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Burning bin/cue on Mac OS X

Mac OS X has a very simple and efficient tool drutil(1) which can directly write bin/cue sheets from the command line. There is no need to battle with the traditional tools cdrtools and cdrdao to do the same. shanu% drutil burn -noverify -eject foo.cue Burning Image to Disc: foo.cue Burn completed. [ad#ad-post-banner]

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Macbook Pro Memory Failure

My Macbook Pro does not seem to like one of the 2Gig memory modules anymore.

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Safe Sleep on Mac OSX

I thought it might be a good idea to turn on “safe sleep” (or Suspend To Disk) instead of the default “Suspend To RAM”; the motive was to save some batterry power whicle I move the laptop. Turns out that this was extremely painful when your system has 4G of memory. It takes almost 20s […]