[OT] Spotlight and Tiger
revlist at azurevision.co.uk
Thu Mar 16 04:23:19 EST 2006
On 16 Mar 2006, at 04:18, Kay C Lan wrote:
> On 3/16/06, Stephen Barncard <stephenREVOLUTION at barncard.com> wrote:
>> Is anyone else annoyed with this horrible 'feature' of an
>> otherwise great
> You miss the most annoying feature of all. Spotlight is invariably
> WRONG. I
> fail to find folders or files which blantanly exist. The number of
> times I
> typed in the exact file/folder name and spotlight fails to find it
> is mind
> boggling. It has nothing to do with permissions because I check.
Sounds like the database files have got seriously corrupted somehow.
If you are happy in the terminal have a look at the two following
pages, which have some instructions and experiences with renewing the
Edit - an easier way - go to the privacy tab in the Spotlight
preference pane, drag all your partitions in, then remove them again.
Note that the rebuild may take several hours...
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