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ScottEllsworth
08-19-2006, 02:08 AM
Hi, Dave.

I have used SuperDuper happily in the past to back up various machines to my sparse disk images on my ReadyNAS.

I had to send my powerbook in for repairs, and duped it (temporarily) to a spare machine, then duped it back when the old machine came back from the shop. I used Apple's migration assistant to do this, and it seemed to work fine.

At the time.

I just attempted to update one of my images, and while they mount happily on the desktop, they show up in SuperDuper's destination menu greyed out.

Can you think of any reason why this would be happening? Anything I should check? Frankly, they look pretty much the same as other sparse images on the RAID.

Scott

(Further info: I want to back up to sidhe-even, a sparse disk image mounted from 'archive'

jenny@sidhe-2:jenny$ ls -la /Volumes/archive/
total 760822808
drwxrwxrwx 12 jenny jenny 364 Aug 18 22:00 .
drwxrwxrwt 6 root admin 204 Aug 18 22:03 ..
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 6148 Aug 18 14:36 .DS_Store
drwxrwxrwx 2 jenny jenny 264 Jul 7 21:13 Network Trash Folder
drwxrwxrwx 2 jenny jenny 264 Jul 7 21:13 Temporary Items
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 105534342396 Aug 16 20:49 eidolon-even.sparseimage
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 109371098364 Aug 18 14:54 eidolon-odd.sparseimage
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 10853855232 Aug 16 18:59 installers.sparseimage
dr-xr-xr-x 3 jenny jenny 264 Jun 14 11:33 old
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 79630222588 Aug 5 08:45 sidhe-even.sparseimage
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 79606105340 Aug 5 23:02 sidhe-odd.sparseimage
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 4545597440 Jul 7 17:32 userfiles20060707.sparseimage

jenny@sidhe-2:jenny$ ls -la /Volumes/sidhe-even/
total 8552
drwxrwxr-t 28 root admin 1054 Aug 2 22:06 .
drwxrwxrwt 6 root admin 204 Aug 18 22:03 ..
-rw-rw-r-- 1 jenny admin 6148 Aug 1 08:50 .DS_Store
drw------- 2 root admin 68 Jul 5 00:12 .Spotlight-V100
d-wx-wx-wt 2 root admin 68 Jul 4 23:25 .Trashes
drwxrwxr-x 97 root admin 3298 Aug 3 15:01 Applications
drwxrwxr-x 16 root admin 544 Aug 26 2004 Applications (Mac OS 9)
drwxrwxr-x 2 root admin 68 Sep 26 2003 Desktop Folder
-rwxrwxrwx 1 jenny jenny 10852 Jun 4 16:08 Installer Log File
drwxrwxr-t 49 root admin 1666 Jul 25 20:38 Library
drwxr-xr-x 2 root wheel 68 Aug 4 18:41 Network
drwxr-xr-x 4 root wheel 136 Jul 4 23:50 System
drwxrwxr-x 35 root admin 1190 Mar 9 2004 System Folder (from old Mac)
drwxrwxrwx 3 jenny admin 102 May 19 20:06 TheVolumeSettingsFolder
-rw-r--r-- 1 root admin 0 Oct 6 2003 User Guides And Information
drwxrwxr-t 8 root admin 272 Jul 25 20:05 Users
drwxrwxrwt 2 root admin 68 Aug 4 20:01 Volumes
drwxr-xr-x 4 root admin 136 Jul 25 20:43 automount
drwxr-xr-x 40 root wheel 1360 Aug 2 22:01 bin
drwxrwxr-t 2 root admin 68 Jan 29 2006 cores
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root wheel 68 Aug 2 22:06 dev
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 11 Aug 4 22:47 etc -> private/etc
-rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 4338660 Jun 22 21:56 mach_kernel
drwxr-xr-x 6 root wheel 204 Aug 2 22:06 private
drwxr-xr-x 63 root wheel 2142 Aug 2 22:01 sbin
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 11 Aug 4 22:47 tmp -> private/tmp
drwxr-xr-x 9 root wheel 306 Jul 5 00:08 usr
lrwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 11 Aug 4 22:47 var -> private/var
)

ScottEllsworth
08-19-2006, 02:17 AM
jenny@sidhe-2:jenny$ hdiutil info
framework : 112.5
driver : 10.4.3v112.5
images : 2
================================================
image-path : /Volumes/archive/sidhe-even.sparseimage
image-alias : /Volumes/archive/sidhe-even.sparseimage
shadow-path : <none>
icon-path : /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/CDiskImage.icns
image-type : sparse disk image
system-image : false
blockcount : 157286400
blocksize : 512
writeable : false
autodiskmount : TRUE
removable : TRUE
image-encrypted : TRUE
mounting user : jenny
mounting group : jenny,appserveradm,appserverusr,admin
mounting mode : -rwx------
process ID : <in-kernel>
/dev/disk2 Apple_partition_scheme
/dev/disk2s1 Apple_partition_map
/dev/disk2s2 Apple_HFS /Volumes/sidhe-even
================================================
image-path : /Volumes/archive/sidhe-odd.sparseimage
image-alias : /Volumes/archive/sidhe-odd.sparseimage
shadow-path : <none>
icon-path : /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/DiskImages.framework/Resources/CDiskImage.icns
image-type : sparse disk image
system-image : false
blockcount : 157286400
blocksize : 512
writeable : false
autodiskmount : TRUE
removable : TRUE
image-encrypted : TRUE
mounting user : jenny
mounting group : jenny,appserveradm,appserverusr,admin
mounting mode : -rwx------
process ID : <in-kernel>
/dev/disk3 Apple_partition_scheme
/dev/disk3s1 Apple_partition_map
/dev/disk3s2 Apple_HFS /Volumes/sidhe-odd


Ok - it claims that it is not writeable, which would explain why SD is not putting it in the popup. What, though, do I do now?

Scott

ScottEllsworth
08-19-2006, 02:30 AM
When I configured it in the first place, I set it up for a soho environment, so each of us would have their own accounts.

I created the first set of disk images under my own account, not the user name of the intended user.

Thus, when mounted using her username, the disk images were owned by me, not her, and thus were read only.

I do need to figure out how to tranfer them from my user id to hers, but that is not a problem with SD. That is me trying to figure out how to work with a readnas as an afp server.

Gotta love pilot error.

Scott

dnanian
08-19-2006, 09:42 AM
The best kind of Pilot Error is the kind that resolves itself while I'm sleeping, Scott. :) Glad you figured it out.