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Forum: General 08-01-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,819
Posted By john love
Fusion Drive OR SSD/HDD combo?

Crunch time -- should I buy iMac with the new Fusion Drive OR the combined SSD + HDD?

1) I assume that Migration Assistant knows what files to put where using EITHER choice ???

2) I am inclined...
Forum: General 08-26-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,204
Posted By john love
iMac with HDD and SSD

Reference the iMac with the HDD (1 TB+) and the SSD (256GB).

1. Does the Finder show 1, or 2 drives?

2. Assuming 1 drive, does SuperDuper automatically transport only System files to the SSD...
Forum: General 10-17-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,887
Posted By john love
Okay, now what

Dave, I apologize for the length of this reply .. it's just that I'm trying to ask very exact questions .. so thanks in advance.

1) when SuperDuper clones my internal hard drive, does it just skip...
Forum: General 10-17-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,887
Posted By john love
Hopeful that SD support for boot camp has changed

I will receive in the next day or two Windows 7 to install via Boot Camp.

Examining past messages on Boot Camp, you have stated that SuperDuper will not back-up or clone Boot Camp partitions ......
Forum: General 08-30-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,808
Posted By john love
Longer to Update pre-binding and Spotlight for 10.6 version

Super Duper 2.6 (v 85) seems to take "much" longer to "Update pre-binding" and to also "Update Spotlight " with 10.6. As I recall with 10.5 and earlier, these items were practically instantaneous.
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Forum: General 09-01-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,123
Posted By john love
Atta Boy and some fragmentation questions

After some 6 years of using SD to clone my internal and external drives, I finally had a need to restore and it worked flawlessly .. as if you folk didn't know that already.

My "need" was based on...
Forum: General 02-09-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,187
Posted By john love
Cool That is SOOOO!!! Cool

SOOOO!!! Cool .. and .. Awesome
Forum: General 01-12-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,923
Posted By john love
Technical differences between SD! and CCC

I have been a faithful user of SD for many years and will do so again when SD becomes Leopard compatible.

However, in the meantime I have been using CCC ... gotta do something in the meantime, or...
Forum: General 12-27-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,224
Posted By john love
Preserving of icons in Leopard version

IF I have interpreted all the discussion on preserving volume icns, let me try to ask a very specific question, Dave.

If my internal drive has ICN#1 and my current clone .sparseimage has ICN#2,...
Forum: General 11-29-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,801
Posted By john love
Interim backup with Leopard

Rather than chance an elongated delay with SD!, just for yucks, I used Time Machine.

It took 3 hours, 20 minutes to backup 39 gig of data on my internal hard drive .. cheap insurance, but over 3...
Forum: General 07-24-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,641
Posted By john love
I took a hint from what you said

namely, "if I had to guess the script wasn't constructed properly" .. so, I reconstructed the script almost from scratch, taking care to put my special copy first, followed by all the sharing stuff...
Forum: General 07-23-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,641
Posted By john love
Dave, I really don't think so

The reason I say that is that the regular cloning with ignore "Developer" takes about the usual 8 minutes.

With sharing "Developer" the time escalated to up to 15+minutes before I aborted .. if...
Forum: General 07-23-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,641
Posted By john love
Sharing XCode Developer Folder

Dave -

Just downloaded and installed XCode's Developer Folder at root level.

Updated my Shared Users and Apps Clone, adding the folder "Developer" as shared. SuperDuper came to a screeching...
Forum: General 11-09-2006, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,955
Posted By john love
Question Partitioning an Intel Mac

Dave:

I found this on MacFixIt this morning:

"There is a bit of confusion about what is needed for a bootable disk.

"I use SuperDuper and Synchronize Pro X to create bootable disks on...
Forum: General 09-20-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 62,420
Posted By john love
Question Icon placement

Dave:

Mu drive layout:

internal = iMac Internal HD
external #1 partition #1 = LaCie Sandbox
external #1 partition #2 = LaCie_External_HD
external #2 = LaCie Data HD

I have several icns in...
Forum: General 08-27-2006, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,733
Posted By john love
99 percent solution

Dave, that conversation between you and Peter da Silva was quite an education.

I'm not smart enough to comment on the technical content ... but for sure I laughed when someone (obviously in a...
Forum: General 08-21-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,733
Posted By john love
Thank goodness SD will stick around

Dave:

Understand about the non-disclosure stuff. However, I am more than technically curious about Time Machine having to have a dedicated hard drive, or at least a very large partition ... if...
Forum: General 08-13-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 62,420
Posted By john love
Pass the srcDisk and destDisk parms from SuperDuper's shell script to AppleScript

What I was trying to do initially was access within the shell script a specific handler in the AppleScript and that did not work for me.

Then I simply accessed the whole AppleScript from the shell...
Forum: General 08-06-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 62,420
Posted By john love
icon for sparseimage

The non-appearance of the new icon for the disk within the sparseimage is only temporary. This disk image with the wrong icon is still on the desktop ... when I eject the disk and then re-open the...
Forum: General 08-03-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 62,420
Posted By john love
icon for sparseimage

No I do not need to simply because my sparseimage destination has a name (iMac_Internal_DU) that is not identical to the source (iMac Internal HD). I changed the name for the same reason that others...
Forum: General 08-02-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 62,420
Posted By john love
Changing the icon on a sparseimage

Dave:

Thanks again for the chmod +x fix ... but:

(1) for the first scenario I have in my HOME folder this file = "VolumeIcons:LaCie SandBox.VolumeIcon.icns" whose icon is my special icon and...
Forum: General 07-23-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 62,420
Posted By john love
Insufficient privileges to change icon???

Reference script to change icon after smart update

the first 2 lines of your script are:

#!/bin/sh
echo "Restoring icon for $3..."

SD chokes on the 1st line because of insufficient...
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