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Forum: General 05-08-2006, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Michael@wengam
As far as making the script work regardless of...

As far as making the script work regardless of which disk I start up from, I am considering naming the backup disk's OSX partition with the same name as the normal startup partition. Then my login...
Forum: General 05-07-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Michael@wengam
Er, I tried replacing "the-volume-name" with...

Er, I tried replacing "the-volume-name" with "OSX_silver_B", and I tried using 'eject' instead of 'diskutil unmount' -- I think they both gave compiling errors before I even got them into a script.
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Forum: General 05-07-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,188
Posted By Michael@wengam
I think I will need to learn more about...

I think I will need to learn more about AppleScript to understand and implement your suggestion -- my attempts so far failed.
Forum: General 05-07-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,188
Posted By Michael@wengam
Unhappy Nope. It remains mounted. Disk Utility and...

Nope. It remains mounted. Disk Utility and drag-to-trash are the only things that successfully unmount it.

I am curious why 'Eject OSX_silver_B", for example, is greyed out in the Finder's menu...
Forum: General 05-07-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,188
Posted By Michael@wengam
I think I have done that in my actual script...

I think I have done that in my actual script (where OSX_silver_B is one of the partitions I want to unmount):

tell application "Finder"
eject "OSX_silver_B"
end tell
Forum: General 05-07-2006, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,188
Posted By Michael@wengam
Thanks, Dave. My applescript, saved as an...

Thanks, Dave. My applescript, saved as an application, ran without any visible result. But the Finder menu command "Eject volume-name" is anyway greyed out.

tell application "Finder"
eject...
Forum: General 05-07-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,188
Posted By Michael@wengam
Worked OK on a Quicksilver 733 MHz

This worked OK on my Quicksilver 733 Mhz PowerMac with 1 Gb RAM, OS 10.4.6, a Seritek/1S2 controller card and two 250 GB Hitachi SATA drives. A Smart Backup from the first partition on one drive to...
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