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You want to make use of this disk space to store your Time Machine backups. I used to do this back in the day with iTunes to access my library of music at home. Any pointers are much appreciated. Any ideas?

However, when I enter the sudo tmutil command and my admin password, I have the following error message: "sudo: tmutil: command not found" Any idea how to go from there? Reply Dillie-O says: October 24, 2013 at 8:14 am Ahh, good point. Format: Mac OSX Extended (Journaled) Encryption: Whatever you prefer Partitions: Single Partition - Apple Partition Map Image Format: sparse bundle disk image Once all the settings are in place, click the Great!

Sparsebundle Could Not Be Created (error (null))

Any tips on how to mount it in Yosemite? It would allow a lot more people to be helped as it's so common for this to happen (used to happen to us about once a month even on genuine apple I skipped the first Terminal command, and gave the 2nd, without Reply Dillie-O says: August 14, 2013 at 5:52 am Excellent! iMac - 2.8 - i7 - 16GB - Lion / iTouch - 32 GB - iOS 5.0.01MacBook Air i5 128 GB SSD / MacBook Pro iPad 16 GB & iPad2 16

One suggestion and a question: 1. I tried contacting the Netgear help folks with this issue-all they could do was point me to the basic information they had printed (which I had already read.) They were worthless. The previous step can be done by one command in terminal: hdiutil create -size 150g -fs HFS+J -volname "Backup of MacAlec" MacAlec_00ef9a048c4f.sparsebundle 3. If you get this right then Time Machine will think it created it and just start using it.

I need it to be mounted and appear in Finder in order to issue the following command: tmutil setdestination I used to have it all in one script on SnowLeopard that I've been told that you can use EXT 2 formatted drives and they play really nice with the router, but you're going to need something like MacFUSE installed to properly handle Click the "New Image" icon. https://forum.synology.com/enu/viewtopic.php?t=39715&start=45 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

The computer name. Thanks so much! Novice users, by definition, are inexperienced -- they're likely haven't gone through the pain of losing data and discounted the value of backups. Reply ajalro says: November 8, 2013 at 12:33 am Sean… could you please answer to me, please?

Time Machine Sparsebundle Could Not Be Created (error (null))

Again, thanks for your help! -Brandon Reply Dillie-O says: May 24, 2013 at 8:38 am Happy to help! http://www.mactalk.com.au/19/96115-time-machine-error-17-45-a.html Brandons-MacBook-Pro:volumes Brandon$ Did I miss a step or something? Sparsebundle Could Not Be Created (error (null)) tried everything, double checked and redid all your brilliant instructions but Time Machine jsut does not want to play, any suggestions? .sparsebundle Could Not Be Created Error Null I was just about to give up when I ran across your article.

The permissions see to be open. Thank you very much. specially your comment to wait and use tail. Those are a few ideas off the top of my head.

i know it took me a couple of tries to get it going myself. Your first backup is typically the longest, after that it goes pretty quick. I was out of town this week, and the MBP attempted a TM backup from the hotel. If you don't want to reformat, you need to look into the features of your router to see if you can change the security on individual partitions. 2.

I couple of people have simply redone the process and things worked for them the second time. Saw in your About.Me that you're a fellow USC grad - Fight On - and may the football Gods smile upon us next year. Grant.

This is what I have got so far: Last login: Mon Apr 8 17:55:44 on ttys000 mihali-moores-computer:~ Mihali$ sudo su - Password: mihali-moores-computer:~ root# chflags -R nouchg /Volumes/TimeMachineBackup/TimeMachine/Mihali\Moore\s\Computer_2013-04-01-142407.sparsebundle chflags: /Volumes/TimeMachineBackup/TimeMachine/MihaliMooresComputer_2013-04-01-142407.sparsebundle: No

Response: Time Machine OS X at Lazzes samlade godbitar on November 21, 2010 Time Machine OS X Reader Comments (192) Very interesting blog Phil, I wish I had known about this If you have an extra external drive (or can afford a new one) you might see about starting a fresh drive and then look at migrating the backup content over, if Any other suggestions as to why I can't see the drive connected in the router interface? According to the documentation, the router is supposed to be able to support OSX Extented (Journaled) partitions, but I could never get them to show up.

Hope that helps. QUICKCHECK ONLY; FILESYSTEM CLEAN /dev/rdisk14s2: fsck_hfs run at Wed Feb 27 08:08:56 2013 /dev/rdisk14s2: ** /dev/rdisk14s2 (NO WRITE) /dev/rdisk14s2: Executing fsck_hfs (version diskdev_cmds-557.3~1). Reply Stewart Whaley says: March 22, 2014 at 6:55 pm Where xxx = "Partitions" and yyy = "Image Format". 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.

Executing fsck_hfs (version diskdev_cmds-557~393). I am running the latest at date of writing op system. Wait until the TimeMachine image shows up in the "devices" section before attempting to mount the image. Reply Marek Glowacki says: September 29, 2013 at 7:58 pm Hi im trying to get this setup and after inputting my password and having the drive mount im getting: Mareks-MacBook-Pro:~ root#

Open a terminal window and paste the following in (then hit return, of course): defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1 Mounted network drives will then show up in the list of destinations Size: Whatever fits best on your system. The first time machine setup worked fine and I got to backup my Mac probook just fine.