Archive for June, 2013

Bug in Google search autocomplete when using Google Chrome browser

Well well well. In Chrome (Version 27.0.1453.110) just go to and type “fouad el ” into the search field with autocomplete enabled (the default). You’ll find you cannot type anything further nor can you delete and in Chrome’s Activity Monitor window you’ll find that tab taking ~98% CPU. Only route forward is to kill […]

fuse-ext2 write support flaw on ext3 journaled partitions

So I have a 1TB drive with four partitions, only two of which are ext (both ext3 journaled) and the other two are ‘not recognised’ (the drive was from a Western Digital MyBook World Edition NAS drive). Using the pre-requisite 32 bit kernel, MacFUSE 2.0.3 and fuse-ext2 0.0.7, I found the following behaviour. On connection […]