|ID||Article Title||Post Date|
||Are Sonnet Tempo SATA cards compatible with the Drobo S? ||Feb-02-11|
||My P2 card is unexpectedly unmounting from my Qio after I wake a Mac Pro or MacBook Pro from sleep. v1045050||Aug-01-13|
||I get a blue screen on my Mac Pro/MacBook Pro instead of booting when I connect Qio v1045050||Mar-24-10|
|The first time you boot with the Qio connected, the screen will stay blue for up to 6 minutes while the Mac is configuring the Qio slot space. Please be patient. Subsequent boots should be normal. Note that you must install the Qio software before connecting the Qio.|
||Are all C600X CF Cards more or less equal performance in a Qio? ||Mar-22-10|
|Sonnet measured read performance for three manufacturers' 600X (90MB/sec) CF cards in the Qio, connected to a MacBook Pro:|
Lexar Professional 600X...86MB/sec
SanDisk Extreme Pro........61MB/sec
||Can I power the Qio from a FireWire port on a MacBook Pro? ||Mar-23-10|
||Is the Qio driver compatible with a 64-bit kernel boot of OS X 10.6 or 10.7? ||Aug-01-13|
||Can I use the AJA IO Express with the Sonnet Qio in a MacBook Pro? ||Mar-23-10|
||My Qio was working fine with my ExpressCard/34 bus interface card, but the Qio does not work with my PCIe Express bus interface card in an early 2009 MacPro. ||Mar-31-10|
||My unibody MacBook Pro will spontaneously restart after shutdown with Qio attached. ||Mar-31-10|
||What kind of battery can I use with the Qio? ||Apr-08-10|
||Why does my Maci take so long to boot when the Qio is attached?
|It is normal for the Mac to take a long time to boot (as long as 10 minutes) the first time after a Qio is attached. All the new drivers need to be discovered and the kernal caches built. It is important to let this initialization process complete without interruption. |
However, in some instances, the Mac takes a long time for subsequent boots as well. If this occurs, run the Qio System Uninstaller and rerun the Qio System Installer. This should clear the problem.
||Why can't a Mac Pro acknowledge the Qio if it is plugged in after the Mac is booted? ||Sep-13-13|
||With a Qio connected, my Mac Pro kernel panics when I shut down after using Avid Media Composer. ||Jul-31-13|
||I'm getting a OS X kernel panic when I remove an SxS card from the Qio connected to a tower Mac Pro that also has a video capture card installed. ||Oct-31-14|
||I'm getting a long blue screen when I boot a Mac with Qio installed. ||Sep-13-13|
||I upgraded to 10.6.8 and my system no longer boots. ||Sep-26-11|
||What version of OS X do I need to use Qio with MacBook Pro? ||Aug-20-14|
|OS X 10.5.8-10.9 required for Mac Pro and MacBook Pro (non-Thunderbolt).|
OS X 10.6.8-10.9 required for MacBook Pro (Thunderbolt).
||Is Qio Compatible with 17" Thunderbolt MacBook Pro? ||Sep-13-13|
||Is Qio compatible with Echo ExpressCard/34 Thunderbolt Adapter? ||Jul-31-13|
||Is Qio compatible with the Matrox T/ADP Thunderbolt Port Adapter? ||Feb-28-12|
||Is the Qio PCIe 2.0 Bus Extender card compatible in all slots of the Mac Pro 5,1? ||May-06-13|
||How can I read UDF Formatted SxS cards? ||Aug-11-17|
||Why is the Panasonic OS X P2 driver not compatible with 64-bit mode, while the Sony SxS driver, CF driver and SATA drivers are compatible with 64-bit mode? ||Oct-31-14|
|This issue is now resolved. The Panasonic P2 driver included with Qio software version 1.2.3 and later is 64-bit compatible. Installing Qio 1.3.2 or later adds P2 support to systems running OS X in 64-bit mode, including Mavericks (10.9) and Yosemite (10.10) |
||Do Qio and Qio CF4 support UDMA 7 CompactFlash cards? ||May-06-13|
||I connected a Red Station media reader to the eSATA ports, but the media would not mount. How do I mount the media? ||May-06-13|
||Is the Qio compatible with OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks)? ||Oct-31-14|
|The Qio is compatible with OS 10.10 (Yosemite) and 10.9.5 (Mavericks) when using Qio software version 1.3.2 and later. |
||My computer kernel panics after updating OS X to 10.8.2. What can I do to fix it? (Qio/Qio CF4/Qio E3 issue) ||Nov-06-12|
||My Qio Does Not Recognize My SD-to-SxS Adapter ||May-07-13|
|If you are using the Qio or Qio E3 connected via Thunderbolt to a Mac running OS X 10.8.2+, this is a known issue that may be fixed by installing this software patch .|
With the release of OS X 10.8.2, Apple disabled USB 2.0 drivers over Thunderbolt. Because many SD-to-SxS adapters use the ExpressCard USB interface, and Qio and Qio E3 support USB-based adapters through the ExpressCard (SxS) slots' USB interfaces, the adapters are not recognized under 10.8.2+. Sonnet's USB 2.0 Over Thunderbolt Patch for Qio/Qio E3 removes the limitation and allows your adapter to be recognized.
||I have a Retina MacBook Pro (or other Mac introduced in 2012), and my machine won't boot after installing Qio software. ||Dec-06-12|
|Boot in safe mode. In Terminal, type: sudo nvram boot-args="dart=0x0" and restart. You can undo this later with the command sudo nvram -d boot-args .|
||My Stardom RAIDSonic ST3620-2S-S2 is not reliable with 6Gb drives and and a 6Gb controller. ||Jul-08-13|
|The Stardom RAIDSONIC ST3620-2S-S2 is not reliable when connected at 6Gb. It was designed for 3Gb SATA. If you connected previously using a 3Gb controller, even with 6Gb drives, the connection was 3Gb. With the 6Gb controllers and 6Gb drives, the connection is negotiated at 6Gb, but the connection is not reliable because of the older design of the Stardom chassis does not support 6Gb. The drives may not be recognized or if recognized, transfers will fail at some point.|
||Can I format an SxS card in UDF format in macOS? 2.4.0||Jan-20-21|
|Yes, but you must use Terminal.|
1) Open Terminal
to get the name of the disk. It will be something like "disk4". Ejectable media are typically the last in the list.
newfs_udf -v "My Volume Name" disk4
if disk4 was the correct one. The volume name is anything you want of course.
4) Unplug and replug the SxS card
(Due to somebody's bug, the disk will only mount after being ejected.)
5) You can run
without any parameters to see other parameters that can be set.
The process can be automated somewhat by writing a bash script, which can be looked up on the internet.