macOS

Diagnosing and fixing XtendSan not auto-connecting on boot
The iscsid.log to see if the network is up before the daemon. You will see an entry like: WARNING: Unable to retrieve NetworkInterface in order to deter...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 5:41 PM
Mounting a network drive on Mac
Click “Go” at the top of the screen and select “Connect to Server”.   Enter the server’s IP and click “Connect”.   Select “Guest” and click “C...
Thu, 17 Feb, 2022 at 12:37 PM
Managing kexts in High Sierra and later via CLI
Introduction The preferred way for accepting 3rd party kernel extensions ("kexts" for short, and sometimes referred to as "system extensions...
Thu, 4 Feb, 2021 at 5:14 PM
Browsing with Finder in my SMB share is extremely slow
Apple is doing its best tweak performance in their Samba stack, and sometimes, it might turn into a disadvantage for non Apple Samba servers. Source: Ap...
Tue, 24 Nov, 2020 at 2:12 PM
Running virt-manager using XQuartz
Purpose: To manage certain aspects of the HyperFS VM on the SAN-in-a-box appliance, the GUI "virt-manager" application can be used. In order to d...
Thu, 18 Feb, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Keyboard changes to allow access to root console
In Preferences... go to the Profiles tab and under that, the Keyboard tab. At the bottom, check Use Option as Meta key. (BTW, for systems where I use ...
Tue, 22 Mar, 2022 at 8:34 AM