Crashing the Win32 VM w/ Celeste??
sr at evolgo.de
Thu Mar 8 00:55:26 UTC 2001
Mike Rutenberg wrote:
> Running on Win32 with a 3.0+ image, has anyone had any problems creating
> a new empty Celeste using the World menu
> open... email reader
I'm just working under Linux, but..
> I was trying to upgrade a friend's Win95 box to the new 3.0 Squeak and I
> am getting very strange results. It is unclear if this is an image
> problem or a VM problem. My VM in all cases is Win32 3.0 build 2
> If I do this in a generic untouched final release 3.0, Squeak finishes
> creates the appropriate mail files (on disk) and then the VM locks up
> into a processor intensive loop and Windows tells me that the VM is "not
> responding" over an extended period of time. This would possibly point
> to a VM problem. I have not yet been able to isolate where it goes off
> the deep end. This is on Win95 with lots of physical memory and lots of
> image memory allocated.
> On the other hand, if I try the same thing with an older 2.7 image, but
> the same 3.0 VM I have no problem. Celeste opens up and I get control
> again. This is the same old pentium with Win95. This would suggest it
> is an image problem with 3.0, and some mail database cleanups were
> indeed introduced in the 3.0 image.
> On another machine, a Pentium II running Win98, I have no problem at all
> with either scenario, and using exactly the same images and VM.
..this point makes me thinking, that it is no image, but a VM and/or Windows
> Any help would be appreciated. Save any changes before trying... :-)
Stephan Rudlof (sr at evolgo.de)
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