I have a 250Gb Samsung SSD 840 series with Trim support enabled installed on a mid-2009 13" Macbook pro running Snow Leopard (10.6.8, 2.26GHz, 8Gb of RAM) and I experience extremely slow startup after ...
[Mid-2010 MacBook Pro running the latest version of Snow Leopard] I read in many places that you should always do a "Verify Disk" in Disk Utility and resolve any errors before upgrading to Lion. I ...
There are some nice and useful utilities for testing disks for bad blocks like MHDD, Victoria, HITACHI Drive Feature Tool etc. But these utilities have some limitations. For example, MHDD is the best ...
One of the common Mac troubleshooting steps everyone always seems encouraged to try first is to "repair disk permissions" in Disk Utility. This process usually finds random odd problems, fixes them, ...
One evening we had a momentary power outage, causing sudden shutdown for my Mac mini and the attached Drobo (4 bay). When the system came back up, only one of the two volumes mounted on the desktop. ...