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Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
18
comment Wireless Diagnostics: what does “_handleLinkEvent: Got an error trying to queyer WiFi for power. Resetting state variables” mean?
@Buscar웃 so basically that error is just some status detritus, nothing that helps diagnose if it's software, software settings, or hardware problem.
Jun
18
comment Wireless Diagnostics: what does “_handleLinkEvent: Got an error trying to queyer WiFi for power. Resetting state variables” mean?
Well, that formatting was yucked. Summary: 0 Ierrs, 0 Oerrs.
Jun
18
comment Wireless Diagnostics: what does “_handleLinkEvent: Got an error trying to queyer WiFi for power. Resetting state variables” mean?
en0 1500 <Link#6> c8:e0:eb:16:30:e7 993039 0 427001 0 0 en0 1500 myhost fe80:6::cae0:ebff 993039 - 427001 - - en0 1500 10.110.4/24 10.110.4.115 993039 - 427001 - -
Jun
18
comment Wireless Diagnostics: what does “_handleLinkEvent: Got an error trying to queyer WiFi for power. Resetting state variables” mean?
Are you looking for a count of input/output errors?
Jun
18
asked Wireless Diagnostics: what does “_handleLinkEvent: Got an error trying to queyer WiFi for power. Resetting state variables” mean?
Apr
28
comment Troubleshooting the USB ports and peripherals on a Thunderbolt display
Try that reset, and you said the display is working so while the cable seating shouldn't be a problem it wouldn't hurt to reseat (remove and replace) the cables as well. If that fails I'm apt to suspect a possible problem with a controller on the display. There might be something in the logs as well (the "Console" application will display those, but unless you're used to reading Matrix glyphs it may be hard to interpret.)
Apr
28
comment Troubleshooting the USB ports and peripherals on a Thunderbolt display
First thing I'd look at is the system report, to get a better idea of what the system sees. Click the apple menu in the upper left. Click "about this mac." Click "More info" button. Click "System Report." From there you can click on "camera" to get a list of currently seen Facetime cameras, and "USB" to see what USB devices and buses are seen.
Mar
7
comment Is it possible to ditch OS X and install BSD on my 3rd Gen Macbook Pro
Look at your link.
Mar
7
comment Is it possible to ditch OS X and install BSD on my 3rd Gen Macbook Pro
I love your typo for FreeBSD to cost money now :-)
Mar
7
answered Is it possible to ditch OS X and install BSD on my 3rd Gen Macbook Pro
Mar
7
comment Is it possible to ditch OS X and install BSD on my 3rd Gen Macbook Pro
The more appropriate question to ask first, since you kind of allude to it, is whether BSD will take greater advantage of your hardware. There's already a question for that on SO. stackoverflow.com/questions/3446231/…
Dec
8
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
28
awarded  Popular Question
Jun
17
comment AD User as an administrator on the Mac?
Not really without the kludgey workaround. Basically we have all domain users able to administrate the machine, then only allow particular users to log into it. Not the best management scheme by a long shot.
Jun
5
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
21
awarded  Informed
Jan
21
comment How do I use time machine to restore my entire computer, rather than a file?
To clarify in step 6, does this mean you can restore the entire system from a previous date, as in "I want this system restored as it was three weeks ago?"
Nov
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awarded  Yearling
Oct
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awarded  Tumbleweed