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Is redundancy really such a problem? If a disk... 1,348 Views / 30 Replies  
Is redundancy really such a problem? If a disk fails you can always mount your backup disk to access the files while getting a new one. I find that more often people confuse RAID with backups and...
Posted by kamina, on Mar 17, 2014 at 05:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I've run Synology for about 2 years, before that... 1,348 Views / 30 Replies  
I've run Synology for about 2 years, before that Qnap and Buffalo. Synology and Qnap are both on a different level to Buffalo from both performance and feature point of view, I would imagine the two...
Posted by kamina, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:37 AM, in Mac Notebooks
External drives / sleep problems 317 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a few external drives, mainly different versions of WD Mybook's (500GB Pro with FW & USB2, 1024GB version with FW, Esata and USB2, 2048GB with USB), and a Buffalo (1024GB FW, USB, E-Sata)...
Posted by kamina, on Feb 24, 2011 at 04:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Either will work. 14,140 Views / 60 Replies  
Either will work.
Posted by kamina, on Feb 24, 2011 at 04:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
I noticed a huge difference with Adobe CS5 suite,... 14,140 Views / 60 Replies  
I noticed a huge difference with Adobe CS5 suite, Intellij idea and virtual machines when going from 4 to 8GB. I would guess the bottom line is that if you use the ram the difference will be huge, if...
Posted by kamina, on Feb 24, 2011 at 04:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
I would be really surprised if Apple killed the... 2,852 Views / 70 Replies  
I would be really surprised if Apple killed the Mac Pro, but I do think they should make sure the base model is faster then it is now (compared to the iMacs, especially as they could well soon be...
Posted by kamina, on Jan 5, 2011 at 06:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Cryptography can get quite complicated, and the... 3,103 Views / 16 Replies  
Cryptography can get quite complicated, and the backdoor would not have to be very obvious. The backdoor does not have to be obvious, it could just be a number with a slightly wrong value that can be...
Posted by kamina, on Dec 23, 2010 at 05:43 PM, in Mac OS X
I guess it could work. I could also go for a... 574 Views / 4 Replies  
I guess it could work. I could also go for a bigger SSD but I can't help but wonder that nobody would have made a better suited app for managing video's then iPhoto...

I guess an upgrade to...
Posted by kamina, on Dec 23, 2010 at 07:23 AM, in Applications
Managing home videos 574 Views / 4 Replies  
I was surprised to notice my iPhoto database was almost 70GB in size, and after looking into it I noticed I have 45GB of video in there. I don't think iPhoto (have not tried 2011 btw) works...
Posted by kamina, on Dec 23, 2010 at 05:40 AM, in Applications
Have a look at ifixit, I believe your computer... 3,804 Views / 36 Replies  
Have a look at ifixit, I believe your computer has a mini-pci airport card which is available also in .n and should not be hard to find.
Posted by kamina, on Dec 22, 2010 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the replies. Looking further into the... 1,500 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the replies. Looking further into the issue it seems that the main reason people have been having problems with iphoto / aperture libraries on network shares is issues with filenames,...
Posted by kamina, on Aug 31, 2010 at 08:25 AM, in Networking
Iscsi will present a raw disk which will be... 1,500 Views / 7 Replies  
Iscsi will present a raw disk which will be formatted on the mac. My guess is the nas will create an LVM volume which will be shared as an iscsi lun. So from the Mac's point of view it should not...
Posted by kamina, on Aug 27, 2010 at 05:06 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the reply. A few people and Google... 1,500 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. A few people and Google hits mentioned that (for example) iPhoto libraries don't work well on nfs mounts that don't have the HFS+ filesystem. I kind of took it for granted...
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Posted by kamina, on Aug 27, 2010 at 12:25 PM, in Networking
ISCSI - how stable on osx? 1,500 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm trying to figure out how to move my stuff onto a NAS so that it would still be transparent to any users of my computer. My first idea was to use NFS but since the NAS will be running linux with...
Posted by kamina, on Aug 27, 2010 at 04:27 AM, in Networking
Argh! I would so like to have a 21" model... 1,159 Views / 26 Replies  
Argh!

