The Personal Disquiet of

Mark Boulton

Tiger woes

– May 5th, 2005 –

Oh the pain of it all. Not only did I have a bit of a mare trying to order this operating system, but now after installing it’s bust my wireless connection.

Apparently I’m not the only one with this problem though. I have an iMac G5 connecting to a Netgear wireless router and Tiger just refuses to play ball with the DHCP, the Airport keeps assigning itself an IP address.

It works fine through Ethernet though - I guess I’ll have to wait for a fix.

Grrrr

Update:

Well, after being up for a long time last night, leaving the FW drive to run on TechTool to try and recover some data I get to it this morning at 7am and it’s totally screwed - B-Tree’s knackered, can’t mount, can’t be fixed, can’t recover any data. Had to wipe it.

That means i’ve lost a bunch of stuff, but most importantly a book I was designing for our wedding photographs. Ouch. The bruising I’ve received from kicking myself will now be aggrevated by the kicking my Wife’s going to give me!

Luckily I backed stuff up to DVD in December, all other work since then has been documentation which has been emailed. Thankfully, I have everything saved in my sent items - thank the lord for IMAP!

Filed in: apple.

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