Mac Thread, Cubase 4 in Technical; Got a bit of a problem with Cubase Essentials 4. I've installed it on a test iMAC which is fully ...
14th August 2010, 03:15 PM #1
Got a bit of a problem with Cubase Essentials 4. I've installed it on a test iMAC which is fully set up on AD and OD. when I log in using the local admin account and run Cubase it works. When I log in using a test AD pupil account and run Cubase it hangs at Initalising Content. Then I have to force quit the application as it doesn't work.
Has anyone come across this problem before? If so how can I sort it?
If not, how can I uninstall Cubase and then try re-installing it as there is no uninstall program.
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16th August 2010, 09:21 AM #2
16th August 2010, 12:22 PM #3
When launching the application, have the console window open It will point you in the right direction as to what is happening. If it is a permissions problem then it will probably say so in the logs. If not it may help you find out what the problem is.
16th August 2010, 01:59 PM #4
Generally, deleting mediabay.db fixes the issue... give it a try (preferably by just renaming it mediabay.bak or similar - s'usually found in /Users/[user]/Library/Preferences/[CUBASE FOLDER]/)
23rd August 2010, 09:44 PM #5
fs_usage to output just the files being accessed to see what its doing with the file system...
Are you mounting the home folders over SMB ? which a few mac applications do not handle well due to attributes and such so to rule that out try it with a forced local home folder, with a home folder hosted on a mac server or a windows server with ExtremeZ-IP which will essentially enable your windows server to act like mac file servers ( Integration: The Technical Bit - Jigsaw Systems Ltd ) .
You could also look at redirecting any offending files to the local drive...
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