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You misunderstood the eetimes article. OCZ does... 153 Views / 1 Replies  
You misunderstood the eetimes article. OCZ does not produce flash memory, the make products that use flash memory (SSDs) and flash controllers (Indilinx) as a fabless semiconductor company. What they...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Sep 10, 2012 at 12:21 PM, in Tech News
Re: What Does this Process Do? 503 Views / 5 Replies  
It is the Service Location Protocol daemon. Sort of like rendezvous, but much more complicated and not nearly as useful. It probably discovered the site your referring to because your on the same LAN...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 28, 2003 at 01:19 AM, in Mac OS X
The newer G4s do not support this. The thermistor... 940 Views / 9 Replies  
The newer G4s do not support this. The thermistor was not accurate, and Motorola removed it from the chip.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Nov 27, 2002 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Its not bad for someones first time trying it, I... 657 Views / 3 Replies  
Its not bad for someones first time trying it, I thought it was actually a published example from a book. I would not have been quite so harsh had I realized that.

The thing you want to remember...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Nov 21, 2002 at 05:29 AM, in Developer Center
Re: C bus error w/ pointers 657 Views / 3 Replies  
The simple answer is the code is wrong, and any book that uses it as an example is not a good book to be learning from.

The longer answer is that its using arrays in a way that is basically...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Nov 18, 2002 at 08:30 PM, in Developer Center
Re: New G4's - Wishing Apple Wasn't Messing Them up! 891 Views / 6 Replies  
I can address a few technical points here.



Norton (and Alsoft, and anyone else with bootable CDs) has had to consistently rev their product every time new machines come out. The new machines...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Oct 14, 2002 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you hold shift while logging in it should... 2,020 Views / 17 Replies  
If you hold shift while logging in it should prevent the login items from running. If your machine is set to autologin then you want to hold shift after the machine has started to display the Welcome...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Oct 9, 2002 at 02:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Contrary to popular belief, reset-all does not... 630 Views / 8 Replies  
Contrary to popular belief, reset-all does not reset any parameters in the firmware. It is the rebooting counter part of the shut-down command, and is equivalent to a reset button. Consequently, you...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Oct 7, 2002 at 04:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Using IOKit in normal terminal gcc 1,569 Views / 4 Replies  
The generic answer and the specific answer are different. I could walk through everything you need to do to include random libraries, but that is not your problem.

IOKit/IOATACommand.h defines...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Sep 16, 2002 at 03:11 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Trouble adding optical drive, special settings needed? 753 Views / 4 Replies  
It probably is a jumper setting. I believe the CDRW has to be set to Cable Select, you probably have it jumpered to master or slave.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Sep 11, 2002 at 03:26 AM, in Mac Desktops
This will really not give you any performance... 590 Views / 22 Replies  
This will really not give you any performance increase deleting the files, and will only give you an increase in creation of a fraction of second if you have a very full disk.

This will probably...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Aug 1, 2002 at 02:57 AM, in Mac OS X
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<strong>How do...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jun 5, 2002 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by ramseyp:
<strong>How do...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jun 5, 2002 at 11:08 PM, in Mac OS X
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<strong>Well, I've...
Posted by lgerbarg, on May 31, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in Mac OS X
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by Drizzt:
<strong>There's...
Posted by lgerbarg, on May 29, 2002 at 12:54 AM, in Mac OS X
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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="1" face="Geneva, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif">Originally posted by gorgonzola:
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Posted by lgerbarg, on May 28, 2002 at 09:27 AM, in Mac OS X
I may, I have not decided yet. Last year was a... 359 Views / 14 Replies  
I may, I have not decided yet. Last year was a blast, but things here pretty busy right now.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on May 19, 2002 at 01:27 AM, in Developer Center
Yes it is possible to recompile the kernel. You... 745 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes it is possible to recompile the kernel. You can't just enable the ktrace option though. It was off because it was broken. It is fixed in newer kernels, and I believe in the kernels it works for...
Posted by lgerbarg, on May 13, 2002 at 04:54 PM, in Mac OS X
I have made a bootable DVD in the past. If your... 696 Views / 29 Replies  
I have made a bootable DVD in the past. If your going to experiment with doing this kind of thing expect to loose a disc or two experimenting, I did.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on May 12, 2002 at 06:08 PM, in Applications
There is no such need for such an option, this is... 516 Views / 6 Replies  
There is no such need for such an option, this is what the firmware is designed to do. The reason is does not work is that many Linux installations do not set up a bootloader that is properly...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Apr 29, 2002 at 03:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Darwin PPC supports multiple CPUS Darwin... 425 Views / 8 Replies  
Darwin PPC supports multiple CPUS

