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Forum: General 01-14-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,529
Posted By corby
Understood....I like to have SD for entire...

Understood....I like to have SD for entire restore, if needed and TM for historical purposes.
Forum: General 01-10-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,529
Posted By corby
SD and TM side by side on APFS?

Now that TM works with APFS will SD backups and TM backups be able to share an APFS volume, similar to how it was possible with HFS+ a few generations ago?

If so, what would be the best way to...
Forum: General 12-13-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By corby
Where do I find the "title of a log" to...

Where do I find the "title of a log" to command-click?

I'm looking for a job that I ran manually, not a scheduled job.
Forum: General 12-13-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By corby
log files?

Does SD keep log files from past backup jobs? If so, where would I find them?

Thanks
Forum: General 10-18-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,994
Posted By corby
Catalina, SuperDuper and Time Machine side by side

Hi Nathan,

I just read your blog post about the challenges of making SD work with Catalina.

In the post you describe that the target will need to be converted to APFS.

Does that mean TM and...
Forum: General 06-27-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,961
Posted By corby
Uh oh.....sentence not finished. I think you...

Uh oh.....sentence not finished.

I think you were going to advise separate drives.

Many years ago, you had said using TM and SD can easily co-exist on the same drive.

I took that to mean...
Forum: General 06-25-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,961
Posted By corby
Sd tm apfs sxs

Hello,

Any recommendations on backing up using Time Machine and SuperDuper side by side (SXS) on the same disk and using APFS for the SuperDuper backup?

[I have two separate drives and rotate...
Forum: General 09-15-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,479
Posted By corby
For sure what Dave said. Plus....it's really...

For sure what Dave said.

Plus....it's really a bad idea to keep your backup drive connected to your system because there are many scenarios where you can lose your Mac and your backup (fire....
Forum: General 05-04-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,274
Posted By corby
I didn't get an email notification to your...

I didn't get an email notification to your response either. So, sorry I took a long time to check back.

Well, my two drives are named "backup 1" and "backup 2". Last week, I backed up to...
Forum: General 04-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,274
Posted By corby
Using two or more backup drives

Hello,

I use two different target drives for my backups and rotate them periodically.

Whenever I switch backup drives, SuperDuper takes a long time (well, 30 seconds or so), to realize the...
Forum: General 06-14-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,139
Posted By corby
Thanks. For anyone following this thread: ...

Thanks.

For anyone following this thread:

1) I haven't tried this yet
2) Some googling has revealed that filevault2 and having user data on a 2nd disk can be troublesome.

I'll update this...
Forum: General 06-14-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,139
Posted By corby
That looks great. Will it capture the recovery...

That looks great. Will it capture the recovery partition?

Also, I forgot to mention that I use filevault2. I'm guessing the newly created drive will be unencrypted and that I will need to...
Forum: General 06-14-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,139
Posted By corby
Migrating to an SSD

Hello,

Currently have Lion with recovery partition and all user data on a single physical HDD.

I would like to install smaller SSD drive to have everything EXCEPT user files and use the...
Forum: General 08-21-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,734
Posted By corby
Are there any older, non-efi macs that support...

Are there any older, non-efi macs that support Lion?

BTW, I am writing this while booted from an external SD copy that is currently restoring to a new disk.

Sadly, I think the new disk may be...
Forum: General 08-21-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,734
Posted By corby
Indeed, I think that's the solution. I tried...

Indeed, I think that's the solution. I tried using the recovery partition to do a restore to an external disk and that failed. (actually, it seemed that *might* work but the system went to sleep...
Forum: General 08-21-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,734
Posted By corby
best way to upgrade a working HDD

Hello,

I have a perfectly working HDD in a MBP on OSX Lion, with FV2 enabled.

I want to replace the drive with a newer, bigger faster drive and use SD to clone the original drive, including the...
Forum: General 08-07-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,354
Posted By corby
That seems to have taken care of the problem. ...

That seems to have taken care of the problem.

I'll I'm going to read the restore instructions now.

Thank you
Forum: General 08-07-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,354
Posted By corby
Ah Ha! I had done a restore from Backup 1...

Ah Ha!

I had done a restore from Backup 1 disk as a test to make sure restores worked. It hadn't occured to me that was a factor.

I'll read the instructions a bit more carefully.

Now,...
Forum: General 08-07-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,354
Posted By corby
Yes, indeed there is a Backups.backupdb folder on...

Yes, indeed there is a Backups.backupdb folder on the source. It gets replicated to the target disk.

I thought that might be the new Lion "local" version of TM and wasn't sure if that should be...
Forum: General 08-06-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,354
Posted By corby
SD keeps wiping out TM backups

Hello,

I've been using SD along side TM on the same backup drive with Snow Leopard for a few years. No problems.

Recently I upgraded to Lion and decided it was time to get a pair of new drives...
Forum: General 12-19-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,285
Posted By corby
backing up other user's home directory

Hello,

I recently added a 2nd user to my Mac. I'm an admin on the Mac. The new user is a standard user.

If I try using the finder to look inside the other user's directories, they are not...
Forum: General 03-13-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,929
Posted By corby
Ok. I do understand that backing up a file...

Ok. I do understand that backing up a file that's in use or changing will be a problem for that particular file. But should the backup get stuck or hang when it comes across that file?

I...
Forum: General 03-13-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,929
Posted By corby
hanging on open file?

Hello,

I have a scheduled nightly smart backup job. I also have VM Fusion and run a virtual machine.

Sometimes the VM is running when the scheduled job kicks off. When this happens, it...
Forum: General 03-07-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,080
Posted By corby
I don't think TM excludes the Fusion files by...

I don't think TM excludes the Fusion files by default. For the time being, I have manually excluded the VMFusion files from Time Machine, just to be safe. On a desktop environment with backups...
Forum: General 03-07-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,080
Posted By corby
TM and SD simultaneously backing up the same file

Hello,

I'm a new Mac user and just started using both Time Machine and SuperDuper.

I read the FAQ and sucessfully did a Time Machine backup and a SuperDuper backup "along side" the Time Machine...
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