I would so like to have a 21" model with a ssd. What's it like to swap a drive in one of these, more work then on the white c2d models?
Posted by kamina, on Jul 30, 2010 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll post a screen shot when I get home. I do... 664 Views / 4 Replies  
I'll post a screen shot when I get home. I do remember the wizard asked me if I want a welcome message when I first configured the network. Of course since then I've updated the base station once or...
Posted by kamina, on Mar 12, 2010 at 04:07 AM, in Networking
Get rid of airport wellcome message 664 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an Airport Extreme which displays a really annoying welcome message any time I connect to it. Of course it's been this way for ages, but I mainly used it for a linux NAS and my iphone so never...
Posted by kamina, on Mar 12, 2010 at 02:39 AM, in Networking
Sticky: Yeah, I still think it's a bug if it tells me I'm... 29,530 Views / 361 Replies  
Yeah, I still think it's a bug if it tells me I'm doing searches too frequently rather then saying the word is too common. Anyway, thanks for fixing it so I can post again. :)
Posted by kamina, on Mar 1, 2010 at 03:25 PM, in Feedback
Yeah, but I added the ram when I bought the... 506 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, but I added the ram when I bought the machine (would that have been end of 2006? I also ran memtest for 24 hours (booted from cd) which should find so bad errors (that they cause continuous...
Posted by kamina, on Feb 28, 2010 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
SMART Attributes Data Structure revision number:... 506 Views / 8 Replies  
SMART Attributes Data Structure revision number: 16
Vendor Specific SMART Attributes with Thresholds:
ID# ATTRIBUTE_NAME FLAG VALUE WORST THRESH TYPE UPDATED WHEN_FAILED...
Posted by kamina, on Feb 28, 2010 at 05:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Posting works again, thanks! Search is still... 29,530 Views / 361 Replies  
Posting works again, thanks!

Search is still a bit funny. If I search for "post" I get an error that I can't search so soon after my previous search. If I search for "monkey" it works fine.
Posted by kamina, on Feb 28, 2010 at 01:01 PM, in Feedback
iMac C2D hd problems 506 Views / 8 Replies  
I've been having strange disk problems with my iMac C2D lately. Almost every time I run "verify disk" I need to boot from the installation cd to repair the disk (orphaned inodes etc). I occasionally...
Posted by kamina, on Feb 28, 2010 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is what I've been getting since yesterday... 627 Views / 21 Replies  
This is what I've been getting since yesterday when trying to start a new thread. Seems I can only reply to existing ones. :o
Posted by kamina, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:57 AM, in Feedback
Sticky: I've been trying to start a new thread for two... 29,530 Views / 361 Replies  
I've been trying to start a new thread for two day's, but just hang and get error messages. Tried two computers and my iphone, safari, firefox, deleted cookies... Just hangs on "newpost" or crashes...
Posted by kamina, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:55 AM, in Feedback
Sitesucker help 553 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm trying to use site sucker to make backups of a few sites. I'm not however managing to get exclusions to work, with or without regxp.

For example when downloading a forum I end up with...
Posted by kamina, on Nov 30, 2008 at 02:19 PM, in Applications
Are you running the stock hard drive? Have... 311 Views / 8 Replies  
Are you running the stock hard drive?

Have you tried running some memory tests / changing the ram?
Posted by kamina, on Nov 6, 2008 at 04:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So has anyone heard of any real problems when... 19,708 Views / 212 Replies  
So has anyone heard of any real problems when using timemachine with an unsupported nas that supports afp, and not apples products (real as in something that would not exist in a supported setup)?
Posted by kamina, on Nov 3, 2008 at 01:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Poll: Well I'm changing computers at work, and get my... 1,013 Views / 29 Replies  
Well I'm changing computers at work, and get my current first gen mbp. I don't really need it so I'll end up selling it. In 2-3 years time when the same thing happens with the new computer the mbp...
Posted by kamina, on Oct 17, 2008 at 07:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I'm currently contemplating between this very... 1,013 Views / 29 Replies  
I'm currently contemplating between this very issue. Money is not so important as it's a work computer (so I'm not paying for it). However money does make a difference in that I can purchase the...
Posted by kamina, on Oct 17, 2008 at 03:29 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a first gen macbook pro. I can run 1*2GB... 368 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a first gen macbook pro. I can run 1*2GB or 2*1GB but not more. If it contains a 2GB stick the other slot has to be empty or it won't boot.
Posted by kamina, on Oct 5, 2008 at 05:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
To click the second button you would have to move... 8,298 Views / 101 Replies  
To click the second button you would have to move your wrist, now all you need to do is touch the trackpad with another finger. It's not the count of movements that is important (especially if we are...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 17, 2008 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just in case somebody has the same problem we... 276 Views / 4 Replies  
Just in case somebody has the same problem we did...

