Image recovery?

Esteban Lorenzano estebanlm at
Wed Nov 28 21:52:25 UTC 2007

Hi Gulik,No, it was not a morphic application, but seaside 2.8. And yes, I
have REPLServer installed and running but it was useless :(


On Nov 28, 2007 4:56 PM, Michael van der Gulik <mikevdg at> wrote:

> On Nov 28, 2007 9:56 AM, Esteban Lorenzano <estebanlm at> wrote:
> > Hi all,I have an image that is not working anymore, and I can not take
> > control from that (the image starts, but i can't press any key, not even
> > cmd+.)
> > Is there a way to load the image (as an ImageSegment or something like
> > that) so I can recover the objects I need?
> >
> Do you mind if I ask what happened so that the image broke? Was it a
> custom morph?
> Under some circumstances, it is possible to recover a broken image if you
> have prepared for the case of failure. I use REPLServer, which is a telnet
> server that executes Smalltalk commands in the image, to enter these image
> via a "back door" and then recover the image manually. One helpful command
> in REPLServer is:
> : utils rebootMorphic.
> Which starts you on a completely fresh, newly created Morphic project and
> usually gets things going again. You can also suspend all (non-vital)
> processes and restart only the core Morphic process to work out what went
> wrong.
> REPLServer is available via the PackageUniverse in 3.10. Send all bug
> reports to me :-).
> Gulik.
> --

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