View Full Version : sparseimage help

11-04-2007, 01:24 AM
I used superduper to backup my hdd before i reformatted and partitioned for a dual boot with ubuntu. I've reinstalled osx and got ubuntu up and running...but when i move the sparseimage back over to my mac drive and try to mount it the image gets resized to 1008mb even though its 11gb. I know i read that it was a 10.4 problem...but i'm running 10.4.10 and still having this problem. any ideas? the only boot disc i have too is a 10.4 one. I downloaded boot disc utilities 1.03 but can't get that to boot either.

anyways, any ideas would really help. thanks guys.

11-04-2007, 09:48 AM
Where are you mounting the image from? Your OSX install?

11-04-2007, 10:02 AM
I've tried from my osx 10.4.10 install and from my osx 10.4 install disc. Each time I've tried I've copied a new version of the sparseimage onto the drive.

11-04-2007, 10:08 AM
Did you make a copy of the image or something? Because once you've opened it, and it's been truncated, game over...

11-04-2007, 07:04 PM
yeah...i originally backed it up on a network drive. Once it was on the network drive i created a duplicate of it. and even then I don't try to open the one on the network drive...i copy it over to the computer that i'm working on and open it from there

11-04-2007, 07:19 PM
If it's truncating like that it certainly seems pretty damaged...