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My macbook had this issue before the 10.10 update, and after the update, the issue re-appeared. I just had to redo the procedure and it works again.tried it on 10.10, and it appears to work.


1) There are no performance gains from running multiple partitions. The drive is accessed sequentially and having 200 different partitions won't change that (the OS will not access each partition in parallel). The only way to boost storage performance is to run more than one using RAID0 (striped). Each hard drive can then be accessed separately and in ...


I have never, and I mean never, even back to the "classic" Mac O/S days (going back to system 6) partitioned a drive into smaller chunks. Performance gains were supposedly about different parts of a rotational drive being faster than others (EG quicker seek to sectors near the physical hub). There may also have been some O/S speed gains in some O/S if you ...


You might try adding a ReadyBoost drive. I have not tried this with Windows on a Mac, but on PCs, ReadyBoost improves performance and boot times significantly. Adding a 4- or 8-gb USB or SDCard and formatting it for ReadyBoost may help with your 4gb machine.


SSD might do it - that's what I'm guessing is the difference between your boot time of 1:30, which is about right for an HD boot drive, compared to 5s, which is fast even for an SSD [I'd suspect it was hibernating rather than booting to be quite that fast] More RAM would also help a lot - 4GB is bare minimum for a modern 64-bit OS, 8 is more acceptable, 16 ...


To reset Indexes and solve many issues related with your Mac performances (mdworker continuously using your CPU), or corrupted indexes (you know a file is stored on your drive but Spotlight can't find it). I'd advice you to get "OnyX" : http://www.titanium.free.fr/downloadonyx.php this freeware will help you in a couple of clicks to verify and clean-up your ...


This is an old question, but for the benefit of anyone who comes across it: Apple introduced this capability under the name Fusion Drive in late 2012. Officially you can only get a Fusion Drive as a build-to-order option on a new Mac, but many people have reported success with configuring their own using the diskutil Terminal command in OS X 10.8.2 or later. ...

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