[NTLK] restart/reset button Was: testing testing

Fabrice Braun newton at fabricebraun.de
Mon Aug 17 08:22:10 EDT 2020


So, I hit the reset button on my eMate, and I could indeed install one Newton Program on me eMate. Hurray! 

But that was it, as soon as I tried to transfer the next one, the transfer aborted just like before. 

Fabrice 

Am So, 16. Aug 2020, um 11:02, schrieb B:
> It’s just like restarting a desktop: Just “reboots," doesn’t change any 
> memories: called “soup(s)” in Newton-speak: includes both apps and data.
> 
> You may have noticed you don’t have to issue any SAVE commands:
> 
> Each time a word or other bit of data is created on the screen, it is 
> in permanent memory – until changed by the user.
> 
> The manual reset button is because Newt OS tends to get a hankering for 
> scrambled eggs now and then, whence you have to sort of treat it like 
> the mule that won’t budge until you "get its attention” via a smart 
> whack of a 2-by-4 to the head.
> 
> Fortunately, Newtie is far more responsive, gets the message with 
> comparatively minuscule force applied to the reset button.
> 
> B
>  
> Fabrice Braun expressed hesitation in reponding to:
> >> Have you attempted to reset the eMate by pressing the small recessed button on the underside ?
> > 
> > No as I'm afraid that everything will be wiped of the device except for the included apps? Or am I wrong and this won't affect the installed apps?
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