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Forum: General 08-24-2021, 07:30 PM
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Posted By conejo
Big Sur and 3.5 beta

After upgrading to Big Sur I had to follow the instructions here to upgrade to a new version of SD and that worked. Then I spaced my regular routine (normally run it weekly) for a few months and just...
Forum: General 01-31-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,341
Posted By conejo
need help decoding an error message

we have a partitioned ext hard drive we use to backup a few computers in our office. We've never had an issue backing up our office manager's imac but in the most recent attempt we got this error...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
ok, backup completed. Too tired to boot to it to...

ok, backup completed. Too tired to boot to it to test, will do that tomorrow. But when I view that partition in Finder/Get Info, format simply says "APFS", which I assume is intrinsically case...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
wouldn't let me erase as APFS, don't know why. ...

wouldn't let me erase as APFS, don't know why.

then creating the partitions was a pain in the ass. Now I remember why I used some other app years ago when I first created these partitions. Tried...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
Ok, I think I figured it out. Needed to erase at...

Ok, I think I figured it out. Needed to erase at the whole device level and it's under the boot record where I can select GUID. Did that, then was able to use the context menu to convert to APFS and...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
ok, I tried to follow those instructions but...

ok, I tried to follow those instructions but things aren't cooperating. I erased the entire external drive but it didn't allow me the option to select GUID and then APFS. It only gave me 4 options:...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
So can I do that in Disk Utility or do I need...

So can I do that in Disk Utility or do I need another app to do this? Looks like the next step in DU would be 'erase', the 'partition' option is greyed out. I'm assuming that means DU only 'sees'...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
and sorry to be such a pain in the ass on a...

and sorry to be such a pain in the ass on a beautiful Saturday. At least it's beautiful here in Austin. I appreciate your help, Dave.
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
As I wrote above, no. In Disk Utility for the...

As I wrote above, no. In Disk Utility for the line "is case sensitive" the value to the right is 'no'. The source is APFS and my resulting backup is Mac OS Extended Journaled, case sensitive.
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
ok, I did an erase and full backup option in...

ok, I did an erase and full backup option in SuperDuper and the resulting partition is still case sensitive. Says it's "Mac OS Extended (Case-sensitive, Journaled)."

I'm assuming at this point I...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
one question: how can I tell if a backup on a...

one question: how can I tell if a backup on a partition is case sensitive or insensitive? I'm guessing I need to boot to that partition and then run disk utility from that and check, correct? Was...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
cool, I'll try that on my partition. On my...

cool, I'll try that on my partition. On my wife's, we can get around the data migration issue. She has no music, contacts or photos, just documents and bookmarks. I can manually move those. Thanks...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
Yep, but how did that happen? And more...

Yep, but how did that happen? And more importantly, is there a way I can now for my laptop's backup create a fresh back to that partition that is case insensitive? Is it something superduper does or...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
thanks, just sent it. and just confirmed in Disk...

thanks, just sent it. and just confirmed in Disk Utility/Info. On the line that reads "is case sensitive" the value is "no". So not sure how my backup is case sensitive.
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
well, apparently. But I've never seen that as an...

well, apparently. But I've never seen that as an option. And this is interesting, it listed the partition holding my laptop's backup as case sensitive, as well. I brought up Disk utility on my laptop...
Forum: General 11-04-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,709
Posted By conejo
Problem transferring to setup new laptop

We got my wife's new Macbook Pro. Did a fresh backup in SuperDuper to a partitioned external HD, plugged it into the new laptop, selected that partition as the source for transferring stuff, and am...
Forum: General 10-29-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,305
Posted By conejo
thanks Dave, much appreciated.

thanks Dave, much appreciated.
Forum: General 10-28-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,305
Posted By conejo
ok, my bad, I used wrong terminology. So...

ok, my bad, I used wrong terminology.

So I'll have a fully bootable cloned backup of my wife's original laptop to a partition on an external usb drive. The first time I launch the new laptop, I...
Forum: General 10-28-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,305
Posted By conejo
Dave, so to be clear, the first time I boot up...

Dave, so to be clear, the first time I boot up her new laptop, I'm assuming I should have nothing connected, just launch, do any updates to get to the most current version of High Sierra, get...
Forum: General 10-28-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,305
Posted By conejo
What's the best way to update my wife's new computer?

My wife has a 5-year old macbook pro, just ordered her a new one, arrives next week. I just did a full superduper backup to an external USB drive for her then am upgrading to High Sierra right now,...
Forum: General 10-28-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,099
Posted By conejo
woohoo, that did it! kinda weird, do what...

woohoo, that did it!

kinda weird, do what the error message was telling me I did but didn't actually do, and that fixes it. Not sure how that worked, but I'll take it. Thanks for the quick...
Forum: General 10-28-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,099
Posted By conejo
High sierra - trying to use new beta but won't launch

I upgraded to High Sierra last weekend. It's been pretty table on my laptop over the last week so wanted to run a new backup in SuperDuper today. It wasn't seeing my source drive so did some...
Forum: General 01-02-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,219
Posted By conejo
Thanks so much Dave.

Thanks so much Dave.
Forum: General 01-02-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,219
Posted By conejo
Thanks Dave. Let me recap what I think...

Thanks Dave.

Let me recap what I think you're telling me to be sure I'm clear.

My laptop takes a dive. Something happens and now it won't boot. Let's say the hard drive failed. So now I've...
Forum: General 01-02-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,219
Posted By conejo
Thanks for the quick reply, Dave. So the...

Thanks for the quick reply, Dave.

So the hidden recovery partition in Lion is not a factor here? Seems like that would be missing on the restored drive, no?

If it's not missing, then how does...
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