Category Archives: Macintosh

High Sierra network issue

By | January 4, 2018

Full article here. Newer servers use SMB2/3 which has packet signing turn on. The net result is that copied/moved/renamed files never finalize the process.  2 sets of instructions below based on whether or not there already exists an nsmb.conf file or not.

Create macOS ISO

By | October 19, 2017

1) Create a blank disk image: hdiutil create -o /tmp/HighSierra.cdr -size 7316m -layout SPUD -fs HFS+J 2) Mount your image: hdiutil attach /tmp/HighSierra.cdr.dmg -noverify -nobrowse -mountpoint /Volumes/install_build 3) Restore BaseSystem.dmg from the installer: asr restore -source /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ -target /Volumes/install_build -noprompt -noverify -erase 4) Unmount the image: hdiutil detach /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ System 5) Convert the… Read More »

Create MacOS USB

By | October 15, 2017

To Create a bootable UBS drive for installing Mac OS. Download the installer from the App Store From Terminal Enter the following for High Sierra: sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ –volume /Volumes/Mojave Change Mojave to the name of the destination USB Drive Commands for older Mac OS