Now sit back and relax, knowing that all your hard work is being backed up. The easiest way to make sure you are typing the name correctly is to not TYPE it at all. If you want to eject the mapped shared volume (/Volumes/Backup in our case), you have to do it within the two minutes countdown before backup starts or after backup is finished. This is pitiful, would a situation like this be covered by warranty?
I have finally have gotten rid of this by increasing the ‘sparse band size' as specified below. I set up Time Machine on the new OSX 10.8.2 in about 5 minutes using following set up (not sure if Stora or Apple settings have changed). Any help there or could you help me create a sparsebundle file? ):Benjamin-Thangs-MacBook-Pro:Desktop thongs$ hdiutil create 300G -fs HFS+J -volname "Time Machine Backups" -type SPARSEBUNDLE Benjamin Thang's MacBook Pro.sparsebundle Benjamin Telnet/SSH Either way the solution generally seems to be to create the sparse image manually using a command called hdiutil. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4032672?tstart=0
Time Machine Time Machine is Apple's easy-to-use backup system, baked into OS X (as of Leopard). Often, after doing this, Time Machine will appear to start preparing a backup then fail with a cryptic error code. After looking on other sites I read that the Mac often keeps a old connection to the NAS and so this new connection thinks it is already ‘in-use'.
Once you've done that you can start Time Machine and point it at the drive where the sparsebundle resides and it will find it and start using it. You just saved me loads of time, and eventually my backups! Your backups should now start and complete successfully.Hope this helps!http://www.somelifeblog.com/2009/02/fixed-time-machine-backup-to-network.html for some of this information. root# fsck_hfs -drfy -c 750 /dev/disk1s2journal_replay(/dev/disk1s2) returned 0 ** /dev/rdisk1s2 Using cacheBlockSize=32K cacheTotalBlock=128 cacheSize=4096K.
The verication that has already run has marked your sparsebundle as bad, so first we need to make it look normal. Time Machine Sparsebundle Could Not Be Created (error (null)) Jerald Josephs says: 15.Nov.13 at 10:14:39 Everything worked fine for me, as far as I can tell, until I tried to run another backup. I was just about to give up when I ran across your article. It is perfectly normal.Now you have got a fixed-size Time Machine backup on your NAS.Checking whether you did it correctlyYou can check whether you created a fixed size sparsebundle image.
Unless you are using a Time Capsule, you really are better off connecting the disk directly to your machine. Thanks a lot man.I have 2 questions:1) The volumes I created are 100GB (for the mini) and 280GB (for the mac book pro). Anyway, it turns out there is an easy way to obtain this. This fools Time Machine into treating it as if it were a direct-connection volume, and the virtual volume and AFP APIs will work together to handle the checksumming and validity of
When time machine runs I can see that it create the file xxxxxx.sparsebundle, and then after a few seconds the error message is displayed. To improve reliability, Time Machine must create a new backup for you." This can be fixed by following the below. Sparsebundle Could Not Be Created (error (null)) Ben Hi, so everything works for me, with another user than the admin for the FTP.But in fact my time machine just take the place of the back-up… no need to Time Machine (error (null)) Posts: 1 Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:34 am Re: Time Machine completed a verification of your backups Quote Postby howard1979 » Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:39 am I have the
Error 45" Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 2010-03-05 03:48 PM I struggled big time to get Time Machine You can check for activity by tail'ing the fsck_hfs.log tail -f /var/log/fsck_hfs.log If fsck is going then in my experience it will be able to repair the sparsebundle. Geert Last edited by gd11_be on Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:18 am, edited 1 time in total. It will fix any permissions that might've been changed in the repair process.
QUICKCHECK ONLY; FILESYSTEM CLEAN I usually switch the computer off during the night to save power etc, so I wonder whether I can stop these runs now since they do not Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. Geir says: 25.Mar.14 at 01:57:23 Hi there, I have the exact same situation as Susanne. davide says: 24.Dec.13 at 08:08:47 Hi Garth i used your amazing guide from start to end and the sparsebundle now is clean.
Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. If this seems a bit odd at first, consider the case where you usually connect over wifi, but to do an initial backup you connect by cable. After walking through all the steps I endup with the message "The machine could not complete the backup.
Any suggestions? Ricardo Davis says: 01.Jun.14 at 16:04:56 Thanks so much Garth! You are interested in the one labeled Apple_HFSX or Apple_HFS. Doing this allowed me to continue backing up without having to start from scratch.
Any chance you could help out, or point me in the right direction? February 18, 2010 | Phil Nash Hi Phil,Great post. On a tight deadline? It tried in vain to fix the problem automatically and eventually says the same error again, cannot connect...
Initial back-up with new Time Capsule. I appreciate any help Cheers Paul Owen Densmore says: 09.Nov.13 at 15:30:47 Alas, for the second time in a few months, I get the verify problem, and the hdiutil/fsck shows: : I have used the terminal command that is supposed to force Time Machine to show unsupported drives, however when selecting a disk to back up to I do not see my Power cycle networking devicesFor Airport Extremes, Time Capsules, and other devices that are on the same network, power them down and unplug them for a few minutes, then restart them and
Top bollee23 Trainee Posts: 16 Joined: Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:18 pm Re: Time Machine completed a verification of your backups Quote Postby bollee23 » Wed Aug 17, 2011 5:38 pm This is to allow Time Machine to use network share as a backup location. After a month I got error messages saying backup failed. QUICKCHECK ONLY; FILESYSTEM DIRTY /dev/rdisk2s2: fsck_hfs completed at Fri Jan 24 18:46:43 2014 /dev/rdisk3s2: fsck_hfs started at Fri Jan 24 21:05:40 2014 /dev/rdisk3s2: /dev/rdisk3s2: ** /dev/rdisk3s2 (NO WRITE) /dev/rdisk3s2: Executing fsck_hfs
Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Any way to make this more permanent? The backup disk image /Volumes/Data/ .sparsebundle could not be accessed (error -1). or go to Finder straight and ⌘ + k?
Error 45" Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report Inappropriate Content 2011-01-01 02:51 PM I had this error and after hours I Will this procedure work with mountain lion?