In <orac-0A81A1.14295130062003host9.newsfeeds.com> Orac wrote:Yes, Return to CW is often cited in this context. But my impression was> In article <20030630111636966-0700news.la.sbcglobal.net>,
> matt neuburg <matttidbits.com> wrote:
>>>> In <9d04393c.0306300959.30c33c76posting.google.com > Gene D. wrote:>>>> > I am running OS X on an iBook and recently have received a screen
>> > while using Safari that said:
>> > "You need to restart your computer. Hold down the PowerButton for
>> > several seconds or press the Restart Button. This message is in 4
>> > languages and you have to restart.
>> > This has happened twice recently and I don't have a clue as to what
>> > causes this. Can anyone help.
>> That's a kernel panic. Typically this is a hardware problem; could be
>> bad RAM, could be something connected to the computer. m.
> I've had it happen when running Return to Castle Wolfenstein on a
> machine that may not have had enough VRAM for the graphics.
that this showed you had bad RAM (i.e. it was exposing areas of RAM that
weren't getting worked out enough otherwise). I could be wrong about
this, though; Orac is the one with the game, not me, so my impression (
gathered mostly from reading postings by others on the topic) may not be
worth anything on that score. m.
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