Carlo TD wrote:
are you alright?
I am fine, I mean the computer is working OK. The question came in because of the fact that I usually zero out data from the HDD when I reinstall OSX. However, since the process takes about 1hr and 30mins to complete therefore begging the question on whether such process is necessary or not... I wonder if zeroing out the disk is absolutely necessary when reinstalling OS X cleanly.
Thanks for your time!
Okay here's something I did that brought back the shutdown to 4sec
sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.securityd ExitTimeOut -int 2
sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.coreservices.appleevents ExitTimeOut -int 2
sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.mDNSResponder ExitTimeOut -int 2
sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.diskarbitrationd ExitTimeOut -int 2
sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.coreservices.appleid.authentication ExitTimeOut -int 2
Quit Terminal and then reopen it. Enter the following: