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Jan
30
comment Why has my Mac been running fsck_hfs for two days now?
@Nate "… it will try to verify a ~750 GB disk image over Wi-Fi! …" – that's not what happens; only a fraction of the image is transmitted. Keyword: CopyHFSMeta, please see for example forums.freenas.org/index.php?threads/…
Jan
7
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
2
comment What free space thresholds/limits are advisable for 640 GB and 2 TB hard disk drives with ZEVO ZFS on OS X?
github.com/pcbsd/pcbsd/commit/… notes that crankiness may occur over seventy-five percent.
Nov
8
revised View Filesystem Access in Real Time on Mac OS X
link to Xcode and screenshots of Instruments
Nov
8
comment Is there a way to list files added/removed/modified during application installation in Mac OS X Yosemite?
superuser.com/a/997722/84988
Nov
8
answered View Filesystem Access in Real Time on Mac OS X
Oct
15
awarded  Announcer
Aug
4
comment What's a good solution for file-tagging in linux?
web.archive.org/web/20110511085659/http://beagle-project.org/…
Aug
4
comment What's a good solution for file-tagging in linux?
In PC-BSD Forums, with reference to the 2010 edition of this question: PC-BSD, extended attributes and tagging; OpenMeta and Apple's approach
Jul
26
revised How does Mavericks's Finder store tags?
https://groups.google.com/d/msg/openmeta/DK4Of2QGkpM/KIK9VKaCQdkJ opens the relevant post.
Jul
26
comment How does Mavericks's Finder store tags?
Weird, groups.google.com/d/msg/openmeta/DK4Of2QGkpM/KIK9VKaCQdkJ is the link given by Google for the post, but following that link sometimes fails to disclose the required post.
Jul
26
suggested approved edit on How does Mavericks's Finder store tags?
Jul
26
comment How does Mavericks's Finder store tags?
Note that the Mavericks approach to tagging within the file system was not limited to Finder.
Jul
21
awarded  Publicist
Apr
4
comment bcm4331 (wifi) doesn't work on FreeBSD 10.1
If you can answer your own question, with a link and a little detail, I'll be grateful. (At duckduckgo.com/?q=ndis%20PC-BSD the top hit is NDIS support - PC-BSD Forums but that topic no longer exists.)
Feb
11
awarded  Booster
Feb
7
comment Weird bug in 'tar' not including files named .__init__.py
github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/… and forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=20684196#post20684196 draw attention to the outdated documentation from Apple.
Feb
7
comment Why do I get files like ._foo in my tarball on OS X?
github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/… and forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=20684196#post20684196 draw attention to the outdated documentation from Apple.
Feb
5
comment Why is my Hybrid Disk not Active?
A Wikipedia definition of hybrid drive does include SRT, but that should devalue this answer. +1
Nov
27
awarded  Booster