OT: Time Machine Alternatives?
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Thu Oct 17 00:12:30 CEST 2013
I think I know what cross-linked files are. I have a hard disk with 3
partitions. The first partition is time machine, another is a different
version of Mac OS X and a third is a DOS partition. As soon as I plug
the hard disk in another machine or if I start up from a different
partition, Time Machine no longer understands which disk to use and
starts backing up files to the wrong place. All I can do after that is
formatting the Time Machine partition and start from scratch. That's why
I'm looking for a different solution too. (I was so happy that I was
finally able to use Time Machine and now it appears to be a bad solution).
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On 10/16/2013 22:30, JB wrote:
> What do you mean by cross linked files? I have been using Time Machine
> for years and never have reformatted the disk and started over. Am I going
> to be in for a terrible surprise when I need to restore my files since I have
> not considered cross linked files on Time Machine?
> On Oct 16, 2013, at 1:22 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:
>> I've been using Time Machine to make backups, and it seems to do that job
>> well, but the backup disk ends up with cross-linked files pretty rapidly and
>> I end up reformatting the backup disk and starting from scratch frequently.
>> This seems to me to be missing the point of having historical backups.
>> So I'm throwing this open to see what others are using for backups on OSX. I
>> assume there's something better than Time Machine out there and I'm just not
>> aware of it. Thanks in advance.
>> (Note: I should probably disallow Jacque from responding in the future...)
>> Mark Wieder
>> mwieder at ahsoftware.net
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