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Forum: General 08-25-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,690
Posted By desertboomer
SandBox Advantage

Reading about Sandbox. I'm confused about it's advantage over a regular backup volume. I am DEFINITELY a non-geek here, so I've probably misread something.

Here's the User Manual-

<<<< You...
Forum: General 10-15-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
If it's an alias with the extra suffix (-1, -2,...

If it's an alias with the extra suffix (-1, -2, etc) why not delete that too,
so long as I keep the Alias for the original Vol (no suffix) ?

Rich
Forum: General 09-27-2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
Network? I cleaned them all out, then connected...

Network? I cleaned them all out, then connected the Ext HD directly to the Mac via USB. When opened, SD sees volumes with -1 suffix.

Was a 'network' involved there?

Rich
Forum: General 09-25-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
Well, I "thought" I got rid of the folders with...

Well, I "thought" I got rid of the folders with suffixes.

Cleaned out all the folders, restarted, then mounted ext HD, and started SD.

Drat! SD displayed a suffix -1. GoTo folder showed it,...
Forum: General 09-25-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
/Volumes and once there you look for any...

/Volumes
and once there you look for any folders, not links/aliases, that have the names of the drives with the numbers after them...
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--Dave Nanian >>>>


OK- did that-...
Forum: General 09-22-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
Yes! That search shows LOTs of volumes with the...

Yes! That search shows LOTs of volumes with the suffixes.
Can I delete them (if so, how),
or will something like DiskWarrior clean them out?

Rich
Forum: General 09-19-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
No, it's Finder > Go > Go To Folder. >>> ...

No, it's Finder > Go > Go To Folder. >>>

OK, but as I'm not a Mac expert, let me ask-

When I go there, i should fill in . . . ..

and check for . .. . . . . . ?


rich
Forum: General 09-17-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
Thanks for the response- can not check it now- am...

Thanks for the response- can not check it now- am on the road.

Drive failure?? Gads! Hope not. Also all partitions work fine- the SD clones mount and one, and the partition for Time Machine also...
Forum: General 09-16-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,859
Posted By desertboomer
SD sees different Vol name on Ext Drive partitions

I have an Ext drive, partitioned 3 ways. Lets say the names are DUPE1, DUPE2 and DUPE3. After cloning, I'll rename the partitioned volumes, to show the oldest clone.

SD makes the clones fine,...
Forum: General 07-02-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,281
Posted By desertboomer
Eject Icons

Thought of adding this to thread-
Unable to unmount primary OS drive when booted to external firewire drive backup.
but I think it need to be separate.

I clone my HD onto an external HD, with...
Forum: General 06-27-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,214
Posted By desertboomer
You were right. 1st time Leopard permissions...

You were right. 1st time Leopard permissions take a long time.

Be aware that after upgrading to Leopard,
my HD (about 60 Gb of data) needed 1+ hour to do permissions!
And that was after all...
Forum: General 06-23-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,214
Posted By desertboomer
ok- thanks. It seems to be ok now, Maybe I...

ok- thanks. It seems to be ok now,

Maybe I jumped the gun, or maybe the mac was maxed out on ram, and running super slow. In any case, I restarted, and ran it all again, and the cloning seemed...
Forum: General 06-21-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,214
Posted By desertboomer
Permissions on Leopard Clones

Just finished upgrading to Mac's 10.5 (Leopard)
SD's been grinding away for 20 min, and it's still on Repairing Permissions!

Is that normal?

Rich
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Forum: General 06-21-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,609
Posted By desertboomer
Have only tried that twice, but will try again in...

Have only tried that twice, but will try again in the future.

What happens- either the gray apple, and spinning wheel, but that's it.

or

After the gray apple, it goes to rolling white text,...
Forum: General 06-20-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,609
Posted By desertboomer
ok- thanks for followup matter of fact- I...

ok- thanks for followup

matter of fact- I had really cleaned it up (disk utility & disk warrior!)
had occasions where it (seemed to ) 'hang' during the copy, but DW (seemed to) fix that.
...
Forum: General 06-20-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,609
Posted By desertboomer
yes, repair permissions, and that's it Might...

yes, repair permissions, and that's it

Might it screw things up if I was surfing on safari (like i am now:)
while doing the backup?
Forum: General 06-20-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,609
Posted By desertboomer
SD needs TWO passes to make clone BOOTABLE

I make a simple clone (FicPermissions, SmartBU) and SD indicates it's done. I can click on the HD icon, and all looks fine. But when I try to BOOT from it- nada. (black screen- white scrolling...
Forum: General 05-31-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,472
Posted By desertboomer
Canít boot from clone - Tiger

"Hi everyone:

...... I tried to boot the laptop from the external drive(s) and found that I was unable to do so. I now have clones of my MBP on three different drives and none of those will boot,...
Forum: General 05-31-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,536
Posted By desertboomer
SD Clones don't Boot . . . on first try

Nothing huge (i hope:) ,
but my SuperDuper cloning started couple of new (hopefully minor) Quirks"-

My setup- MacBk & iBook (both on 10.4.11)
and an external drive, partitioned to hold the...
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