I have a Mid-2013 11-inch MacBook Air with 512 GB SSD. It came with Mountain Lion, but when Mavericks came out, I performed a clean install. Perhaps taking the idea of clean install a bit too far, I ...
I upgraded existing system to a "Fusion drive" - corestorage volume - consisting of existing 300GB HDD and new 120GB SSD. Instead of creating a new corestorage drive I went with the route of ...
Has anyone had experience with encrypted (home made!) FusionDrive volumes and intermittent failure of writes to this disk? I'm on a Late 2011 MBP 13" with (currently) 4 GB RAM, a 128 GB SSD and a 750 ...
I installed an SSD in my 2011 Mac Mini to run alongside the stock 500GB HDD. After carefully reading through a number of tutorials, I used Terminal to merge them into a single "Fusion Drive". I cloned ...
After storing data on a Fusion Drive, is it possible to downgrade your Mac to use the hard drive (HDD) by just removing the solid state drive (SSD)? In particular, I was wondering what happens when ...
From what I understand, the implementation of the Fusion Drive is at the OS level (coreStorage). Yet, I want to know if it's possible to manually interfere in the management for a specific file or ...
Time Machine in OS X does store local backups (snapshots) on the local harddrive if you have Time Machine enabled. Even if you backup regularly, the size of the local backups increases steadily. In a ...
I have a Mac Mini with two drives: a 256GB SSD and a 500GB HDD. From what I've read, the new Fusion Drive does all of it's magic in software, using the Core Storage APIs. Can I get my setup to ...
I'm considering using FileVault 2 when I upgrade to Lion. Though my understanding of it is weak, it seems as though it shouldn't really increase the number of reads or writes per disk operation ...