Shirt Pocket Discussions  
    Home netTunes launchTunes SuperDuper! Buy Now Support Discussions About Shirt Pocket    

Go Back   Shirt Pocket Discussions > SuperDuper! > General

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-05-2007, 09:54 PM
mtk67 mtk67 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5
Can't see data within sparse image backup

I was doing a routine check of my backup file (scheduled backup to a NAS on my home network). I have two accounts on my Mac - one for me (called Mike) and one called Kids. I have successfully restored files from the backups in the past. However, now when I open the sparse image, I do not see the account called 'mike' listed. I only see 'kids' and 'shared'. Has my backup become corrupted? The file size is still about right (225GB), so it's not empty. All of the data is stored under my account. There isn't much under kids. I'm guessing this is an authentication issue of some kind. I hope I'm just missing something simple. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Mike
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-05-2007, 09:57 PM
dnanian's Avatar
dnanian dnanian is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Weston, MA
Posts: 14,293
Send a message via AIM to dnanian
I think something has likely hidden the folder -- it's probably hidden on the source, too.

Try going to the folder with Finder's "Go To Folder" command -- open /Volumes/your-mounted-image-name/Users/Mike (or mike, depending)...
__________________
--Dave Nanian
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-05-2007, 10:14 PM
mtk67 mtk67 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5
I must be doing something wrong. I am getting volume not found. Here's what I'm typing.

/Volumes/NAS-SHARE/MTK iMac Backup.sparseimage/Users/mike

where NAS-SHARE is the name of my shared folder
where MTK iMac Backup.sparseimage is the name of my backup set

I get the same error if I replace 'mike' with 'kids'
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-05-2007, 10:17 PM
dnanian's Avatar
dnanian dnanian is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Weston, MA
Posts: 14,293
Send a message via AIM to dnanian
No, that's not right. You're going to do something like (you need to MOUNT the image):

/Volumes/MTK iMac Backup/Users/mike
__________________
--Dave Nanian
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-05-2007, 10:19 PM
mtk67 mtk67 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5
looks like it is hidden

Dave, looks like you are right about it being hidden. I mounted the image, went to the users folder and did a 'Go to Folder' and typed 'mike'. That opened up my folder and I can see the contents.

Glad to see the data is intact. Any idea how it became hidden and/or how I can undo that?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-05-2007, 10:21 PM
dnanian's Avatar
dnanian dnanian is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Weston, MA
Posts: 14,293
Send a message via AIM to dnanian
Check the /Users folder on the source. Hidden there too?
__________________
--Dave Nanian
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-05-2007, 10:23 PM
mtk67 mtk67 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5
More info

So I checked my hard drive, and the problem exists there, too. So that explains why it was hidden on my backup. I have no idea how my folder would have become hidden (I'm not sure I even know how to do this on a mac).
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Undersized disk image and a Boot Camp-related backup question garybollocks General 3 10-23-2006 01:07 PM
Force quit required after failed sparse image backup minckster General 1 09-16-2006 10:03 AM
not ejecting sparse image after backup rossb General 7 02-08-2006 05:20 PM
SuperDuper Backup of AES 128 Encrypted Disk Image rwg4 General 3 11-30-2005 10:28 AM
Sparse image from aborted DMG backup? Winston General 9 10-22-2005 12:28 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.