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I 1st started using LimeWire on a G3 4-5 years ago. And it struggled due to the Java in OS 8.5 which I was unable to update at the time. (won't explain why lol). I can't remember if I tried Phex at that time or not. I tried one or 2 others without success. For many months before LW I was using Myster. G3 is really a bit slow nowadays. Not that I don't still use one because I do for scanning. (I was talked out of upgrading the scanner a year or 2 ago. lol)
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Sorry I didn't reply to this before Gregor, I have to admit I lost the thread

I am going to show you my ignorance now and ask in more detail how you Start Phex as you described ... I must admit I did not think you could or needed to allocate memory in this way on a Mac, but something I saw on the Apple site proved me wrong.
No probs, I started that way, too

To start Phex that way, you need to open the "Terminal" and navigate to the Phex Program (
Code:
"cd <foldername>"
gets you into a folder. Pressing tab lets the system do autocompletion,
Code:
"cd <Phex.app"
gets you into the Phex.app bundle).

Then you need to enter the Folder "Resources" in Phex.app, therein the folder "Java". In there you can then use the code:
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"java -Xmx256m -jar phex.jar"
, which will start Phex with more heap-space.

I hope I got everything right.... it's a long time since I last used MacOSX
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... it's a long time since I last used MacOSX
So who is doing the mac version/conversion for Phex? I thought you were.
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We automated the process when I switched to Linux completely.

Which means: We need new MacOSX testers.

So if you find any bugs, just post them

(we now have a board for that, after all )
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That's good news!

It seems Java on OSX got a lot faster, or that machine just is a powerhorse
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I wonder if it would do as well with several thousand shares, heaps of incompletes, instead of a virgin trial. BTW I need a G5 dual processor for testing also. Can anybody donate toward my cause. lol

Here's the starting point http://store.apple.com/133-622/WebOb...95&nclm=MacPro Just press the configure button.
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I wonder if it would do as well with several thousand shares, heaps of incompletes, instead of a virgin trial.
As long as you are not connected to the network sharing many files should only make a difference memory wise. In case you are connected to the network the performance would suffer depending on the number of searches hitting your node. Also the user interface is not very happy about displaying many shared files...

For downloads, performance "should" not be much different when you have 2 downloads with many candidates or 100 downloads with many incompletes and candidates. The only difference is higher memory use... and you should keep it from swapping of course..
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You need to type "cd Resources" and then "cd Java".

("cd" means, 'get me into that folder')

If you still get a permission denied, try right-clicking the Phex.app and selecting userrights (close to the bottom), giving you all rights and applying them to all subfolders. (this is not secure, but it works most times).
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