We where using Symantec AV for mac 10.1.x and it is not a native application. Symantec AV for mac 10.2.x is actually a rebranded Norton 11 and...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 7, 2008 at 01:08 PM, in Applications
Yeah, I don't get it. This product used to work... 276 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, I don't get it. This product used to work ok with ppc macs a few years ago. For some reason it still has not been updated to work properly with intel macs. They do have Norton 11, but that is...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 2, 2008 at 09:40 AM, in Applications
Symantec Multi Tier Protection - Mac client? 276 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone have a Symantec Multi Tier Protection license at the office covering macs? What client are you running? Seems they still exptect people (well us at least) to use 10.X while their own pages...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 2, 2008 at 05:12 AM, in Applications
Probably not, at least from After Efects system... 2,932 Views / 29 Replies  
Probably not, at least from After Efects system requirements:



Which would imply that it can benefit from OpenGL acceleration.
Posted by kamina, on Aug 28, 2008 at 04:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
And from there we can return to my original... 2,932 Views / 29 Replies  
And from there we can return to my original statement, where someone not working with large images does not need a mbp to work with photoshop (if using the spare money for a big external display).
...
Posted by kamina, on Aug 27, 2008 at 05:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What's mid/upper-level usage? I often tax my mac... 2,932 Views / 29 Replies  
What's mid/upper-level usage? I often tax my mac a lot. Mainly by running loads of apps at a time (and possibly virtual machines). However I find the macbook pro's display to be too dim and small...
Posted by kamina, on Aug 27, 2008 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think saying a macbook pro is for anyone... 2,932 Views / 29 Replies  
I think saying a macbook pro is for anyone requiring performance is oversimplifying the differences. Processor power is pretty similar between the macbook and the macbook pro... Personally I could...
Posted by kamina, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I hope so too... I was talking with my boss about... 3,360 Views / 47 Replies  
I hope so too... I was talking with my boss about replacing my macbook pro, and he agreed, actually he decided to replace his too.
Posted by kamina, on Aug 27, 2008 at 04:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah, I think I read through too hastingly..... 3,360 Views / 47 Replies  
Ah, I think I read through too hastingly.. Unfortunatly I now need to replace a 1st rev macbook pro since I can't cope with only 2GB of ram. :(
Posted by kamina, on Aug 26, 2008 at 08:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple has also limited max RAM capacity in... 3,360 Views / 47 Replies  
Apple has also limited max RAM capacity in higher-end Macs. I have one of the first gen macbook pro's which is crippled to not accept more then 2GB of ram. I can run 2GB in one stick, or 2*1GB but no...
Posted by kamina, on Aug 26, 2008 at 04:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Transcend and PQI have made good memory in the... 72,762 Views / 211 Replies  
Transcend and PQI have made good memory in the past, but also crappy stuff (only used their desktop memory). On the other hand Kingston and Crucial have been more consistent. They will all use...
Posted by kamina, on Feb 16, 2008 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If I could get ad-block and mouse gestures for... 493 Views / 15 Replies  
If I could get ad-block and mouse gestures for Safari I would be sold. As is, both are quite tedious.
Posted by kamina, on Jan 26, 2008 at 02:24 PM, in Applications
Saving to an open format as default would be... 6,187 Views / 105 Replies  
Saving to an open format as default would be nice, I always try to use rtf when possible.
Posted by kamina, on Jan 26, 2008 at 12:15 PM, in Applications
So what are the main differences between the... 6,187 Views / 105 Replies  
So what are the main differences between the student edition and the standard one? How does the word processor in iwork compare? I've been thinking of getting some kind of office suite for my home...
Posted by kamina, on Jan 25, 2008 at 04:02 PM, in Applications
What else would it be then firmware crippled? The... 72,762 Views / 211 Replies  
What else would it be then firmware crippled? The chipset supports more and so does the processor.

I can confirm, 1*2GB or 2*1GB works, 1+2GB does not. Really great... :(
Posted by kamina, on Sep 30, 2007 at 08:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
According to some pages (and apples tech notes... 72,762 Views / 211 Replies  
According to some pages (and apples tech notes aparently) Core Duo Macbook Pro's are limited to 2GB of ram (2*1GB) vs. 3GB for Core 2 Duo's. I can't really see a reason for this as the chipset should...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 27, 2007 at 01:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I used the Mighty Mouse for about a year at home.... 836 Views / 22 Replies  
I used the Mighty Mouse for about a year at home. At work I have a Macbook Pro and directly got a Logitech. I never had problems with right clicking, but the general ergonomics of the mouse just...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 24, 2007 at 06:05 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Raid 0 is generally a very bad idea for an... 525 Views / 22 Replies  
Raid 0 is generally a very bad idea for an external unless you keep an up to date backup somewhere else. You will really be gaining nothing in terms of performance as the interface (network, FW,...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 24, 2007 at 06:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Keychain problems 205 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a "secure note" in keychain. When I open it I traditionally get presented with "open once" or "open always" options. Now I accidentally selected "Open always" and it no longer asks for a...
Posted by kamina, on Sep 24, 2007 at 05:57 AM, in Applications
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