[Scribus] serious mac trouble

frank gaude' tanzen
Tue Apr 18 22:43:02 CEST 2006

Steve Herrick wrote:
> On 4/17/06, frank gaude' <tanzen at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> Two possibilities come to mind: 1) hard disk failure, 2) RAM errors.
> Er, what else would I look for to know the difference? Most things
> still work, though AbiWord freezes grusomely and certain apps still
> won't retain preferences.
> To try and keep this on-topic, what would make Scribus files go so
> spectacularly bad? Not all my Scribus files were lost... only the one
> I really needed and its backup.
> Anyway, I'm half a step away from wiping the damn thing and installing Ubuntu.
 From what you describe it's not RAM but a bad hard drive with bad 
sectors that corrupted the file system. Try using the Mac disk tools to 
recover, and if not, then you might have to reformat, or else get a new 
hard drive.


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