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Soundcore Flare+ connection hack

First off, I love the Flare+ – it’s really a great value for the money. I thought I’d add this to help Mac users connect to this device as the instructions are devoid of direction. My undocumented fix: When you first attempt to connect via Mac, bluetooth will report a connection failure. Open the options […]

How to restore root to MySQL server on Mac

See my dba.stackexchange.com answer: How to restore root to MySQL server on MAMP Assuming you went with a generic install of MySQL, my procedure for Mac is: Edit your my.cnf, probably located at: /usr/local/my.cnf, adding the lines: skip-grant-tables skip-networking Restart mysqld sudo su – /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqladmin shutdown nohup /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld_safe & exit Change root privs mysql> GRANT […]

How to install Sysbench on OS X

Before I start this post, I want to thank Alexey Kopytov for his assistance. Alexey, you’re a cool guy. Also, for reference sake, I’m running Mac OS X 10.6.4 and installed mysql-5.5.6-rc-osx10.6-x86.dmg Sysbench is a tool for MySQL DBAs to performance test or burn-in installations. I like to use it as a sanity check for […]