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Forum: General 06-26-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,466
Posted By edoates
Thanks for the swift reply. Is there a way...

Thanks for the swift reply.

Is there a way to determine what the low level ID is on each drive? It is possible that at some point, I just renamed on of the drives to "backup...".

I'd like to do...
Forum: General 06-25-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,466
Posted By edoates
"To" keeps changing

I've used SD to backup an external FW800 drive to another one on the same chain for some time now (from: Jens Media to: Backup Jens Media). A bit ago (not certain when, it was on a schedule), SD...
Forum: General 09-29-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,449
Posted By edoates
Thanks. I think that's the way: create an...

Thanks. I think that's the way: create an "application" via Automator to create the mail note and to send it.

Eddie O
Forum: General 09-28-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,449
Posted By edoates
I sent essentially the same email to growl (sans...

I sent essentially the same email to growl (sans "suggestion").

While it is true that a bunch of stuff is outside your control, growl adds yet another layer. I think if you added check boxes for...
Forum: General 09-28-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,449
Posted By edoates
OK, I've tried all sorts of things, and the...

OK, I've tried all sorts of things, and the SuperDuper 2.1.4 and Growl 1.1.1 is different on three different machines, to wit:

One my old G5 Quad, MailMe works as expected with Grown 1.1.1, and...
Forum: General 09-25-2007, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,449
Posted By edoates
I did the launchservices rebuilt and there is no...

I did the launchservices rebuilt and there is no change: growl gets a "registered" entry in the console log and mailme works if a backup is initiated via the GUI; no Grown entries or mailme occur at...
Forum: General 09-24-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,449
Posted By edoates
Yes, I've done that, and I guess I'll try the...

Yes, I've done that, and I guess I'll try the launch services repair. I'm a little nervous about rebuilding (I use the command line posted in these forums) since everything else seems to work,...
Forum: General 09-24-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,449
Posted By edoates
Growl 1.1.1 and "mailme"

I'm having trouble on one machine with Growl not seeing (or being seen by) SuperDuper. When I do a backup from the GUI, I get the mailme notification I've specified, but when the same setting is run...
Forum: General 09-21-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,617
Posted By edoates
Here is exactly what caused the problem for me...

Here is exactly what caused the problem for me (problem is disk images don't mount, HELP doesn't work, and SD can't schedule copies, and probably more):

Computers: both iMac G5 1.8 1GB memory,...
Forum: General 09-21-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,908
Posted By edoates
Supposing the computer from which the SD backup...

Supposing the computer from which the SD backup was performed dies. If I get an essentially identical computer, should I just be able to boot from that FW backup drive on the new computer, then do a...
Forum: General 09-09-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,218
Posted By edoates
I just want to close the loop here. I must have...

I just want to close the loop here. I must have been mistaken about ever booting from the drive in question (Wiebetech Duo-800/500GB); when I did a full "erase and install" on the drive in question...
Forum: General 08-22-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,218
Posted By edoates
I think I'll do an "erase and install," make sure...

I think I'll do an "erase and install," make sure it boots, then do a "smart update" which should completely replace everything, but keep the ability to boot from the cloned drive.

I'll let you...
Forum: General 08-22-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,218
Posted By edoates
Well, I tried that; same deal: the drive does not...

Well, I tried that; same deal: the drive does not show up on the "option startup" list, nor will it start up when selected in preferences. The "partition" type is Apple Partition Map according to...
Forum: General 08-21-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,218
Posted By edoates
Too late. I did check when I "repartitioned" that...

Too late. I did check when I "repartitioned" that the option was set to Apple Partition Map; I didn't look at what it was set at before I hit the "partition" button.

So I'll let you know if all is...
Forum: General 08-21-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,218
Posted By edoates
"MBR?" "GUID?" I didn't set either of those...

"MBR?" "GUID?" I didn't set either of those "partition" options; in fact, I just "erased" the drive (no OS 9 drivers, case insensitive Mac OS Extended (Journalled)), then erased the volume.

Maybe...
Forum: General 08-21-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,218
Posted By edoates
Firewire drive startup problem: OSX 10.4.7

I just erased (diskutility) a Firewire drive (both the "drive" and the "partition" on a drive (Wiebetech Duo-800(500GB)) drive which as booted successfully with Superdrive clones before.

But this...
Forum: General 07-31-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,449
Posted By edoates
No problem; just wanted to let you (and other...

No problem; just wanted to let you (and other users of the forum) to know that they were not alone.

Ed
Forum: General 07-31-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,449
Posted By edoates
"Check for updates" down 2006-07-31

The "check for updates" (automatic or manual) is not working as of 2006-07-31 14:28PDT. I get the message:

The version check failed due to a "timed out" error. Contact support@shirt-pocket for...
Forum: General 07-28-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,693
Posted By edoates
You might try Data Rescue II from ProSoft. There...

You might try Data Rescue II from ProSoft. There are versions for Mac and PC; I don't know if the Mac version can recover a FAT-32 file system, but the PC version probably can. It's job is to recover...
Forum: General 07-28-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 46,866
Posted By edoates
What I did prior to growl (which can not only put...

What I did prior to growl (which can not only put something on the screen or send email, but can append to a log of your choosing), was to include logging in all of my scripts: I just appended lines...
Forum: General 07-28-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,199
Posted By edoates
I don't know how to do that exactly, but SD 2.1.3...

I don't know how to do that exactly, but SD 2.1.3 can schedule a backup, and if the target drive is not mounted when it starts, it gets mounted, the backup runs, then dismounted when complete. You...
Forum: General 06-22-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,007
Posted By edoates
My experience so far with SD! is that the backup...

My experience so far with SD! is that the backup rate is pretty high (I get 9 to 12MBs on a G5 Quad to external FW 800) for a full backup, until you start backing up zillions of little, tiny files....
Forum: General 06-17-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,453
Posted By edoates
Sounds like another "vote" for an enhancement...

Sounds like another "vote" for an enhancement suggestion I made via email.

Note that Retrospect can do what you want, but I despise the recovery procedure: it seems to take forever to reconstruct...
Forum: General 06-15-2006, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,398
Posted By edoates
So, what was the actual problem with the clone...

So, what was the actual problem with the clone which stopped SD? Many of us have various issues over time, many of them cockpit errors; I like to keep track of as many solved problems so that when I...
Forum: General 06-14-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 46,866
Posted By edoates
Now that it is in 2.1.2 (Thanks!), I've used it...

Now that it is in 2.1.2 (Thanks!), I've used it for email notifications. GREAT. With auto-mounting of backup drives and with email notifications, I no longer need my (maybe not so) cleverly written...
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