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Forum: General 09-22-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,647
Posted By mmurray
Hi gbdoc, I have the same setup as you but...

Hi gbdoc,

I have the same setup as you but backing up to a Sandisk, Extreme Pro 1 TB. Like you I can't get it to boot and the description sounds similar. I'm happy enough knowing I can use...
Forum: General 11-10-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,907
Posted By mmurray
Great. Thanks. I'll proceed with caution. ...

Great. Thanks. I'll proceed with caution.

Michael
Forum: General 11-09-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,907
Posted By mmurray
I would boot my laptop from the backup SSD so the...

I would boot my laptop from the backup SSD so the system the laptop is using is the one from there. Then I'd do the usual system update. At that point SD is not involved. I was just wondering if...
Forum: General 11-08-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,907
Posted By mmurray
Updating the OS on a backup

Hi Dave

Is there any problem caused if, instead of "Erase, then copy", I boot from the backup and do a System Update ? I've got a fast external SSD so I'm thinking this might turn out to be...
Forum: General 04-19-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,593
Posted By mmurray
Thanks Dave

Thanks Dave
Forum: General 04-16-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,593
Posted By mmurray
APSF data partition name doesn't change

Hi

My external drive (APSF) for SuperDuper backups used to be called

MB12 Home Backup Catalina

with a Data partition called

MB12 Home Backup Catalina - Data
Forum: General 11-07-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,810
Posted By mmurray
For what it is worth I used beta 5 for the first...

For what it is worth I used beta 5 for the first time today. I have two other backups from before my Catalina install (and Dropbox and TimeMachine) so I wasn't too concerned about it stuffing up.
...
Forum: General 06-08-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,503
Posted By mmurray
Thanks for your feedback in response to the log I...

Thanks for your feedback in response to the log I sent in. I repaired the disks as suggested and after quite a few days wait SuperDuper completed the copy without any errors. I tried it out this...
Forum: General 05-30-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,503
Posted By mmurray
Thanks. OK I've just sent that and got reference...

Thanks. OK I've just sent that and got reference 215366

Michael
Forum: General 05-30-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,503
Posted By mmurray
Transfering Time Machine backup

My 1 TB Time Machine HD is full so I bought a 3 TB HD and plan to move the files over and use it as per the Apple instructions. Drag and drop of Backups.backupdb (around 950 GB 25,000,000 files)...
Forum: General 11-03-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 26,285
Posted By mmurray
There in info here ...

There in info here

http://web.me.com/pondini/Time_Machine/30.html

about how to turn snapshots off from the command line. I've no idea how safe that is. I haven't tried it.

Michael
Forum: General 11-01-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 26,285
Posted By mmurray
Another happy customer

Just another data point. I had the same problem and the recommended repair fixed it. Thank you very much.

A note for those using File Vault under Lion. If you boot from the Recovery Disk and go...
Forum: General 03-04-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,496
Posted By mmurray
OK ran it again tonight it was all fine copying...

OK ran it again tonight it was all fine copying over just a small amount of stuff Not sure what caused the glitch last night. Spotlight was trying to index the startup disk at the same time and...
Forum: General 03-04-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,695
Posted By mmurray
I run the following shell script at the end of a...

I run the following shell script at the end of a clone:


#! /bin/tcsh -f
#

set target="$4"
set dsfile="$target/DateStamp.txt"
echo "Latest clone was done on `date`" > "${dsfile}"
echo...
Forum: General 03-03-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,496
Posted By mmurray
Hi Thanks. When I got up this am I had the...

Hi

Thanks. When I got up this am I had the start up disk full problem. Couldn't boot with the startup disk. The passport booted ok though so I trashed some files and I'm know booted on the...
Forum: General 03-03-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,496
Posted By mmurray
smart update problem

Hi

For the first time ever in years of happy use SD is doing Smart Update on a 2 week old clone and behaving as if everything as changed. Only 150MB is regarded as up to date. I am going to just...
Forum: General 06-07-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,169
Posted By mmurray
In case anyone wants it the latest version of my...

In case anyone wants it the latest version of my script is



where you need to replace abcde with your username. This version as well as leaving a file called DateStamp.txt on the target disk...
Forum: General 06-04-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,169
Posted By mmurray
Thanks. OK the script below seems to work (well...

Thanks. OK the script below seems to work (well once):



You end up with a text file called DateStamp on the top level of the volume you are cloning to. In that file is the time of the latest...
Forum: General 06-04-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,169
Posted By mmurray
Dave is there a way of referring to the target...

Dave is there a way of referring to the target disk in the shell script that is being run after the copy ?

Thanks - Michael
Forum: General 06-04-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,169
Posted By mmurray
Ah thanks. My scripting ability should...

Ah thanks.

My scripting ability should just about run to that :-)

Regards - Michael
Forum: General 06-04-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,169
Posted By mmurray
Date stamp possible ?

This is probably a feature request but perhaps I am missing a trick for doing it. I would like SuperDuper to put a text file with the current date and time in it on the top directory of the copy it...
Forum: General 06-12-2006, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,456
Posted By mmurray
For a variation on the above questions my wife...

For a variation on the above questions my wife and I both have Powerbooks which I used to backup by closing to a single drive with two partitions. I have just bought a MacBook which is of course...
Forum: General 06-07-2006, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,673
Posted By mmurray
checking everything wastes time ??

I want to just back up my ~/Documents directory to my a disk image on my iPod. So I set up the script

ignore *
ignore .*
copy ~/Documents

but SuperDuper spends at least the first 10 minutes...
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