Shirt Pocket Discussions

Shirt Pocket Discussions (https://www.shirt-pocket.com/forums/index.php)
-   General (https://www.shirt-pocket.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=6)
-   -   spotlight and Safety Clones (https://www.shirt-pocket.com/forums/showthread.php?t=390)

camner 05-18-2005 11:03 AM

spotlight and Safety Clones
 
Not surprisingly, after making a safety clone, Spotlight is busy churning away, presumably indexing my safety clone.

Given than the safety clone has lots of symbolic links to the main partition, is this a waste...am I getting in effect two references to all my user files? Should I turn off spotlight indexing my safety clone?

camner 05-18-2005 11:12 AM

After adding a second hard drive to the "Privacy" list, Spotlight now claims to have about 25 hours remaining (up from about 2 hours when I added the drive), and Spotlight is using up about 60% of CPU time.

I know this a Spotlight, not an SD! issue, but do folks on this board understand Spotlight enough to know what's happening here?

dnanian 05-18-2005 11:28 AM

No, you don't need to do that. Spotlight should be smart enough to figure out you only have one real copy of your user files (and does here)...

dnanian 05-18-2005 11:29 AM

It's a bad estimate. Give it time to settle down, and it should take far less time & CPU.


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.