Last weekend I upgraded my MBP to Mavericks. I have been waiting with the upgrade because I didn’t want to have problem with my computer so I figured I’ll wait for some bugfixes before upgrading. So last weekend I decided to take the jump and upgrade. The first thing I discovered was that HyperSwitch was not working as it should and I still have not found a solution to the problem. The next problem was that Finder was incredibly slow when showing the content in folders. Today I was googling for a solution and I encountered a solution by Snaggletooth_DE, https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5492808?start=50&tstart=0.
The solution is to edit the auto_master file.
- Open up a Terminal window
- Open up the file auto_master
$ sudo nano /etc/auto_master
- Comment out the row “/net -hosts -nobrowse,hidefromfinder,nosuid”
#/net -hosts -nobrowse,hidefromfinder,nosuid
- Save the file with Ctrl+X
- Now restart the computer.
$ sudo restart
After I have done the changes my Finder was as responsive as it used to be. I decided to test and see if I could reproduce the problem by uncomment the same row. So I did that and restarted. The funny thing now was that Finder was still responsive so I decided to go with that and close the case.