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. > > -- on digest, so cc me -- > > -- Pete... (the other one) "No Vatican. No Taliban."