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Forum: General 07-26-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By sdsl
HSF+ and APFS

I used to have two backup disks, one used for Time Machine, and one used for SuperDuper clones. A while ago, I started putting two partitions on each physical drive, one partition for Time Machine...
Forum: General 07-02-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,858
Posted By sdsl
Hi Dave, I've been using SuperDuper for many...

Hi Dave, I've been using SuperDuper for many years.

I have two types of clones right in use:

(1) Clone of an HFS+ disk with ONLY raw and jpg files -- cloned to another HFS+ disk (neither the...
Forum: General 07-02-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,591
Posted By sdsl
After staring at my own Console, especially under...

After staring at my own Console, especially under Devices which deposits scores of lines of text every second, this strikes me as much ado about nothing. I don't think you can call sdbackupbytime...
Forum: General 12-15-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,142
Posted By sdsl
Error messages during clone

On MacBook Air, now on 10.13.6 (High Sierra, just recently updated from Sierra), drive being backed up is internal 256GB SSD; I have two clones that I alternate between, both WD external portable...
Forum: General 08-15-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,705
Posted By sdsl
P.S. After checking a bit more, it seems that...

P.S. After checking a bit more, it seems that disk0s3 is the recovery disk partition (hidden). I suspect that this message does not involve SuperDuper, but it did get reported through SuperDuper's...
Forum: General 08-15-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,705
Posted By sdsl
"mount changed" message

I noticed a message in a few SuperDuper logs recently. It says "mount changed" for a disk, but as you can see below from the log excerpts I have included, neither the source nor target disks were the...
Forum: General 08-15-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,201
Posted By sdsl
Thanks, I was unaware of that App Nap feature....

Thanks, I was unaware of that App Nap feature. Before I read your reply I had completed several other SuperDuper runs and the problem had never resurfaced. Nonetheless, I turned off App Nap for the...
Forum: General 08-13-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,201
Posted By sdsl
Progress bar not updating

The info in the progress bar window for a SuperDuper run seems to have stopped updating, e.g. time elapsed, files evaluated, files copied, copy speed, GB evaluated, GB copied etc. I am using SD to...
Forum: General 04-19-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,354
Posted By sdsl
There are pros and cons to everything. The...

There are pros and cons to everything. The downside to deleting files first on the destination before the copy is that for a short time (minutes to hours) this leaves you with no viable clone of...
Forum: General 10-14-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,987
Posted By sdsl
You're right, it would make no sense to copy that...

You're right, it would make no sense to copy that file/folder, but I just wanted to check in case I was missing something. It seems that fseventsd somehow got corrupted on the new disk and recreating...
Forum: General 10-14-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,987
Posted By sdsl
Time Machine Issue with Restored Clone

Recently, my wife's 2008 iMac (10.6.8 OS) showed "failing" S.M.A.R.T. when its internal drive was examined with Disk Utility. I had made (a) a SuperDuper clone, and (b) Time Machine backups. Also,...
Forum: General 01-01-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 22,813
Posted By sdsl
I found this older thread and it describes...

I found this older thread and it describes something I'm interested in doing -- clone (and subsequently smart update) just one or two large folders to a backup drive. The reason for doing this is...
Forum: General 12-29-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,174
Posted By sdsl
Cloning an EXTERNAL drive

We had to move my daughter's iPhoto Library to an external firewire drive because it grew too large (150 GB) to remain on the iMac internal drive.

I'd like to periodically "clone" this external...
Forum: General 03-06-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,887
Posted By sdsl
Eudora's defaults are to place the Eudora...

Eudora's defaults are to place the Eudora application in the global Applications folder, but the settings and emails themselves are kept in the user's specific area (in a variety of locations and...
Forum: General 08-29-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,371
Posted By sdsl
Repairing permissions

Do you have a position or recommendation on turning on or off the repair permissions option in SD? I realize this is not really a SD issue, since you present it only as an option, but I am wondering...
Forum: General 08-24-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,662
Posted By sdsl
FYI, I have experienced this situation and I have...

FYI, I have experienced this situation and I have found that it can take more than just ~ 6 reboots before the original "fast" startup is reached. I suspect it has to do in part with what is being...
Forum: General 08-23-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,098
Posted By sdsl
Your suggestion for what to do about this seems...

Your suggestion for what to do about this seems to have worked as now the SD cloning worked fine when including all files. Thank you for the quick (and accurate) response! I have learned now to be...
Forum: General 08-23-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,098
Posted By sdsl
Thanks for the quick reply. I do not believe...

Thanks for the quick reply.

I do not believe that this file (on the Tiger iMac) was ever accessed by a Leopard machine once the file was on the Tiger iMac. But since the file was originally copied...
Forum: General 08-23-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,098
Posted By sdsl
Unable to copy extended attributes from directory

SD failed during a routine clone/backup that has been done dozens of times in the past. The failure was due to being "Unable to copy extended attributes from directory" that has the folder with...
Forum: General 05-17-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,476
Posted By sdsl
It's been a while since I've used 10.3, but we...

It's been a while since I've used 10.3, but we used to have an iMac with some shared volumes, and it was running 10.3.9 ... and every so often the shared volumes would not be available to access. The...
Forum: General 03-20-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,419
Posted By sdsl
I have a SmartDisk Firelite 120GB drive and use...

I have a SmartDisk Firelite 120GB drive and use it with SuperDuper and it boots fine (my OS is 10.4.11).
Forum: General 03-08-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,650
Posted By sdsl
I have daisy chained firewire drives on Imacs...

I have daisy chained firewire drives on Imacs running 10.4.11 and 10.3.9 and on an Intel Mac running 10.4.11. I have used Super Duper with no problems with one or the other of the daisy chained...
Forum: General 02-16-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,349
Posted By sdsl
I think it probably said 7 MB/s (not Mb/s). That...

I think it probably said 7 MB/s (not Mb/s). That being the case, it comes out to roughly 1/2 GB per minute, or 30 GB per hour. That seems a bit slow, but I have noticed these speeds varying by...
Forum: General 01-25-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,333
Posted By sdsl
One thing you might check is whether other...

One thing you might check is whether other programs or processes are running during the SuperDuper backup.

When I run SuperDuper to backup my daughter's iMac, she tells me not to close any...
Forum: General 01-14-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,788
Posted By sdsl
I was referring to the SuperDuper developer's web...

I was referring to the SuperDuper developer's web site blog which stated on January 3 that

"We look to still be on schedule, so hopefully you'll have the new version (which, by the way, I've...
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