Category Archive: Hardware

Nov 13 2016

Mac OSX terminal command line for wifi

Show and List all your network adaptor networksetup -listallhardwareports   Turn off wifi on your macbook networksetup -setairportpower en1 off   Turn off wifi on your macbook networksetup -setairportpower en1 on   Scan and list the available wifi network /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/A/Resources/airport scan

Oct 17 2016

How to fix Perl warning setting locale failed on Raspbian

perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = (unset), LC_CTYPE = “UTF-8”, LANG = “en_GB.UTF-8” are supported and installed on your system. perl: warning: Falling back to a fallback locale (“en_GB.UTF-8”). locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot …

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Apr 10 2016

Apple removed Mac login using iCloud password since OS X 10.11.4.

Recently, trying to troubleshoot a bug on my MBP, I’ve signed out from iCloud and realise iCloud login option no longer available. After some research Apple actually removed Mac login using iCloud password since the release of OS X 10.11.4, it doesn’t forcibly remove it from existing accounts, but if you turn it off, you …

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Jul 03 2015

Apple adds TRIM support for aftermarket SSD in OS X 10.10.4

When you are in OS X 10.10.4, you can enable TRIM for aftermarket  SSD. Enabling TRIM for non-OEM drives requires the trimforce command be entered into Terminal, specifically, sudo trimforce enable.

Mar 21 2015

Original firmware recovery in OpenWrt CLI

Using the program mtd: cd /tmp wget http://www.example.org/original_firmware.bin mtd -r write /tmp/original_firmware.bin firmware If you want to remove DD-WRT to install OpenWRT, you should write to the device “linux” instead of “firmware”. mtd -r write /tmp/original_firmware.bin linux

Mar 15 2015

How to hide macintosh update ?

If  you are facing update that keeps repeating, try execute the below command to ignore the update that not required.   > softwareupdate -l Software Update Tool Copyright 2002-2012 Apple Inc. Finding available software Software Update found the following new or updated software: * ThunderboltFirmwareUpdate1.2-1.2 Thunderbolt Firmware Update (1.2), 134K [recommended] [restart]   > sudo …

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Oct 18 2014

Simple steps to format SD card mounted on router using busybox

Below is a simple command to format your SD card mounted, <label> is optional to set volume label. mkfs.ext3 -L <label> /dev/sdx1 see more info here http://linux.die.net/man/8/mkfs.ext3

Apr 28 2014

Turn off mei_me unexpected reset

[65.456035] mei_me 0000:00:03.0: reset: connect/disconnect timeout.

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Apr 20 2014

OSX 10.9.x- How to check system profiler on WiFi connected

OSX 10.9.x- How to check system profiler on WiFi connected Open your OS X terminal using the below command to display your wifi interface profile and connected SSID details too. system_profiler SPAirPortDataType

Mar 05 2014

Upgrading my shared drive to 4TB x 2 WD WD40EFRX hard drive

Upgrading my shared drive to 4TB x 2 WD WD40EFRX hard drive   Recently after one my 3TB hard disk crashed, i decided to upgrade the existing 3TB hard disk to 4TB since my 3 TB already filled about 85%.

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