[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Re: Off to a running startup

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From: Pete Beaumont <furbies@...>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 18:12:56 +1000
On Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at 02:54  PM, Laurent SIEBENMANN wrote:

>
>
> Hi all,
>
> Walter Lenk <Walter_Lenk@...>
> Mon, 3 May 2004 17:46:25 -0400
> wrote:
>
>> I am certainly not a Microsoft fan, but I must say
>> that one of the neat things about Virtual PC (now
>> owned by Microsoft!) is the ability to save the state
>> of the virtual machine. This takes about 5 or 10
>> Seconds to do, and then when next you run Virtual PC
>> again (maybe days later), your whole Windows
>> environment comes up in about 5 or 10 Seconds just as
>> you last left it - programs running, files open, etc.
>> I'm impressed.
>
> And Al Staffieri Jr.
> soon replied:
>
>> There was a System extension available for OS 7/8/9
>> that does that on
>> Macs. Don't know if there's anything similar for OS X.
>
> Very interesting. Name? Details? I wonder if it can
> somehow be used for fast recovery from a a hard
> freeze during dangerous FB programming
>
> On the same tack, I am still utterly horified by the
> near impossibility to backup and or clone a
> operational OSX. I have always ratcheted up my Mac OS
> configurations reverting to the most recent backup
> that that worked well -- when I get out beyond
> understanding and repair -- as often happens after a
> thunking big installation.
>
> Any progress there?
>

Have you tried Carbon Copy Cloner ?
It's available from:
http://www.bombich.com
(I think ?)

> Cheers
>
> Laurent S.
>
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>
> --


Pete...                          (the other one)

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