Darwin Intel does not support MPIC at all currently. I believe OpenStep might have, but I can absolutely guarantee you Darwin on Intel does not use more than one...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Apr 29, 2002 at 01:48 AM, in Mac OS X
No, it really shouldn't, that is what newfs_hfs... 356 Views / 17 Replies  
No, it really shouldn't, that is what newfs_hfs is for.

That comment almost certainly dates back to when pdisk was first written for mklinux, as a clone of fdisk. fdisk was/is tied into both msdos...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Apr 13, 2002 at 04:29 AM, in Mac OS X
I would recommend you start with something a... 493 Views / 14 Replies  
I would recommend you start with something a little bit more primitive first, there are a lot of issues to take care of on a 6100 class Powermac. When I wanted to do this I wrote a kernel for a...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Apr 12, 2002 at 01:59 PM, in Developer Center
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Posted by lgerbarg, on Apr 5, 2002 at 08:15 PM, in Developer Center
I use scm. I submitted a some fixes for it, but... 300 Views / 1 Replies  
I use scm. I submitted a some fixes for it, but you still need a one line patch to time.c to make it compile.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Apr 4, 2002 at 04:36 AM, in Developer Center
Actually, the usual reason for these kinds of... 360 Views / 8 Replies  
Actually, the usual reason for these kinds of issues is that there is a "race condition" in multi-threaded code. Sometimes it only happens on MP, but very often it means that there is a bug that...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Mar 24, 2002 at 11:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I recommend "The PowerPC Architecture: A... 838 Views / 10 Replies  
I recommend "The PowerPC Architecture: A specification for a new family of RISC processors" (ISBN 1-55860-316-6) by IBM. Dunno where to get it nowadays, it might be available for free as a PDF. Also...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Mar 23, 2002 at 07:19 PM, in Developer Center
Both AppleScript and iTunes require a current... 1,777 Views / 23 Replies  
Both AppleScript and iTunes require a current user context within the WindowServer to be active for them to work. In other words, this might start working if the effective user id of the cgi script...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Mar 4, 2002 at 03:54 AM, in Mac OS X
I imagine gcl would not be that hard to get up... 502 Views / 12 Replies  
I imagine gcl would not be that hard to get up and running. Personally I am a schemer, I brought up scm without too much difficulty.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Mar 3, 2002 at 10:33 PM, in Developer Center
/System/Library/CoreServices/FixupResourceForks... 905 Views / 5 Replies  
/System/Library/CoreServices/FixupResourceForks /Dir/To/Fix/

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Mar 3, 2002 at 03:53 AM, in Mac OS X
What you probably want to do is enter the path to... 315 Views / 6 Replies  
What you probably want to do is enter the path to you root Mailbox as the "Account Path Prefix" is the Account Options tab of your account preferences for the school acount. I am not sure I 100%...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 28, 2002 at 02:14 PM, in Mac OS X
You can panic way before single user-mode. From... 540 Views / 17 Replies  
You can panic way before single user-mode. From the standpoint of low-level system initialization single-user is very late in the process. I recognized the panic he posted a screen shot of, so I can...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 24, 2002 at 12:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Don't bother, the panic is happening before the... 540 Views / 17 Replies  
Don't bother, the panic is happening before the system is even approaching single user.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 23, 2002 at 07:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Your system cannot find the basic machine driver... 540 Views / 17 Replies  
Your system cannot find the basic machine driver for your system. That implies that either /System/Library/Extensions.mkext, or /System/Library/Extensions/AppleCore99PE.kext are corrupt, or your...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 23, 2002 at 03:07 PM, in Mac OS X
If I told you then you would need to be... 370 Views / 14 Replies  
If I told you then you would need to be eliminated ;-)

