Diagnosing a problem on a Mac requires careful observation. In the case of kernel panics, this includes the Panic Log. Otherwise, invaluable information is in the log. If you don’t check the log, your conclusions are likely to be wrong.
It’s surprising that macOS can be slower to fully register the annual ‘spring forward’ change than you are walking round manually changing your clocks.
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 92. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Pass […]
If there’s one thing we’re learning about APFS, it’s that file sizes are flexible. That means that free […]
Mac OS X has come a long way in the last 20 years, and APFS has just had its 4th birthday. But has this brought the changes we expected?
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through whatever you’re now allowed to do. 1: Pass me […]
How to bring a Time Machine backup to its knees: get it to back up a sparse file to an HFS+ disk. It’ll take forever and run you out of free space.
If you’re considering getting an M1 Mac, or already have one, this new book is an essential guide and reference.
Given their very different structure, backups on APFS disks shouldn’t require routine maintenance. Checking and repair is performed using Disk Utility.
Until Big Sur started backing up to snapshots on APFS, there was little interest in being able to copy snapshots. Now we realise that we can’t.