Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by sickracer2015, Apr 24, 2003.

  1. sickracer2015 macrumors member

    Apr 14, 2003
    saw it floating around.. whould would have thought apple would hit 10.2.6.. After 10.2.5 I would figure apple would have their people working on 10.3 for the preview at WWDC..
  2. 4409723 Suspended


    Jun 22, 2001
    The copy I see floating around is 10.2.6 6L51
  3. jholzner macrumors 65816


    Jul 24, 2002
    Champaign, IL
    So, does anyone know anything about the update?
  4. 4409723 Suspended


    Jun 22, 2001
    Well, on the server I saw it, the copy they had was 3.2 megs. And they test the files, this wasn't in the uploads folder.
  5. arn macrumors god


    Staff Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    rumored to fix:

    Improved reliability for the following applications, services, and technologies: Address Book, Graphics, Printing, OpenGL, and PC Card and USB Hub compatibility.

    USB kernal panic fixed, Unreal Tournament 2003 GeForce video improved compatibility and other minor fixes.
  6. mac15 macrumors 68040

    Dec 29, 2001
    wow, its for real

    I thought people were just concluding 10.2.6 would come along
  7. Stelliform macrumors 68000


    Oct 21, 2002
    I hope that they do not hold off UT2K3 until the update. :(
  8. wsteineker macrumors 6502a


    Jul 17, 2001
    Montgomery, AL
    Improved printing will be awesome! I'm having some insane wait times to spool documents. As always, OpenGL and graphics improvements are most appreciated. I saw HUGE improvements in QE performance with 10.2.5, and I'm hoping for the same leap with 10.2.6. Let's hope this one cleans up the remaining bugs so that Panther can bring some real performance! :D
  9. howard macrumors 68020


    Nov 18, 2002
    you know whenever an update occurs i never really feel that much of a difference...unless there is something SPECIFIC being implemented... but i never really notice my comptuer is faster or slower.
  10. RBMaraman macrumors 65816


    Jul 25, 2002
    Prospect, KY
    Ah yes! I knew Jaguar would have a 10.2.6 update!

    I seem to recall a great amount of doubt from people when I mentioned the possibility of a 10.2.6 update in an earlier thread....

    Victory is mine! Ha ha ha!

    Anyway, I'm going to assume this will be the final update before Panther's release. Does anyone think we will see a 10.2.7 update? Right now, I'm betting that September will be the Panther release month, and 10.2.6 will be available in June. Any takers?
  11. MacBandit macrumors 604


    Aug 9, 2002
    Springfield, OR (Home of the Simpsons)
    Me neither. I think it's either hope and expectation causing an effect of a speed up or the fact that the installer rebinds everything. I keep my system extremely clean and have never seen a speedup from an update other then 10.1->10.2.
  12. ebow macrumors 6502a


    Apr 30, 2001
    Trapped in a world before later on
    Nah, the way I see (read: make up) things, the 10.2.x series will end at 10.2.6, but 10.3 will make it up to 10.3.7. Observe:

    10.0.0 --> 10.0.4
    10.1.0 --> 10.1.5
    10.2.0 --> 10.2.6
    10.3.0 --> 10.3.7

    Eh? Eh? :D

    Yeah, so, it's nutty. Sorry, I just finished my last grad school exam ever (most likely)!!! Woo. :) :cool:
  13. sickracer2015 thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 14, 2003
    I found this:

    The 10.2.6 Update delivers enhanced funcionality and improved reliability for the following applications, services, and technologies: Address Book, Graphics, Printing, OpenGL, and PC and USB Hub Device combatibility.

    Mac OSX 10.2.5 USB HUB Kernal panic in certain configurations fixed.
    Unreal Tournament 2003 and GeForce video on Mac OS X 10.2.5 improved compatibility.
    Re-Insertion of Novatel Wireless CDMA 1.9 GHZ PC Card Compatibility Fix.
    Using Paint Effect in Maya on Mac OS X 10.2.5 compatibility fix.
    LaserWriter 8 printing OpenType fonts compatibility fix.
    Added Address book support for Sony Ericcson T610 phone.
  14. MrMacMan macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2001
    1 Block away from NYC.
    uh.... wtf?

    Where are you getting this? ;) :D

    Anyway, Another OpenGL update?? We are getting a little hasty aren't we?

    I guess it fixes some UT2K3 problem or something, BTW, They NEED to release it!
  15. jayscheuerle macrumors 68020


    You obviously don't drink the official MacRumors brand of Kool-Aid! - j


    Besides, my system would speed up more if Adobe optimized their apps better. Have they lost the ability to make responsive applications? I've seen fewer dogs in a kennel...
  16. Freg3000 macrumors 68000


    Sep 22, 2002
    New York
    What's with this UT2K3 talk? Sounds really strange to me. I doubt Apple would actually cite a specific game in an update.
  17. Kid Red macrumors 65816

    Dec 14, 2001
    Re: 10.2.6

    Maybe something to do with the audio bug crash and a few other USB problems. I don't think Apple intended a x.x.6 update.
  18. spaced macrumors newbie

    May 1, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    I hear 10.2.6 will remove even more debug code and make everyone's system a lot snappier.
  19. nichrome macrumors member

    Mar 15, 2003
    Kernal panic, eh

    Kernal panics sure are nasty.

    The update description is Apple-like, but the typo makes the description sound dubious. Hoax-y, even.
  20. wsteineker macrumors 6502a


    Jul 17, 2001
    Montgomery, AL
    No sh*t. It's killing me. The prime reason I am forced to upgrade my system is friggin' Adobe. It also doesn't help that I've got a minute and a half lag when typing more than one sentence of text into a template in Dreamweaver. No matter, though. Macromedia would have a hard time releasing software that's as pitiful as Adobe's latest efforts in terms of performance. :rolleyes:
  21. MacBandit macrumors 604


    Aug 9, 2002
    Springfield, OR (Home of the Simpsons)
    It would not be the first time they have mentioned a specific game or program.

    About typos, search through apples support site they are all over in these update texts.
  22. applenut macrumors newbie

    Apr 24, 2003
    You know I noticed this myself. But maybe it's just me.:rolleyes:
  23. j33pd0g macrumors 6502

    Mar 20, 2003
    Central NY
    I hope 10.2.6 is true and that it fixes what is stated in the rumor.

    10.2.5 made my system slower. However I just tried System Optimizer X 4.0.1 and it sped things up considerably. BTW, and off topic?: Has anybody noticed the .mac service being up and down today? Extra slow for me... also there are periods while connecting times out.
  24. DeusOmnis macrumors 6502

    Jul 22, 2002
    Ann Arbor, MI

    .mac has always been as slow as heck, or at least that's what i remember from iTools.
  25. jouster macrumors 65816

    Jan 21, 2002
    I wonder if this will address the problem I get with sleeping the comp with a 3.5" floppy drive (I know, I know......school requirement....) attached.

    It sleeps, but cannot be woken, even though the little LED pulses normally. A hard reset is the only way to get it started.

    This also happens with my Powermate.....

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