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 16, 2002 at 02:42 PM, in Mac OS X
The reason you got the error probably is probably... 882 Views / 45 Replies  
The reason you got the error probably is probably that the partition on the new drive is slightly smaller than the RAID (not what I expected but reasonable). If you lost the last couple blocks of the...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 6, 2002 at 11:20 AM, in Mac OS X
You can probably blit the data from a degraded... 882 Views / 45 Replies  
You can probably blit the data from a degraded RAID, so you should not need the external case.

As for your questions:

a) It probably means that the btree was in the middle of node insertion...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 5, 2002 at 11:06 AM, in Mac OS X
There are two options I can think of: What I... 882 Views / 45 Replies  
There are two options I can think of:

What I would do is the following (this is technical, and not what a service tech would say, but as someone who has been using AppleRAID for a lot longer than...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 4, 2002 at 09:20 AM, in Mac OS X
RAID 1 will protect you from physical errors in ... 882 Views / 45 Replies  
RAID 1 will protect you from physical errors in media, but not from things like system crashes, in that case you just get two identical copies of the same garbage, and if disk first aid can't cope...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Feb 1, 2002 at 10:33 PM, in Mac OS X
It doesn't. Louis 441 Views / 11 Replies  
It doesn't.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 25, 2002 at 07:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nothing. They are defined by the OF spec, but our... 359 Views / 8 Replies  
Nothing. They are defined by the OF spec, but our implementation ignores them even if they are present.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 23, 2002 at 12:28 AM, in Mac OS X
You can't write to a filesystem during a kernel... 811 Views / 65 Replies  
You can't write to a filesystem during a kernel panic, way too dangerous. The amount of code necessary to parse the structure, create a new file, allocate the space for it, and write out the data is...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 21, 2002 at 06:35 PM, in Mac OS X
No, it does not fit. Its 8mm high, the drive in... 1,103 Views / 24 Replies  
No, it does not fit. Its 8mm high, the drive in the iPod is only 5mm.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 17, 2002 at 08:27 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Stackable filesystems are layered on top of each... 431 Views / 1 Replies  
Stackable filesystems are layered on top of each other. For instance, You could implement transparent compression by writing a intermediary fs layer that when it gets reads and writes it compresses...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 17, 2002 at 07:40 PM, in Mac OS X
The installer's "Optimizing Performance" phase... 375 Views / 4 Replies  
The installer's "Optimizing Performance" phase has to do with dynamic library linking, it has nothing to do with disk layout.

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 16, 2002 at 09:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Why would you want to. The Receipts folder does... 418 Views / 8 Replies  
Why would you want to. The Receipts folder does not contain full packages, just packing lists, scripts, etc. The largest one on your system (Essentials) should be about 1.5 megs, and many are...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 16, 2002 at 09:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Keychain access only allows someone to look at... 852 Views / 7 Replies  
Keychain access only allows someone to look at unlocked keychains. When you login the system looks for a keychain with the same name as you user account and tries your login password against, thus...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 16, 2002 at 07:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Perl has a lot of issues, though I would argue $_... 564 Views / 10 Replies  
Perl has a lot of issues, though I would argue $_ is a rather minor one.

As for recursion, I am not sure how you could reach such an opinion. I really think you should read some stuff on lambda...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 15, 2002 at 02:20 AM, in Developer Center
I use an ATen 4 way KVM. IO-Gear sells an... 381 Views / 6 Replies  
I use an ATen 4 way KVM. IO-Gear sells an identical model (they actually OEM ATen's). It works reasonably well. It works as though you are hotswapping the USB devices every time you switch (higher...
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 14, 2002 at 12:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Trty setting the RC_ARCHS variable to "ppc" ... 591 Views / 10 Replies  
Trty setting the RC_ARCHS variable to "ppc"

Louis
Posted by lgerbarg, on Jan 10, 2002 at 07:36 PM, in Mac OS X
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