*nix tools for osX

list of firmware updates for upgrading machines from os9 (to 10.2 or 10.3) > http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86117

network control panel “share this connection”

sysctl -w net.inet.ip.forwarding=1 > /dev/null
/usr/sbin/natd -interface en0 -use_sockets -same_ports -unregistered_only
/sbin/ipfw -f flush
/sbin/ipfw add 10 divert natd all from any to any via en0 

(see also: Networking Notes)

nfs tuning between debian and osx » NFS on OsX

notes for an OsX Backup

moving the swap files to a seperate partition http://www.math.columbia.edu/~bayer/OSX/swapfile/index.html

see also: Sysadmin and Mac Startup Keys


  • pmset for commandline powermgmt

when faced with kernel panics, daemon corruption and other quagmires … . see » OsX Recovery (and/or OsX System Integrity )

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