View Full Version : Problem during full backup to external

03-01-2006, 01:20 PM
I was trying out the software on my wife's iMac. I set the program to do a full backup to a folder on an external Lacie firewire drive, with settings to then create an ASR Apple compatible image, I think. The program went through all steps until the next to last step to create the Apple compatible part before unmounting the new image. That next to last step ran from 5 pm last night to 7 am this morning and never completed. I had to stop it. I examined the image that was mounted and it looked fine on the external drive. It would mount and unmount.

Did I do something wrong? Is the new image reliable to restore to a new drive? It was working with about 12 gig of files, by the way.


03-01-2006, 01:41 PM
Hi, ldenning.

You definitely don't want to create an ASR image as well as an image. So, open Options, switch to the Advanced tab, and uncheck the Image option. Once that's done, your backup should complete quickly (and normally).

Note that your sparse image, which you already created, should be fine, as it was finished in the previous "step".

Hope that helps!