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straka
04-12-2009, 12:29 PM
So I did a backup and by accidend ejected the drive in the process. Nothing really happened except that the drive was ejected in the finder. Shortly after that, I had to abort the backup for other reasons.

I then realised that my free memory had gone from 78 GB to some 18 GB. What the...?!

I installed Onyx and realised that my boot volume was now somehow currupt. I fixed it with disk utility and the boot cd, then cleane pretty much everything possible using Onyx. Well, I haven't found the 50GB - where the hell are they???

New MacBook Pro, 320GB HDD, 4Gigs Ram, OS X latest version...

Any ideas? Thanks!

dnanian
04-12-2009, 12:59 PM
You must have waited long enough for about 50GB to be copied after you ejected the drive by mistake!

Anyway, use Finder's "Go To Folder" command to open

/Volumes

In there, you'll find a folder (NOT a link/alias) with the name of your backup volume with about 50GB of data in it. Delete it and empty your trash.

straka
04-12-2009, 01:34 PM
Wooo-hoooh, thanks Dave, that was it!

Now, let's redo that backup then :)

cheers, T.