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macOS Bug: Connecting to another Mac via SMB protocol results in client hanging indefinitely at shutdown or restart

How to force SMB2, which actually doesn’t work for me:

10.14.3 – SMB3 Performance Issues – Force SMB2

Related discussion on Apple Communities

Computers Won’t Shut Down After Connecting To Server

Bug reports on Apple Radar:

How to submit sysdiagnose:

  • Command + Option + Shift+ Control + Period (.)
  • Or in Terminal: sudo sysdiagnose

Note: The sysdiagnose process can take 10 minutes to complete. Once finished, the folder /private/var/tmp/ should appear automatically in the Finder and the sysdiagnose file there will look similar to this:

sysdiagnose_2017.08.17_07-30-12-0700_10169.tar.gz

View active SMB connection status:

smbutil statshares -a

How to Report Disputed Apps in App Store

There’re many fake / disputed / copycat apps made by Chinese in iTunes App Store, here’s how to report these shit to Apple:

First, open iTunes Content Dispute to start dispute process. Enter some basic information and continue.

Then you can provide a link to the app from the App Store. Alternatively, you may use the search tab below to search for the app at issue. If there is more than one app you wish to dispute, for example I just searched “Screeny” and got the following result:

Then select them all and continue, you can get a dropdown to choose the nature of your dispute, and a text box for every app you can write details information about your dispute, here’s an example:

Cheers:

How to use Superdrive on any Macbook Pro

Adds mbasd=1 (MacBook Aire Super Drive) to /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.Boot.plist as a kernal flag:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
    <key>Kernel Flags</key>
    <string>mbasd=1</string>
</dict>
</plist>

Or, use the following command in Termimal:

sudo nvram boot-args="mbasd=1"

Note that nvram may be reset for some core system update (you can also manually reset nvram), so I prefer the .plist method.

You are not Steve Jobs — Editors’ Picks — Medium

A young CEO storms through his start-up, a tiny Godzilla, crushing the feelings of his staff like so many Japanese paper maché buildings. He rubs his forehead in meetings and loudly ponders why no one is as smart as he is. No ideas are to be considered for the product unless he initiated them. He is trying his damnedest to be just like his recently departed hero — Mr. Steve Jobs.

via You are not Steve Jobs — Editors' Picks — Medium.