From its outset, APFS hasn’t tested the integrity of file data stored on it. Would this be a good idea, or should macOS switch to the ZFS file system instead?
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Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through family time, shopping and recreation. 1: Fifteen years and […]
Finder Comments are accessible, easy to use, and unreliable because they rely primarily on data stored in a hidden file. Regular Comment extended attributes are more reliable.
Extended attribute editor with much enhanced interface, app inspection tool, compression tool designed for AirDrop use, and a simple extended attribute editor for Spotlight search.
APFS has no feature to check file data integrity. Dintch and Fintch are two apps that tag files with SHA-256 hashes to address this. New versions.
Using the correct term gets us half way to a diagnosis: kernel panics, freezes, app crashes and unresponsive apps are distinguished here.
Some Intel Macs without T2 chips have firmware updates with last week’s security updates. Here are the details.
Enabling CFNetwork diagnostic logging now requires SIP to be disabled in macOS 13.4.
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 204. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Internet […]
Disk Utility version 22.6 in Ventura 13.4 finally tackles bugs running First Aid on APFS volumes. Has it finally solved them?