Showing posts with label Volumes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Volumes. Show all posts

June 24, 2011

Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update

Long hiatus... Too long...

Anyway, Apple's release of the 10.6.8 Mac OS X Snow Leopard update yesterday are news big enough to free some time, get over my writer's block and write this post.

As usual, “this update is recommended for all Mac OS X Snow Leopard users...” Is it? Really? And what about Hackintosh users?

September 2, 2010

Moving OS X /Users to a separate partition

After considering the Alternatives for separating the OS X users' home directories, I decided to use a separate partition.
In this post, I'll explain in detail how to use a separate partition ("Volume" in Mac OS X parlance) for /Users.

Alternatives for separating the OS X users' home directories

Most OS X installations you'll find, probably use just one partition per disk. This may be convenient, but coming from years on Unix/Linux, that's a no-go for me... We can do better...
So, let's see how we can get the users' home directories on a separate partition ("Volume" in Mac OS X parlance) or disk.