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Forum: General 10-01-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By dnanian
And yiu ran Copy Now from scheduled copies, not...

And yiu ran Copy Now from scheduled copies, not the main window?

OK. Let's move this to Support email, and send me a screen shot of your scheduled copies window and Disk Utility...
Forum: General 10-01-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By dnanian
Uncheck it, check it, save it, then try running...

Uncheck it, check it, save it, then try running it with the copy now button to see if it mounts and runs. (I'm assuming it's not password protected.)
Forum: General 10-01-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By dnanian
Make sure "Show error..." is checked in the...

Make sure "Show error..." is checked in the schedule sheet, Matt.
Forum: General 09-29-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By dnanian
The only reason to hard partition a drive is to...

The only reason to hard partition a drive is to separate the containers, something that's really not necessary. The only upside I can think of is that container corruption could affect more than one...
Forum: General 09-28-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By dnanian
Folks - it's a bad idea to post this kind of...

Folks - it's a bad idea to post this kind of thing in the forum. There's a "Send to shirt pocket" Button in the log window for a reason! It keeps your log information in a private, rather than a...
Forum: General 09-26-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By dnanian
Catalina requires APFS. That's the only option....

Catalina requires APFS. That's the only option. But I would generally suggest using an external SSD - they're about $150 for 1TB.
Forum: General 09-16-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By dnanian
Apple is pretty motivated to fix their app, and...

Apple is pretty motivated to fix their app, and in general I don't think it's a wise move to try to replace, vs. complement, something that comes for free with every Mac, and is almost forced on...
Forum: General 09-15-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By dnanian
I think that you should use Time Machine for Time...

I think that you should use Time Machine for Time Machine things, and SuperDuper for the things it does well. See this post:
...
Forum: General 09-13-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By dnanian
Yup, exactly. If the files are changed, we're...

Yup, exactly. If the files are changed, we're going to copy them. If not, we're not. But we'll only copy the things that are changed.
Forum: General 09-13-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By dnanian
We don't copy the library as a single unit. We...

We don't copy the library as a single unit. We always go into the library and only copy the items that have explicitly changed. Bundles, at the file level are just folders and files; we treat them as...
Forum: General 09-05-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By dnanian
That should work, assuming the mini is running...

That should work, assuming the mini is running the same OS version or later.
Forum: General 08-29-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By dnanian
There's not much to document: if the drive is not...

There's not much to document: if the drive is not mounted, schedules will mount, copy and eject when done. It happens automatically.
Forum: General 08-28-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By dnanian
First boot on spinning drives under 10.15 can be...

First boot on spinning drives under 10.15 can be quite slow. Booting from it again should be significantly faster (don't update the backup in between).
Forum: General 08-20-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,140
Posted By dnanian
Only some people are having this particular...

Only some people are having this particular problem, but we do not work with Big Sur yet. We'll have any announcements about Big Sur on the blog.

Note that Apple has bugs to fix before we can work...
Forum: General 08-19-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By dnanian
You are correct. We're going to copy based on the...

You are correct. We're going to copy based on the various selections, and no selection is "do not copy if this exists on the destination".
Forum: General 08-14-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By dnanian
Hey, thanks, Kevin!

Hey, thanks, Kevin!
Forum: General 07-30-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By dnanian
It specifically limits itself when it hits...

It specifically limits itself when it hits thermal maximums, so there's really nothing to worry about.

SuperDuper doesn't treat SSDs any differently than any other drive: as I said, it's likely...
Forum: General 07-29-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By dnanian
It certainly lets us copy faster, since we're...

It certainly lets us copy faster, since we're less I/O bound, which would mean over a given time period, we'd be waiting for I/O to complete less, and doing attribute comparisons more.

Plus, note...
Forum: General 07-29-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By dnanian
We're really not terribly CPU intensive except...

We're really not terribly CPU intensive except when doing a Time Machine backup, so that's certainly curious. But there's no way for us to "turn down our CPU use" - that's up to the OS, which is...
Forum: General 07-26-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 948
Posted By dnanian
Yes, you can do that, but the drives may not be...

Yes, you can do that, but the drives may not be bootable. You can try it...
Forum: General 07-24-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By dnanian
Glad I could help.

Glad I could help.
Forum: General 07-24-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By dnanian
Thatís right, so delete and re-create the...

Thatís right, so delete and re-create the schedule and you should be all set.
Forum: General 07-16-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By dnanian
I replied to your email; we'll continue there.

I replied to your email; we'll continue there.
Forum: General 07-16-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By dnanian
This looks like SuperDuper isn't in "Full Disk...

This looks like SuperDuper isn't in "Full Disk Access" in the Security & Privacy preference pane, or it needs to be removed, then restarted and re-added when prompted by SD.
Forum: General 07-11-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,597
Posted By dnanian
This is due to a bug in 10.15.5 that Apple has...

This is due to a bug in 10.15.5 that Apple has fixed in 10.15.6, and is discussed at http://www.shirt-pocket.blog. Please send email to support and I'll help you out.
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