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kalleanka 11-06-2009 01:07 PM

beach ball hell -- SD super slow!
 
Hi. I'm running snow leopard. I keep a regular TM backup (over wireless to another mac) but also maintain my SD mirror ~monthly.

After installing snow leopard I found SD taking 2-10 minutes before I could click anything in the gui. Once the gui is usable, clicking "Options..." and then the "OK" in options puts it right back into beach balling. for another couple of minutes.

I updated yesterday to the latest version.

Ideas?

dnanian 11-06-2009 01:10 PM

Quit SD! and remove the "Saved Settings" folder in Library/Application Support/SuperDuper! - let's see if that speeds things up.

Note that the areas you're talking about are when we're going to refresh our list of attached volumes. It's possible that some device/drive/share attached to your mac is responding very slowly...

kalleanka 11-06-2009 03:00 PM

Looks like I have a very old NFS mount in my /Volumes directory. Its been there for ages, but was apparently never a problem before snow leopard.
Now I have to find a good way to remove it...

Thanks for the help!

kalleanka 11-06-2009 03:07 PM

I removed the NFS mount using disk utility, and rmdir'ed the mount point from /Volumes. Now it all works great.

dnanian 11-06-2009 03:18 PM

Great, glad to hear it.


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