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About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Tag Archives: apple
Xserve disk mirror repair
Looking over the last few posts, I seem to be stuck in a rut. I apologize to readers looking for stories about our remodeling project, progress on Barb’s quilt shop, cooking, or other tales of home. Believe me when I … Continue reading
Posted in Mac OS X, Uncategorized Tagged apple, diskutil, diskutility, disk_mirror, iostat, RAID, repairmirror, sysadmin, xserve Leave a comment
A few months ago we hosted a family gathering/dinner in our new kitchen. (Yes, a dozen of us spent pretty much the whole evening in or around the kitchen.) We were having El Paso-style enchiladas for dinner, and Barb wanted … Continue reading
Posted in Recipes, Uncategorized Tagged apple, dessert, mexican Leave a comment
Installing a network printer with Bonjour is dead-simple, even on a Windows box. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged airport_express, apple, bonjour, how-to, printer, windows Leave a comment
#&*$%@! iPod update
I just updated my iPod and now I can’t use it until I hook up the wall charger. WTF? Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged apple, ipod 1 Comment
Sudden increase in Apple laptop failures…
Has anybody else noticed a sudden increase in the rate of failures of “obsolete” PowerBooks? Thanks for the laugh, Jason!
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged apple, humor, macbook 1 Comment
My laptop is back!
Woo hoo! SantaDHL came by yesterday and I got my PowerBook G4 back from Apple! In fact, I’m posting from it right now. I’m a bit busy preparing for Christmas to spend much time on recovering all my files, settings, … Continue reading
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The continuing PowerBook saga
My laptop has been dead for nearly 3 months! Why does every step of this process seem to trip me up? Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged apple, boot_failure, datarescue, diskwarrior, powerbook 1 Comment