Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Further investigation, here's where I'm at - I started up in single-user mode and found overlapped extent allocation problems on the primary disk. I looked up the files in question (via the inode number) and found just about every file in my home directory problematic. What gives?<br><br>I guess the shortest path may be a fresh install..<br><br>--<br>http://www.stevenkimband.com/
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Don't you get like 100MB with a .Mac account? If so that wouldn't be enough for my just ~/Library folder, which I guess is the main one that takes any real brains to restore<p><hr></blockquote><p>The "Backup" application allows you to not only backup to your .mac account, but to other hard drives as well.<br><br>Backup your important information and then blowout your hard drive. It's simple, painless AND fun for the entire family.<br><br>****************<br>
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I use the free built-in backup application in all versions of Mac OS X...at no extra charge!<br><br>Step 1.) Insert blank CD or DVD<br><br>Step 2.) Drag home folder, or parts of it, onto media<br><br>Step 3.) Burn<br><br>Step 4.) Lather, Rinse, Repeat<br><br>Step 5.) There is no step five<br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>I started up in single-user mode and found overlapped extent allocation problems on the primary disk.<p><hr></blockquote><p>You're experiencing directory issues. Run a disk utility such as DiskWarrior and repair the volume with Disk Utility before proceeding if you're not zeroing all data.<br><br>
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Don't think I can change the subject of the original post, but I thought I'd let the good people know my upgrade is complete. Thank you, thank you.<br><br>A bit of work and my obsession kept sleep away but it makes you feel like the master of your system again in the end, since you have to rebuild the thing.<br><br>Cheers -<br><br>--<br>http://www.stevenkimband.com/
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