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Forum: General 05-14-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,928
Posted By nosirrah
Question Sparseimage to Sparsebundle

I am using a sparseimage for backup, and have just read that for later versions of OS X it is better to use sparsebundle.
Is there an easy way to copy my current s-image to a s-bundle, or will it...
Forum: General 01-29-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,565
Posted By nosirrah
I didn't actually do that step because the clean...

I didn't actually do that step because the clean install I have is 10.5.4 and the backup is 10.5.8. Am I wrong in assuming that would not be acceptable?

When I brought the MBP up to 10.5.8 (having...
Forum: General 01-29-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,565
Posted By nosirrah
"migrate from the backup" = Restore from external...

"migrate from the backup" = Restore from external HD to main MBP volume?

no problems I can see. Once again three green bands.

Used SD 2.6.2 on vanilla (copied from either iMac or backup) to...
Forum: General 01-28-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,565
Posted By nosirrah
The GUID is on a USB/FireWire disk which doesn't...

The GUID is on a USB/FireWire disk which doesn't have the right firewire to boot a PPC. I am hoping it is OK to boot Intel. Have tried both FireWire and USB in booting and same blue screen.

The...
Forum: General 01-28-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,565
Posted By nosirrah
I knew I was going to have nomenclature problems…...

I knew I was going to have nomenclature problems…

I assume by "non-vanilla volume" you mean the volume/partition on the MBP where I am creating a clone of the SD backup. And the answer is I can't,...
Forum: General 01-28-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,565
Posted By nosirrah
I'm sorry, I left out that when I got the vanilla...

I'm sorry, I left out that when I got the vanilla partition to 10.5.8 both it and the iMac were on build 9L31A. An of course the vanilla partition was OK. Any other reasons why it might not be...
Forum: General 01-28-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,565
Posted By nosirrah
BS on Transfer Leopard from iMac to MBP

I have a problem transferring Leopard 10.5.8 from an iMac G5 (early without iSight) to a 2.5 GHz MBP. Migration Assistant keeps on running into problems, so I am trying to use SD - my much preferred...
Forum: General 09-04-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,122
Posted By nosirrah
Yeees! If only I'd asked two years ago. Now,...

Yeees! If only I'd asked two years ago.

Now, do you know how to speed this sucker up?
Forum: General 09-04-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,122
Posted By nosirrah
Viewing Multiple Replies in Thread?

(There is no Forum Forum, so I have put this here.)

I can only view one reply at a time, which adds time and download if I want to follow a whole thread.

Is there a way to get multiple replies...
Forum: General 09-03-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,109
Posted By nosirrah
… bs.budb is shorthand for backups.backupdb....

… bs.budb is shorthand for backups.backupdb. Maybe you were just feeling tired.

After casting around more posts I cloned the SD backup only, by using the Restore All command. I was worried at...
Forum: General 09-02-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,109
Posted By nosirrah
Cloning a TM/SD partition after the BWC

Before I upgraded to the Big White Cat I made a final TM update and SD smart update. Both go on the same partition. Then I got excited and let the BWC free. THEN I realised that as soon as I did a...
Forum: General 08-01-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,435
Posted By nosirrah
Latest tests After 10 hr shutdown booted...

Latest tests

After 10 hr shutdown booted into full system perfectly, which seems to verify that the problem is isolated to the sandbox partition.

Direct restart from full to sandbox - induced...
Forum: General 08-01-2007, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,435
Posted By nosirrah
Every boot unfortunately, although as I said some...

Every boot unfortunately, although as I said some are just a delay - it's a little like non-lethal Russian roulette.

I'm thinking that the extent of the problem (delay/bt registration) might be...
Forum: General 07-31-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,435
Posted By nosirrah
Sandbox and bluetooth kb/m

I have set up a sandbox on my iMac G5 1.6MHz using 10.4.9. Easy initial set-up and Smart update when I decided I wanted more files shared. A couple of problem apps - one fixed easily, the other still...
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