Shirt Pocket Discussions  
    Home netTunes launchTunes SuperDuper! Buy Now Support Discussions About Shirt Pocket    

Go Back   Shirt Pocket Discussions > SuperDuper! > General

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 05-06-2010, 09:11 AM
johncarn johncarn is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 10
sparse image vs. sparse bundle

I thought I understood, but I'm having some troubles.

Macbook Pro
OS X 10.6.3
NAS appliance running Ubuntu Linux Kernel
USB attached drives

Trying to create a backup on a mapped drive.

I select Disk Image, and use the mapped drive as the location
File type is Read/Write sparse bundle
Option is Smart Update
I hit copy.

I get a message that it could not mount the image, and the logs just show an error.

I try to copy a sparse bundle to the location, but get the same message.

I tried again this morning and selected sparseimage, and the backup is running now, so it looks like using sparseimage would work.

Here is the question. I thought I read (though can't find the post again) that sparse bundle should be used for 10.5 and newer, and would work on network drives, and that sparse image should be used for 10.4 and back.

Can someone offer suggestions or clarify for me?

Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sparse image or sparse bundle? techno General 3 03-29-2010 04:52 PM
sparse images, sparse bundle images, and encryption nephdoc General 3 01-20-2010 03:04 PM
SD not unmounting sparse image volumes acronce General 1 09-14-2008 11:22 AM
Sparse image from aborted DMG backup? Winston General 9 10-22-2005 12:28 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:13 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.