View Full Version : Failed to restore spotlight state error

bill from maine
07-24-2008, 12:17 PM

Can anyone tell me what to when SuperDuper reports (in red) that it 'failed to restore Spotlight state" on the backup drive?

Also, on the scheduled Copies window, there is a red line (under the normally scheduled backup) with a spinning gear on the left.

07-24-2008, 12:22 PM
It means you have more than one backup scheduled at the same time, Bill, and on Leopard this causes a problem in some configurations. Changing one backup to run ONE minute before the other should resolve the problem.

bill from maine
07-24-2008, 12:54 PM
Thanks Dave !

I wrote my original post for someone else (who has their own copy of SD).
The user DID have two backups scheduled for 9:30 so it's likely that they clicked on the Schedules button and then clicked OK.

I really hope you can (in a future version) not insist on setting up a new schedule each time a user clicks the Schedule button.

On a related note, I find that going into the Scheduled Copies window is the best way to see the last log. I find the that log from the Window menu is about a week old. That means that users have to cancel the new schedule window and the clearly get confused...

Thanks for a great piece of software though!