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Forum: General 08-31-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,279
Posted By rlesperance
Hi Dave, Good suggestion ... I new that one....

Hi Dave,

Good suggestion ... I new that one.

I wanted to try out SD's options to execute a shell script after completion. Since I don't know shell scripting I thought that somebody out there...
Forum: General 08-31-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,279
Posted By rlesperance
Compressing the sparse image file ...

Hi,

Every time a SD backup is made to a sparse image file, the file increases in size. I would like to automate this procedure by executing a shell script at the end of my backup.

I wrote a...
Forum: General 06-27-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,830
Posted By rlesperance
Hi Dave, The only way I used shell scripts...

Hi Dave,

The only way I used shell scripts is from inside an AppleScript. Now I will be doing it the other way around, and I know nothing about shell scripting.

I will try it and get back ... ...
Forum: General 06-27-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,830
Posted By rlesperance
Converting an Apple script to a shell script ...

Hi Dave,

I have a regular Apple script that I would like to execute before actually beginning the backup. This is the script:

property imagesPathList : {"/Sauvegardes/SuperDuper/Duplication -...
Forum: General 02-23-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,161
Posted By rlesperance
The only event that I have seen yet that leaves...

The only event that I have seen yet that leaves SD open is when the backup does not complete successfully ...
Forum: General 02-23-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,161
Posted By rlesperance
You already use Growl to give notices to the user...

You already use Growl to give notices to the user ... I don't understand your comment :confused:
Forum: General 02-23-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,161
Posted By rlesperance
Yes ... I have an idle handler that checks SD's...

Yes ... I have an idle handler that checks SD's status and that calculate the present idletime at each loop. Every 4 minutes SD's status reappears as «running» and the idle time is reseted.
...
Forum: General 02-23-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,161
Posted By rlesperance
SD resets my computer's idletime ...

Hi Dave,

When the backup is not successful, SD is left open and it's status is «inactive». Also, every 4 minutes or so, it is modified to «running», probably because it is checking to find the...
Forum: General 12-13-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,738
Posted By rlesperance
Dave ... I found my answer.

Dave ... I found my answer.
Forum: General 12-13-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,738
Posted By rlesperance
The 5th week ...

Hi,

I have 2 schedules for the same settings: one that executes the first and third week of the month and one for the second and fourth. What happens on the fifth when there is 5 week in the...
Forum: General 12-09-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,187
Posted By rlesperance
I saw that you have files with very extensive and...

I saw that you have files with very extensive and complex AppleScript. I picked up a few line of code to get SD's status.

The cocoa code you are talking about is not the same thing ?
Forum: General 12-09-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,187
Posted By rlesperance
Is there something in that code that I can use in...

Is there something in that code that I can use in AppleScript by invoking shell commands ? I am looking for a more efficient way to monitor the activity of defined process being at the «root» or...
Forum: General 12-09-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,187
Posted By rlesperance
Can I have access to the script that actually...

Can I have access to the script that actually monitors this activity with the system ?
Forum: General 12-09-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,187
Posted By rlesperance
Hi Dave, What does actually SD do to prevent...

Hi Dave,

What does actually SD do to prevent sleeping ? I thought that like this utility called «Caffeine» the computer's idletime was reseted to 0, thus preventing the computer to go to sleep...
Forum: General 11-29-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,892
Posted By rlesperance
Do you know about the Drobo NAS ?

Do you know about the Drobo NAS ?
Forum: General 11-29-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,892
Posted By rlesperance
Thanks ...

Thanks ...
Forum: General 11-29-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,892
Posted By rlesperance
The ReadyNAS Pro is an expensive machine. I...

The ReadyNAS Pro is an expensive machine. I would probably live something slower. Where can I get updated information on reliable and connection speed for consumer NAS drive ?
Forum: General 11-29-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,406
Posted By rlesperance
I see .. Thank you !

I see .. Thank you !
Forum: General 11-29-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,892
Posted By rlesperance
If most are not fast, which are the faster and...

If most are not fast, which are the faster and how much faster ?

I want a NAS drive, because I want a backup drive that is always connected and that is not in the same room as the computer in case...
Forum: General 11-29-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,406
Posted By rlesperance
That is all the point of my question ... I want...

That is all the point of my question ... I want to understand WHY a «network» shared volumes is different from a volume located on a «direct» connected drive.
Forum: General 11-28-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,406
Posted By rlesperance
I understand the importance of preserving...

I understand the importance of preserving ownership, etc... , but that concern does not exist if I duplicate a hard drive on a partition of a direct connected drive.

What is the difference of...
Forum: General 11-28-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,406
Posted By rlesperance
For sure ... I have been on this since morning. ...

For sure ... I have been on this since morning. It took a bit of time to pay around with install DVDs and SD procedures to mount the sparse image. The restore took at least 4 hours. Just wondered...
Forum: General 11-28-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,892
Posted By rlesperance
Are you comparing it with FW400 or FW800 ? Could...

Are you comparing it with FW400 or FW800 ? Could I expect a speed equivalent to ReadyNAS Pro with any NAS Gigabit ethernet drive ?
Forum: General 11-28-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,406
Posted By rlesperance
Like I said the sparse image was on an attached...

Like I said the sparse image was on an attached USB 2drive and the copy was made to my iMac G5 (1.6GHZ - 2GB of memory) while the computer was running the install CD.

What other informations do...
Forum: General 11-28-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,406
Posted By rlesperance
Restore speed from sparse image ..

Hi,

Is it normal that a not so big (±22GB) sparse image located on a USB2 external drive takes 4 hours to restore back to an Imac G5 ?

Regards.



Robert
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