Connection Failed – network server startup error window
I’m encountering an annoyance where upon MaxMSP startup, an OS X modal window appears announcing "The server may not exist or is not operational at this time." This window must be clicked before Max will start up. I seem to recall encountering this issue about a year ago, but cannot recall the solution, and could not find it in the archives.
OSX 10.4.4 MaxMSP 4.5.6
Thanks for any suggestions.
An alias to a network disk somewhere in your file preferences?
> An alias to a network disk somewhere in your file preferences?
Nope. That was the first thing I checked. Only the defaults (./patches and ./examples) are listed in my File Preferences window. Thanks, anyway.
What happens when you remove your preferences folder?
> What happens when you remove your preferences folder?
Removed "Max 4 Preferences Folder" from ~/Library/Preferences, along with all C74 plist files. That did not solve the problem.
Also, check for any unresolved aliases, i.e in help folders,
On around Jan 26, 2006, at 19:10, Eric Lyon said something like:
> Only the defaults (./patches and ./examples) are listed in my File
> Preferences window.
Don’t forget that these are searched recursively. As is max-help. Click
on the Print button at the bottom of the File Prefs inspector, and
*then* start looking for aliases.
A beer says your network alias is in there somewhere.
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> A beer says your network alias is in there somewhere.
Nice one, Peter. Consider yourself owed one :)
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