View Full Version : EVALUATED vs COPIED files

12-03-2007, 09:28 PM
911,000 files were evaluated and 881,000 files were copied per SD. A bootable drive appears to have been created. Why the discrepancy in the number of files? Which files were not copied?

12-03-2007, 09:30 PM
Temporary files, swap files, some system caches and the like. But for the high number of files, my guess: you have a "dead folder" in /Volumes that was the result of a failed drive at some point.

12-03-2007, 09:54 PM
Does that mean I should be confident that the SD Bootable drive has all of the files that I "really" need? Is there a way to see which files were evaluated but not copied?

12-03-2007, 11:27 PM
Yes, you can be confident of a successful copy that's booting as expected...

12-04-2007, 07:40 AM
Daisy. What version of OS X is on the drive you're cloning?