XP Problems Persist...

Dan Shafer revolutionary.dan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 14:34:36 EST 2006

There's been a fair amount of chatter on various lists and boards I monitor
about treating a thumb drive more like a remote drive than an attached drive
in the sense that compressed files seem to go over to them much more cleanly
and reliably than uncompressed files.

The discussion here seems to bear that out.

On 3/3/06, jeffrey reynolds <jeff at siphonophore.com> wrote:
> I have seen flash drives create two files when doing a os9 <> osx
> transfers between computers. one is a dummy file maybe containing the
> resource fork? they sometimes look pretty much the same, but one is
> functional. this varies with the drive and i think may be due to the
> drivers on the drive and how its handling the transfer. have never
> had the files come across corrupted though.
> jeff
> On Mar 3, 2006, at 6:23 AM, use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com
> wrote:
> > Stephen,
> >
> > An interesting spotlight... we had, indeed, been going between his XP
> > machine, any semi-working OS 9 machine and my OS X laptop...
> >
> > Judy
> >
> > On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Stephen Barncard wrote:
> >
> >> Especially had problems using a thumb drive between sys9 and 10.
> >
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