I've always formatted my Mac OS partitions with case sensitivity enabled, which
usually means formatting a new system and re-installing Mac OS X as soon as I
After installing the 10.6.2 update, I lost my system menu bar icons and was
forced to restore from a 10.6.1 backup made the day before.
I booted to the Snow Leopard installation DVD, chose the "Restore System from
Backup" option and thought I was on my way.
About 50% into the recovery, the recovery application crashed:
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My new 12" PowerBook arrived yesterday.
I've been wanting to switch (back) to a PowerBook for a while to have working
niceities such as Bluetooth, Firewire, iMovie, Automator, etc.
The 15" PowerBook i had before was too big for me to carry around everywhere, so
I figured a 12" would be somewhat comparable to my X40.
The first thing I did when it arrived was re-partition it to make a 6GB
partition for OpenBSD and reinstall Mac OS on the large partition.
I played around in Mac OS and got everything setup, but when I tried to install
OpenBSD in its partition, the disklabel was occupying the entire drive space
(even though the OpenBSD partition was only 6GB in
fdisk) and it decided to
format the entire drive.
By the time I realized what it was doing it had already screwed everything up.
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I gave up on making the kernel emulate right-clicking from the keyboard since
X11 already has all of this built in.
Someone on the
ppc@ list hinted at binding
Pointer_Button3 with xmodmap.
This is basically what I'm using now, to have middle and right mouse buttons
through the Apple/flower key and the square 'Enter' key, respectively:
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Someone on the
ppc@ list posted about a
containing drivers for a lot of macppc hardware that hasn't been committed to
I took his
i2s drivers and whacked them into shape to link into
audio0 drivers attach, but the kernel panics in the DMA
code when trying to play audio.
finally arrived, so I kind of stopped working on making the internal snapper
With functioning sound, I've been able to boot into OpenBSD at work.
konq-e sucks, though, but Mozilla doesn't work so I'm stuck with it for now.
I finally got X working on my PowerBook!
code for weeks, hacking the hell out of
radeon_base.c adding random debugging
everywhere, searching mailing lists for clues, and lots of guessing, I finally
make && startx that resulted in a clean display coming up.
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Someone e-mailed me asking for a review of my 15" PowerBook, so here she be.
I tried to write it like a magazine columnist, using many "colorful words" and
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