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Forum: General 07-03-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,089
Posted By fishmonkey
what kind of test did you do? did you back...

what kind of test did you do?

did you back up two identical source volumes onto two identical copies of the destination volume?
Forum: General 03-11-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
it may be that having the password protection on...

it may be that having the password protection on prevents your Mac from fully waking up...
Forum: General 03-01-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,839
Posted By fishmonkey
he tried that and it didn't work either...

he tried that and it didn't work either...
Forum: General 03-01-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,839
Posted By fishmonkey
i was wondering if maybe he had "ignore...

i was wondering if maybe he had "ignore permissions on this volume" set after erasing, and then had SD do the clone without erasing...

that could possibly explain why the volumes don't boot...
Forum: General 03-01-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,839
Posted By fishmonkey
are you doing an erase and clone, or smart...

are you doing an erase and clone, or smart updating to a new volume?
Forum: General 02-27-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,789
Posted By fishmonkey
i've seen some recent reports of people having...

i've seen some recent reports of people having trouble repartitioning in 10.5.5 and 10.5.6, but there are so many other variables that it's hard to know really...

if you have another machine...
Forum: General 02-26-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,789
Posted By fishmonkey
it is possible that the failed clone has left the...

it is possible that the failed clone has left the drive in an unreadable state...

try using disk utility to repartition the new drive... check the options in the repartition tab to make sure that...
Forum: General 02-26-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,089
Posted By fishmonkey
i haven't used Carbon Copy Cloner for a while,...

i haven't used Carbon Copy Cloner for a while, but it would be worth testing it to see if you can get a significantly faster clone using block-level copying...

as far as i am aware, SuperDuper!...
Forum: General 02-13-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,064
Posted By fishmonkey
as well as SuperDuper!, i find Chronosync to be...

as well as SuperDuper!, i find Chronosync to be an excellent tool for syncing files, and it works over a network too...
Forum: General 02-13-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,812
Posted By fishmonkey
are you sure the actual mail files are gone? i...

are you sure the actual mail files are gone? i would try rebuilding the mailboxes first if you haven't tried that yet...
Forum: General 02-08-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
hey, well either it's a PPC thing, or a Tiger...

hey, well either it's a PPC thing, or a Tiger thing i guess...

my MBP 2.16GHz C2D, running 10.5.6, will wake under those conditions...
Forum: General 02-01-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
ok, i didn't think it would make any difference,...

ok, i didn't think it would make any difference, but to be thorough i did the test as you asked... shutdown MBP, disconnected DVI, restart, etc... and yes the scheduler wakes the machine up with the...
Forum: General 02-01-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
hey at the top of my previous post you can...

hey

at the top of my previous post you can see that i already did the test that you are talking about (scheduled wake up with no external monitor connected)...

um, you might want to run audio...
Forum: General 02-01-2009, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
well, i just put my MBP to sleep, disconnected my...

well, i just put my MBP to sleep, disconnected my external monitor, woke it up again, set the Scheduler, put it back to sleep and closed the lid, and guess what: the Scheduler woke it up....

there...
Forum: General 01-29-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
i personally don't run mine with the lid down,...

i personally don't run mine with the lid down, but it is very common and they are designed to do that (the Apple site tells you how)...

some people prefer to run with just an external display of...
Forum: General 01-29-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,007
Posted By fishmonkey
if your old internal drive is in good shape, i'd...

if your old internal drive is in good shape, i'd buy an enclosure to do the job... then at the end you can install your old internal drive in it and end up with a portable HD too!

but yes, the...
Forum: General 01-29-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
the Scheduler in the Energy Saver prefs will...

the Scheduler in the Energy Saver prefs will definitely wake the MB from sleep with the lid up, and unless the MB is different in this regard to the MBP (which i don't think it is), it will also work...
Forum: General 01-29-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
i thought they were the same as MacBook Pros in...

i thought they were the same as MacBook Pros in this regard?

the Energy Saver preferences Scheduler will definitely wake my MBP from sleep, with lid up or down...
Forum: General 01-27-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,436
Posted By fishmonkey
so TM will by default attempt to backup any...

so TM will by default attempt to backup any mounted volume?
Forum: General 01-27-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,683
Posted By fishmonkey
ok, gotcha... so what happens when you clone? do...

ok, gotcha... so what happens when you clone? do you simply end up with default settings on the other Macs? i'm asking because i may need to start doing this soon...
Forum: General 01-27-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,436
Posted By fishmonkey
ideally you would have two partitions on your...

ideally you would have two partitions on your external FW drive, one for TM, and one for SD...

point TM at one partition to keep incremental hourly/daily/etc backups...

and use SD to make full...
Forum: General 01-27-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,773
Posted By fishmonkey
can't you use the Schedule options in the Energy...

can't you use the Schedule options in the Energy Saver prefs to wake the MB before the scheduled clone and then put it back to sleep again later?
Forum: General 01-27-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,683
Posted By fishmonkey
maybe i'm confused here, but if you change the...

maybe i'm confused here, but if you change the prefs on the master machine before you clone, won't that solve the problem?
Forum: General 01-17-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,695
Posted By fishmonkey
yeah, the copies are fine, it is just...

yeah, the copies are fine, it is just disconcerting when i leave a copy running and come back later to find the elapsed time much larger than i would expect...

especially if the copy finishes...
Forum: General 01-17-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,769
Posted By fishmonkey
upgrading the internal drive like that should...

upgrading the internal drive like that should work pretty smoothly...

the trouble you ran into before would have most likely been because the version of Mac OS X on your clone from your old MBP...
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