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Forum: General 09-13-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,991
Posted By obeechi
External Hard Drives for SuperDuper clones

Wasn't there a list of external drives that will or won't work with SuperDuper for bootable clones? I can't find it. I have an intel mac, and want firewire with usb and maybe eSata too. (We can boot...
Forum: General 09-13-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,957
Posted By obeechi
I recently, unplugged my maxtor one touch's usb,...

I recently, unplugged my maxtor one touch's usb, with the volumes (partitions) unmounted, then reconnected with firewire, and two volumes will not mount, diskwarrior couldn't rebuild it (though it...
Forum: General 07-28-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,107
Posted By obeechi
Automatic Unmount of USB to Firewire to USB

I use VMware Fusion and SuperDuper is on a backup schedule that is automated. The problem is that I would like to take advantage of Firewire with SuperDuper but can't with Fusion (which supports USB...
Forum: General 06-09-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,510
Posted By obeechi
Oh, sorry maybe, but I did have problem with my...

Oh, sorry maybe, but I did have problem with my Virtual Machine at one point. Those virtual files get really big, and I wasn't running 2GB splits, so I had to move everything over to a bigger...
Forum: General 06-08-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,510
Posted By obeechi
Well thats a pragmatic perspective. The only...

Well thats a pragmatic perspective. The only problem I can see with this, is if your internal hard drive gets too full. You may have been steadily maintaining all three levels of defraging (with the...
Forum: General 06-07-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,510
Posted By obeechi
I don't follow this. It takes time to go through...

I don't follow this. It takes time to go through a defrag, and with Virtual Machines, there are three levels of defragging. This takes time. So are you telling me that this defragged state cannot be...
Forum: General 06-07-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,510
Posted By obeechi
So if you have cloned a fragmented drive, and...

So if you have cloned a fragmented drive, and then defrag the drive, then you should consider making a fresh clone of the drive (especially if it was highly fragmented)? To do this you would have to...
Forum: General 06-06-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,510
Posted By obeechi
Virtual Defrag and Shrink

I made a fresh clone of my hard drive. Then opened up my VM (Vista using Fusion), ran Diskeeper in the VM, then shut down the VM and used to vdiskmanager GUI to run a virtual defrag. After that I...
Forum: General 06-06-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,834
Posted By obeechi
Sleep Question

Is there any chance that the computer will go to sleep before SuperDuper finishes making a bootable clone? In System Preferences under Energy, I selected Put-the-hard-disk(s)-to-sleep-when-possible....
Forum: General 05-16-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,673
Posted By obeechi
Partition Scheme for an External Hard Drive

Should my external hard drive be done in GUID or APM? Which is better for the clone and for Mac Intel's in general?

Should the partition for SuperDuper be the same size as the internal drive, or...
Forum: General 02-27-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,228
Posted By obeechi
Hmmm

I also have have Intel (Duo 1 Core)... and 10.4.8... so far no crashing... but Retro sure gave me a hard time.... didn't know I was backing up to a File... thought it was a removable backup... and...
Forum: General 02-27-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,117
Posted By obeechi
What's your frag ?

well then ... what's your frag routine...

I just became aware of Diskeeper for NTFS... which defrags.. automatically in the backgound 24/7 as long you're powered up... with I-FAAST which is said...
Forum: General 02-26-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,117
Posted By obeechi
So you could improve your internal hard drive......

So you could improve your internal hard drive... by ... cloning to an external drive... then booting from the external... then ... use the external to wipe the internal with zeros.... then......
Forum: General 02-25-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,560
Posted By obeechi
The reason I want to use the same name.. is...

The reason I want to use the same name.. is because of the backup scripts..

and I want the external drives to be essentially twins..

And it'd be cool if SuperDuper had a single button I could...
Forum: General 02-25-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,783
Posted By obeechi
VMWare Fusion

Backup the image? ...

I've installed VMware's Fusion.. but haven't used it yet.. and have never used Parallels...

I noticed something about Fusion needing to create a 8GB area (I don't think...
Forum: General 02-20-2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,560
Posted By obeechi
Rotating External HD Backups...

I have two Maxtor TB OneTouch HD's... that I'm only now putting into use... and I'm wondering.. if with a rotation... can I name each Maxtor with the same name... so that when either one mounts... it...
Forum: General 02-20-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,783
Posted By obeechi
I just finished a nice post on partitioning an...

I just finished a nice post on partitioning an external HD to use with OSX and XP in Bootcamp... and then it didn't post... so instead of rewritting everything... I'm just going to say.. to backup Xp...
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