Can you use Big Sur’s Content Caching Server to save and retain updates which can substitute for ‘delta’ and Combo standalone update packages?
If you’ve been unable to create a bootable external disk to use with your M1 Mac, this explains what you need and its limitations and quirks.
In one of only 3 kernel extension on your Data volume is a list of blocked kernel extensions. What protection from old and broken KEXTs does it provide?
We don’t know when Apple decided to introduce Big Sur’s SSV, but even now it hasn’t told users it won’t be releasing standalone updates for 11.0.1 or 11.1.
A new version using Mach absolute time brings accuracy to a few microseconds, and a Help page. Tests progress well, and continue to make interesting comparisons.
It’s a commonplace task: make a bootable external disk for emergency use, containing your diagnostic and repair tools. On a new M1 Mac? Should be simple.
Apple released macOS Big Sur 11.1 on 14 December. Although yesterday it finally posted standalone installers for the […]
Developing an app to assess the real-world performance of SSDs: initial results from a T2 Mac and an M1 Mac mini are different but there’s no simple answer to which is the faster.
Have you checked how much free space is on your startup volume after the last update? Do you wonder where it has all gone?
How to use kernel extensions, and their replacement system extensions, on Macs running Big Sur, including M1 Macs.