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ScuseMe 10-12-2009 02:38 PM

Strange Copy Failed error during automated backup...
 
Hi,

Today I got a strange message during SuperDuper!'s daily backup to my Maxtor Firewire 800 drive. After the backup's been running for a few minutes, i got this Growl alert:

SuperDuper! Copy Failed
System Events got an error: connection is invalid

The strange thing is that the copy still proceeded as normal, and finished successfully.

I'm SD 2.6.1 (V86) under OSX 10.6.1

Thanks for any info.

Mike

dnanian 10-12-2009 02:39 PM

That means System Events (part of OS X) returned an error when we were trying to ask it to do something. I'd restart your Mac, Mike.

ScuseMe 10-12-2009 02:57 PM

Thanks for the reply Dave; I'll do a restart.

Mike

Ward 02-22-2010 05:21 PM

Me, too
 
I just encountered precisely the same error after an early morning scheduled smart update of my boot drive backup. The log file showed a successful copy.

As an experiment, I'm going to delay restarting as see what happens tomorrow morning.

-- Ward

Ward 02-25-2010 02:00 AM

Connection error slipped away in the dark of night
 
I'm tardy reporting back. Without restarting, SuperDuper! has reported a successful overnight backup each morning since February 22.

-- Ward


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