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Forum: System 09-06-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By gsahli
You've tried Safe Mode. But have you tried...

You've tried Safe Mode. But have you tried Recovery?
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4718
(Just read through - Don't reinstall yet. Try Disk Utility and repair hard drive.)
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-10-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By gsahli
Reminiscing... Because of what these guys have...

Reminiscing...
Because of what these guys have already said about obsolescence...
My 4/600 sits in the basement next to my G4 MDD, and gets used maybe once a year. The G4 (10.4.11) serves well as a...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-06-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By gsahli
(still wondering about the cable or the...

(still wondering about the cable or the motherboard...)
When you put the drive back in does it work?
Do you have any other drive to try in it?
Forum: System 05-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,710
Posted By gsahli
I think your external is formatted "NTFS." A...

I think your external is formatted "NTFS." A windows format that OS X can't write to - so you can't affect the permissions on it.
You can confirm by single-clicking on the drive on your desktop,...
Forum: Networking 04-30-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,318
Posted By gsahli
Does this help? ...

Does this help?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/269643/how-do-i-map-users-with-a-samba-share

I don't use this feature. What is it useful for?
On my Mac, in the Go > Connect to Server menu, I have...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 03-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,094
Posted By gsahli
You need to start with a wifi scanner program,...

You need to start with a wifi scanner program, specifically to examine signal strength, channel and noise and compare that with other nearby wifi routers.
It's built-in on Mavericks:...
Forum: Networking 03-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,076
Posted By gsahli
Can't answer the question about seeing who is...

Can't answer the question about seeing who is using it - don't use internet sharing.
I guess you are connecting your Mac directly to a cable modem? In that case there is a cable router somewhere...
Forum: Networking 11-04-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By gsahli
Maybe you should look at/tell us all the services...

Maybe you should look at/tell us all the services running on the server.
Anything duplicating what the router provides?
Internet sharing on/used by other computers?
Any confusion about which...
Forum: Networking 08-26-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By gsahli
It's not clear to me where you see 192.x and...

It's not clear to me where you see 192.x and where you see 169.x
169.x is an IP address range reserved for problems. When you see that it means "self-assigned," meaning it was unable to get an IP...
Forum: Networking 07-24-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,754
Posted By gsahli
Knew it could work, just didn't know how well. ...

Knew it could work, just didn't know how well.
I've done the opposite - controlled my Mac from my android TV box with a VNC client. But it didn't seem too useful.
Forum: Networking 07-22-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,754
Posted By gsahli
First thing I would try is VNC server on the...

First thing I would try is VNC server on the device (is it an MK808, by chance?), and Chicken of the VNC client on your Mac.
Forum: Networking 07-15-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,733
Posted By gsahli
Here's another free DLNA server recommended...

Here's another free DLNA server recommended online:
http://www.tvmobili.com/
Forum: Networking 07-14-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,733
Posted By gsahli
You should be researching the media-sharing...

You should be researching the media-sharing protocol DLNA, which most "smart" TVs include. First thing to do - check your TV.
There is free software to make your Mac a DLNA server. PLEX is the one I...
Forum: Networking 06-26-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,951
Posted By gsahli
http://www.shanemielke.com/projects/broadcom-54g/f...

http://www.shanemielke.com/projects/broadcom-54g/faq_wireless.htm
Forum: System 04-15-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By gsahli
Oh ya, good catch!

Oh ya, good catch!
Forum: System 04-15-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By gsahli
Keep in mind it was about 8 years ago when I last...

Keep in mind it was about 8 years ago when I last used XPostFacto...

What OS X DVD do you have - what model Mac does it say it's for?
I'm thinking that maybe you have one for an Intel Mac?
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 04-01-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,594
Posted By gsahli
OS X has generic PCL 5 and PCL 6 drivers included...

OS X has generic PCL 5 and PCL 6 drivers included - just manually select model.
Forum: Networking 03-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,224
Posted By gsahli
In the Share Management page/section of the NAS...

In the Share Management page/section of the NAS setup, what is set to be shared?
From the results you had already (with cifs and smb), I don't think the connection protocol is the issue.
Forum: Networking 03-10-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,224
Posted By gsahli
I don't have one of those NASs, but I'd use this...

I don't have one of those NASs, but I'd use this to connect to it:
your Mac's Go menu > Connect to Server > type in cifs://IP_of_NAS_here

It should ask for your username and password.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 02-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By gsahli
Try some more troubleshooting. Start with the...

Try some more troubleshooting. Start with the Install DVD (holding c key) but instead of continuing the install, find Disk Utility and repair the hard drive.
Forum: Networking 02-18-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,293
Posted By gsahli
Note - make is a separate command - putting...

Note - make is a separate command - putting newline (\) makes it part of the autogen commandline.



I don't have need for it on my Mac.
Forum: Networking 02-18-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,293
Posted By gsahli
Yup, ./ means in the current directory. So,...

Yup,
./ means in the current directory.
So, change to the pulseaudio directory and look to be sure that autogen.sh is there, then run it.
Forum: Networking 02-16-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,293
Posted By gsahli
I'm assuming here that you have set up PATH for...

I'm assuming here that you have set up PATH for MacPorts.
In doing so, you have created a .profile file, located at:
/Users/_your_user_/.profile

edit this file - for example - nano .profile
...
Forum: Networking 01-05-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,472
Posted By gsahli
I'm _guessing_ the Extreme's bonjour software...

I'm _guessing_ the Extreme's bonjour software can't figure out this network.
I have an alternative for you based on the fact that the Extreme supports the industry-standard HP Jetdirect protocol...
Forum: Networking 11-15-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By gsahli
That symptom makes me believe that devices within...

That symptom makes me believe that devices within the Extender's network are in a different subnet from Linksys.
Solution could be as simple as turning off DHCP on the Extender.

You can tell if...
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