View Full Version : super duper blocks

03-09-2008, 03:49 PM
While doing back up as detailed in previous post from a macbook to an iomega 500gb hard disk (partitioned), having patiently waited for backup to finish at 2.75mb/s, I have just realized that the backup operation does not progress beyond 30 771 files.

Any ideas please


03-09-2008, 09:46 PM
It's likely still going, Simon: if you "Get Info" on the volume, is the free space changing?

03-10-2008, 01:41 PM
Very strange, after two attempts and the process stopping at 33 000 files and not moving for two hours, my third attempt is already at 255 000 files (out of 1/2 million) after 45 minutes. The only thing I have done is to write files to the other partitions on the disks to back up certain documents (and place the disk vertically on it's stand lol).

I don't understand but I'm not complaining.