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Forum: General 08-10-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,104
Posted By DaleMeyn
Dave, what took you so long, that was nearly a...

Dave, what took you so long, that was nearly a minute! I think you're right. Maybe I should just neglect to update VB altogether, at least until the Mac OS gets more popular and the virus makers...
Forum: General 08-10-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,104
Posted By DaleMeyn
re: Intego where art thou?

7-22-2008

If this is so, then all is well. if not, is there a shell script that can be used to turn off VirusBarrier background scan during automatic scheduled SD! backups? Otherwise, I'll have...
Forum: General 08-09-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,122
Posted By DaleMeyn
BTW, one Mac expert suggested to do the Leopard...

BTW, one Mac expert suggested to do the Leopard install over the existing System, then download and run the 10.5.4 combo update, then run software update to get all the latest bits and pieces. He...
Forum: General 08-09-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,122
Posted By DaleMeyn
Step 6 would erase the old backup if I left it on...

Step 6 would erase the old backup if I left it on the backup schedule, but I have 2 backup drives, so I would leave one off the schedule until all worked as expected (Leopard), then put it back on...
Forum: General 08-08-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,122
Posted By DaleMeyn
I just noticed that I installed Leopard on the...

I just noticed that I installed Leopard on the primary (original) volume, Macintosh HD. Maybe that should instead be done to the Sandbox: that is, do a clean install on the Sandbox, then boot from...
Forum: General 08-08-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,122
Posted By DaleMeyn
So, to recap:

Installing Leopard on a Tiger volume:
1. Run SD to update backups.
2. Do a clean install of Leopard on the primary volume.
3. Re-Boot from primary volume.
4. Immediately use Migration...
Forum: General 10-18-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,794
Posted By DaleMeyn
Dave, thanks for the quick reply. I'll wait. ...

Dave, thanks for the quick reply. I'll wait.

James - give Shirt Pocket credit - have you followed the problems the developers have had with the latest Windows system? They jumped the gun, and...
Forum: General 10-16-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,794
Posted By DaleMeyn
10.5 Leopard - yes or no?

Dave,

I just received my pre-release purchase offer from Apple for Leopard. I have an iMac 1.9GHz G5 with iSight, 1.5 Gb memory, and lots of HD, currently running OS X 10.4.10. I assume you've...
Forum: General 03-11-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,851
Posted By DaleMeyn
Long time no see

Dave,
I'm a very satisfied user who started out by wiping out my entire HD with SD by not operating by the book. I was just about ready to throw in the towel, but thankfully reconsidered. This...
Forum: General 05-04-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,429
Posted By DaleMeyn
Can't (won't). I have set Energy Saver for...

Can't (won't). I have set Energy Saver for "never sleep", so the HDs aren't winding up and down several times a day. Only sleep the display until day's end, then sleep the iMac via SD! after...
Forum: General 05-04-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,429
Posted By DaleMeyn
And SD! will put the computer back to sleep after...

And SD! will put the computer back to sleep after the run is finished - click on "options", then choose the sleep option from the "on successful completion" drop down menu.
Forum: General 04-28-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,996
Posted By DaleMeyn
Sorry, that didn't come out. Try again: ...

Sorry, that didn't come out. Try again:
http://www.shirt-pocket.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1226
Forum: General 04-28-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,996
Posted By DaleMeyn
Look at this thread: SD 2.1: error processing...

Look at this thread:
SD 2.1: error processing extended attributes: Cannot allocate memory
Forum: General 04-25-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,471
Posted By DaleMeyn
Attaching/Preserving custom icons

SD! is a great backup utility. But it has an “undocumented capability”, in conjunction with a script, set_icon, recently provided by Dave Nanian, to install & preserve custom icons to the target...
Forum: General 04-24-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,959
Posted By DaleMeyn
Fred: Maybe it’s less confusing to visually...

Fred:
Maybe it’s less confusing to visually compare the contents of Sandbox with those of the internal HD.* If you directly open the internal HD (“Mac HD”) by double-clicking on its icon on the desk...
Forum: General 04-24-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,940
Posted By DaleMeyn
SuperDuper! really Super!

Dave, take a look at this:

http://blog.plasticsfuture.org/2006/04/23/mac-backup-software-harmful/

(Except SuperDuper!) Can't ask for much better than that.
Forum: General 04-19-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,386
Posted By DaleMeyn
OK, I'll give it a try. I've never tried to...

OK, I'll give it a try. I've never tried to write any kind of script, so it's lucky someone else did, else I'd have to actually learn to do it. I'm not averse to work, I can watch people working...
Forum: General 04-19-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,386
Posted By DaleMeyn
Preserving HD Desktop Icons

When an external HD is first hooked up and mounted, a distinctive manufacturer's icon is displayed. After working it over with Disk Utilities, the generic orange OS X HD icon replaces it. It...
Forum: General 04-16-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,077
Posted By DaleMeyn
Aaaaaah, so that's it! I haven't gotten used to...

Aaaaaah, so that's it! I haven't gotten used to the "Go to folder" business, it's something new to me. Thanks. Dale.
Forum: General 04-16-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,077
Posted By DaleMeyn
That's my problem, where is /var/log? Can't find...

That's my problem, where is /var/log? Can't find it even using "Find". Dale.
Forum: General 04-15-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,077
Posted By DaleMeyn
sdsl, I'm not sure I have any of the "asl.log"...

sdsl, I'm not sure I have any of the "asl.log" problems, and use macaroni so the system.log file is probably under control. I've tried looking for these files, can't find them, even using the "find"...
Forum: General 04-13-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,734
Posted By DaleMeyn
I didn't copy the "volumes" folder to Home, it's...

I didn't copy the "volumes" folder to Home, it's just there. Since everything in it is old stuff, I'll delete the contents and leave the "volumes" folder alone. Maybe it'll disappear the same way...
Forum: General 04-13-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,734
Posted By DaleMeyn
Excuse the intrusion into this thread, but I did...

Excuse the intrusion into this thread, but I did try the last suggestion, booting from the internal HD, disconnecting the external HD, using “go to folder” from the Go menu to look at “/volumes”, and...
Forum: General 04-04-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,780
Posted By DaleMeyn
I'm probably missing something here, Jurgen, but...

I'm probably missing something here, Jurgen, but why not set up the Mac to turn itself on 1 or 2 minutes before the scheduled backup? That way you don't have to worry about being there to boot it up...
Forum: General 03-28-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,617
Posted By DaleMeyn
Just answering Dave's question, the Ultra...

Just answering Dave's question, the Ultra enclosure uses the Prolific FireWire chipset, which will boot Tiger, but is kind of flaky about mounting, etc. Best avoided. Dale Meyn.
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