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Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-18-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By trevor
In this context, 'striped' means RAID Level 0. ...

In this context, 'striped' means RAID Level 0.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raid_0#RAID_0



Trevor

Edit: Oops, I see that anthlover already answered this.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-14-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By trevor
Unfortunately, people tend to have more problems...

Unfortunately, people tend to have more problems with bus-powered drives than externally-powered drives. Some computers' ports don't supply enough power to the drives, and sometimes it's marginal,...
Forum: Networking 08-11-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By trevor
Even Cat 5 is rated for Gigabit Ethernet (cite:...

Even Cat 5 is rated for Gigabit Ethernet (cite: http://www.ieee802.org/3/ab/public/criteria.pdf ). If you have plenty of Cat5e, then use that--it works fine for 1000Base-T.

Now, even though I've...
Forum: System 08-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By trevor
Huh--I just tested that in Mountain Lion, and it...

Huh--I just tested that in Mountain Lion, and it does not behave as advertised. When attempting to drag a folder onto the Desktop which already contains a folder of the same name, I get the options...
Forum: Applications 08-01-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By trevor
http://www.rockia.com/2009/10/change-the-format-of...

http://www.rockia.com/2009/10/change-the-format-of-screenshot-picture-from-grab-on-mac

Trevor
Forum: Applications 07-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By trevor
agentx, note that aurora72 is using Mountain...

agentx, note that aurora72 is using Mountain Lion, not Lion.

I agree that there's no good reason to continue using 10.8.2 when there are three rounds of bugfixes available in 10.8.5.

Trevor
Forum: iPhone Info Center 07-21-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,750
Posted By trevor
Here's a link to Zdziarski's slides from his...

Here's a link to Zdziarski's slides from his presentation at Hope/X:
http://www.zdziarski.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/iOS_Backdoors_Attack_Points_Surveillance_Mechanisms.pdf

Trevor
Forum: iPhone Info Center 07-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,750
Posted By trevor
Forensic scientist identifies suspicious 'back doors' running on every iOS device

Forensic scientist identifies suspicious 'back doors' running on every iOS device (http://www.zdnet.com/forensic-scientist-identifies-suspicious-back-doors-running-on-every-ios-device-7000031795/)
...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By trevor
What version of OS X are you using? If it's...

What version of OS X are you using? If it's Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8.x) or later, you should be able to use this tip (I have not tested this):

NTFS Write Support On OS X Mountain Lion...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By trevor
I don't put any faith in Apple's list of...

I don't put any faith in Apple's list of compatible cards. They are extremely conservative. Also, they don't acknowledge that people reflash video cards with Mac compatible firmware. If your vendor...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-17-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By trevor
Please open up Disk Utility while this Seagate is...

Please open up Disk Utility while this Seagate is attached and you are able to read from it. Now, in Disk Utility, click on the name that you've given the Seagate drive (NOT the name assigned to it...
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 07-12-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,787
Posted By trevor
Sorry! Just for the record, moderators here don't...

Sorry! Just for the record, moderators here don't have any server-level control at all, nor any real way to get in touch with the folks at MacWorld that DO have server-level control.

Trevor
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-08-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By trevor
If you are interested in exploring the idea of...

If you are interested in exploring the idea of replacing the battery yourself, here's a video from OWC explaining how to do that:

http://eshop.macsales.com/installvideos/macbook_air_early08_batt/...
Forum: Applications 07-07-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By trevor
Is this a one-time problem, where you need the...

Is this a one-time problem, where you need the information from a specific Mini DV tape? Or a continuing part of your preferred workflow? The way you phrase the question in the first place implies...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-03-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By trevor
There's an interesting article on Bare Feats...

There's an interesting article on Bare Feats http://www.barefeats.com/hard136.html from back in November 2010 when we were just beginning to get USB 3.0 working on Macs, which discusses the (then)...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By trevor
First, I believe that the link speed would be...

First, I believe that the link speed would be shown as Gb, not GB. Or to write that out, it's Gigabit, not Gigabyte. That's an important difference, as it's eight times slower.

I assume that the...
Forum: System 07-01-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By trevor
This may be a case where you have to run the...

This may be a case where you have to run the Uninstall sequence of Hardware Monitor.

Is this the Hardware Monitor from Marcel Bresink?

Trevor
Forum: System 06-27-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By trevor
No, it is not an understood problem. The...

No, it is not an understood problem. The understood problem is that unexpected power failures, power surges, and other power anomalies cause unknown other problems, and should be avoided at all...
Forum: System 06-26-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By trevor
This sometimes happens when you don't have the...

This sometimes happens when you don't have the correct permissions set for one of your .Trash directories, typically the one found at the root of your hard drive. Could we see the results from the...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-23-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By trevor
I like Apple's FireWire cables alright. They are...

I like Apple's FireWire cables alright. They are wired correctly (unlike most other Chinese-manufactured cables which tie the ground pin to the shield* in violation of the IEEE 1394 spec), they use a...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-19-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,323
Posted By trevor
(This answer assumes that by "UTP" you mean...

(This answer assumes that by "UTP" you mean Unshielded Twisted Pair, i.e. the generic cable used with ethernet, and not micro Transport Protocol, which is also known as uTP.)

I agree with...
Forum: Applications 06-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,158
Posted By trevor
This is a misunderstanding on the part of the...

This is a misunderstanding on the part of the person who told you this. OpenCL (http://www.drdobbs.com/parallel/a-gentle-introduction-to-opencl/231002854) can certainly be fast. But it does not...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By trevor
[Merged two threads about same issue.]

[Merged two threads about same issue.]
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By trevor
I believe that I've read other reports of...

I believe that I've read other reports of problems when mixing nvidia and ATI/AMD video cards. Or to say it another way, I believe that both your 5770 and your GT 120 video cards are compatible with...
Forum: The Coat Room 06-13-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,834
Posted By trevor
Glad you're doing alright! Trevor

Glad you're doing alright!

Trevor
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