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Old 07-16-2009, 01:17 PM
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Destination sparse image greyed out?

I created a new sparse image with SuperDuper 4 days ago and I used it once already to restore my system so I know it's good. Since then I decided to create a Sandbox on another partition of my backup drive and used the "Shared users and applications" script to create it. It booted without issues.

Today I backed up to the Sandbox and that worked fine (and quick!). I also decided to update my sparse image, but now the image I created is greyed out in the "to" box and if I navigate to the image, it's greyed out in finder and I can't select it. I've checked permissions and it all seems fine. I can no longer select it in Disk Utility as a recovery source either.

I'd rather update the sparse image than spend another couple of hours creating a new image. I'd really like to understand what changed. Thanks for any help.
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Old 07-16-2009, 01:27 PM
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You can select it even though it's grey....
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:11 PM
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You can select it even though it's grey....
Um, no. I can't.

- In the "to" drop down the image name appears and can't be selected.

- If I chose "Disk Image..." from that drop down, I see the sparseimage greyed out in Finder and it can't be selected. It appears to darken when I click and hold over the name, but that's it. Clicking on "Save" in that dialog creates an image name in the SD drop-down, incremented with " 1". The original one is still there and greyed out.
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:23 PM
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I've just tried this and can select it without trouble. Is it mounted? If so, eject it.
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:31 PM
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No, it wasn't mounted. I decided to mount it to see if it was ok and it took a minute or so to validate, but then opened just fine. So I unmounted it and tried SD again with the same result.
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:35 PM
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OK. Eject it and quit SD. Then, remove the "Saved Settings" folder in Library/Application Support/SuperDuper! off your Home folder. Then, restart SD! and try again.
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