Windows 7 64-bit Installation on MacBook Pro (Santa Rosa Rev D)

Windows 7 64-bit Installation on MacBook Pro (Santa Rosa Rev D)

The following guide will walk you through installing Windows 7 64-bit on a MacBook Pro (Santa Rosa Rev D).

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NetBSD – Changing the default startup disk for fn: diskn

NetBSD – Changing the default startup disk for fn: diskn

Just a quick tip. Here is how you change the default startup disk which is used by the fn: diskn menu.

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Kroo Sleeve for MacBook – Quick Review

Kroo Sleeve for MacBook

You won’t normally find product reviews on this site but every once in a while you come across an item worth telling others about. This item is the Kroo netbook sleeve that happens to work perfectly with 13-inch MacBooks.

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Dell Netbook Dual Boot – Mac OS X & Win XP

Dell Netbook – Dual Boot

Here are the steps to get a successful dual boot on your Dell netbook. I successfully used these steps on a Dell Vostro V90.

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NetBSD – nginx and PHP5

NetBSD – nginx and PHP5

There are an abundance of guides and recommendations on how to get nginx and PHP working together harmoniously. However, I have found these particular steps to work successfully in my server environment and I wrote this guide in the hopes it will bring success to your nginx installation as well.

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MySQL Max Connections on OS X Server

MySQL

To change the ‘max_connections’ for MySQL on OS X, modify the ‘my.cnf’ file located in /etc.

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ProFTPD Anonymous Upload

ProFTPD Anonymous Upload

To allow anonymous uploads on a ProFTPD server, you need to edit the config file.

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Mac OS X – USB Wireless Adapter

Mac OS X – USB Wireless Adapter

If you’re looking for an inexpensive USB wireless adapter for Mac OS X, the ENCORE ENUWI-G2 isn’t a bad choice.

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NetBSD – Network Settings & Configuration

NetBSD

Usually the first step after installing NetBSD is to get the network card configured so you can get online.

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Backtrack – Bluetooth

Bluejacking

Notes on using the Bluetooth utilities included with Backtrack v2.

USB Device: Linksys USBBT100

Use HCITool for scanning – hcitool scan

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Windows XP – Repair Issues & Mup.sys

Windows XP – Repair Issues & Mup.sys

First, I booted the system and the BIOS screen would load. Then the Windows XP logo would appear followed by the screen going blank. After powering down the system, I tried booting into Safe Mode. The system would begin to boot and the listing of drivers flew across the screen. Then, BAM! It froze loading Mup.sys.

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Finding the Master Browser on Your Network

Command Prompt

How do you find the system that’s acting as the master browser for your network? Simple, use the “browstat” utility that is part of the Microsoft XP SP2 support tools.

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MacBook Pro – Windows XP 64-bit

XP 64-bit

Running Windows XP 64-bit on a MacBook Pro (Santa Rosa).

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New Xserves – Unboxing

Xserve

Here are photos of the unboxing of four new Xserves.

  

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Mac OS X Server – Installing GD Library

GD Logo

I just finished setting up a new Xserve to be used as a corporate web server. The new Xserve is going to be running a Content Management System written in PHP with a MySQL backend.

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Camino Browser

Camino Web Browser

If you have never tried the Camino browser before, I highly suggest you check it out. It’s an extermely simple web browser that’s designed to be fast, very fast.

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Symantec Ghost 2003 – SATA Drive

Symantec Ghost 2003

Even with the latest update, Ghost 2003 may refuse to boot from a floppy due to the system having a SATA drive. When searching for advice on how to deal with this problem, you’ll find a ton of results that range from getting new USB drivers for DOS to using the -NOIDE switch.

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Dell M90 – 64-bit & 4GB RAM

Just in case anyone was planning on purchasing a Dell Precision M90 and running a 64-bit OS, it’s important to be aware of the maximum RAM limitation. It appears the M90 is being limited by the 945 Chipset.

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Block IP Addresses in ProFTPD

ProFTPD

I recently had a reason to block an IP address from accessing our FTP server. This particular server was a FreeBSD system running ProFTPD. After doing a little research, I found a simple way of doing it. ProFTPD was designed to use a configuration file similar to Apache. So, doing connection blocking looks just like an .htaccess file.

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