I was replying to a tweet when the display suddenly went black. Was my iMac Pro dead, or just auto-rebooting after a kernel panic, and why?
Migration is pain: you can spread it out over days or weeks, or get it over with in a much shorter period. Moving your Time Machine backups also requires great care.
Waypoints to help you navigate through Sierra’s log entries when putting a Mac to sleep, and when waking up from sleep.
Replacing a failed drive, or upgrading the whole array? Your choice may be wider than you think.
Does the £120 Thunderbolt case outperform the £15 USB 3 one? And if you had both, which would you choose to use?
Keeping it up to date is important, but there is a slight twist (as ever).
Things were not looking good: my Mac would not start up, and the RAID would not shut down. Stalemate.
Disk Utility has a bug which can waste a lot of time trying to re-partition drives, and HFS+ creaks horribly.
How easy is it to increase the Promise Pegasus R4’s drive capacity without losing data?
A second hard drive failure in my Promise Pegasus RAID system forces some choices.