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    on my ibook700 640MB RAM the startup used to be 1 min 30sec, now it is just under one minute.

    This is quite an amazing trick!!
     
  21. sparkleytone macrumors 68020

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    boot time has got the be the most idiotic "benchmark" i have ever heard of. who gives a ****ing **** how fast it boots?? i don't. my computer is on all the time anyways. i expect it to be fast when its FINISHED booting, i could care less if it took 5 minutes to boot. this is UNIX people, get over it.
     
  22. SilvorX macrumors 68000

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    ok, i'll have fun waiting 10 min for the puter booting up/shutting down :p jk

    some ppl like fast bootups n then theres ppl who dont give a damn if their boot up is 20 seconds or 20 min...
     
  23. sphereboy macrumors 6502

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    I love fast boot ups.. while your still waiting im finished.
     
  24. MacBandit macrumors 604

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    I refuse to leave my computer on unless I'm using it. It's noisy (I can't sleep with constant hum and whirs) and draws power. I shut my computer down if I'm not going to be using it for an hour. That's why I like fast startup. My B/W G3 400 took about a minute and a half to startup with any system. My new Dual Ghz/DDR can be at the finder in 30secs. That's awesome.
     

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