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All rights reserved. I normally will simply try to restart the back up, or delete the in progress file and start over, but to no avail. something conclusive) Solution? G5 Dual 2.0GHz OS X 10.5.8.After looking at the Console information (as per previous tips) I determined that my DROPBOX application was preventing my TM backups. my review here

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply LaWally, Mar 14, 2012 LaWally macrumors 6502a Joined: Feb 24, 2012 #3 If I got this error, I That's 4 hours. If you're just talking about having 300GB used internally, it should only back up what you have not backed up previously to the same TM file. You need to check the system logs to see the Error 11. http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20090515063602219

May 30, 2008 at 2:56 PM David Alison said... @Tom: that is incredibly handy - thanks! Knowing where you are in Leopard's Finder Roll your own Dashboard Radar Widget in 30 seconds... BruceW jamesbeith said: ↑ I believe the problem is due to permissions. Scan through that and see if a particular file is hanging up your backup.

My error was the same as yours but system.log indicated that it had trouble deleting a pair of backups from earlier today. If not that's likely the problem. Brilliant - thanks again. Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

asked 7 years ago viewed 3694 times active 2 years ago Related 2Time Machine: Unable to complete backup. Thanks in advance!!!!! ok, i've read thru the whole thread, though some of it is hard to understand for a non techie. http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/76053/time-machine-error-backup-failed-with-error-11 Glad this was able to help you Ed.

Now deleted, everything seems fine.Thanks again. The back up was now successful. Thanks for pointing out the sys log - i use it all the time, but didn't think to check for a useful error message there. Type ls -ls Backup.

Not very old, either- same type and age as #3, which has been fine. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/time-machine-fail-error-41-and-11.856702/ This will return all the entries for Time Machine. A professional BackUp solution should backup everthing and and the end bring me a list of the file that are defektive. I restarted once more and then tried to use TM.

February 7, 2012 at 2:50 PM Tamelask said... this page Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email • Hi everybody,I have a very big and important problem and need urgent help.I have a time machine backup file that was not terminated correctly. for anyone running 10.6 or earlier.

sparsebundle ... I work as the Chief Evangelist at Percona. Somewhere there's a file, maybe invisible, that's set to backup every 4 hours so I'll wait until 2:02pm to see if it does a backup.ThanksJames October 26, 2008 at 3:05 PM get redirected here As soon as you install an OS X server Time Machine is active.

When dragging and dropping manually all my files onto the backup volume, it says that there was a file that could not be read or modified - but doesn't give a Follow @bytebot on Twitter. i am having this error and can't drag the file to the trash because I do not have sufficient priveleges??

It turns out that Time Machine will clean up any mis-named files in this directory later.

I didn't even have to delete the progress file. Then I usually kick of a time Machine back up manually, though kicking of the backup manually is not necessary. Stay logged in Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion Dave,I beleive I have the answer.

pls help thanks July 4, 2008 at 4:06 AM David Alison said... @Max Stone: There are a couple of things I would check: First, ensure you have enough disk space to Your suggestion of reviewing system.log showed Time Machine having problems locating a an application file. Welcome to Mac-Forums! useful reference an error accurred while creating the backup directory.what happend?

Bill Eccles @EldRick- The one thing that SuperDuper does not do (that I know of, anyway, even as an owner and user of it) that Time Machine does with any drive, almost full" or "This backup is too large . . ." C5.  "You do not have appropriate . . . I'd start with the easy ones first (like rebooting your Mac and the Time Machine) before you start deleting your old backups. A handy tip, don't go manually searching through logs.

Support Apple Support Communities Shop the Apple Online Store (1-800-MY-APPLE), visit an Apple Retail Store, or find a reseller. sigh. David,Looks like Apple fixed this somewhere along the way....maybe 10.5.7?TM will still error out....however, instead of failing and presenting the useless dialog box, it will now just retry the backup.-Kevin July November 1, 2008 at 1:44 AM Anonymous said...

Thank you.-- Lennie August 29, 2008 at 5:11 PM Anonymous said... Send us an email b. The .inprogress file is 194 GB bis, so hopefully tyhe videos would be there...PLEASE HELP !!! I wanted to install a new larger internal HD, she wanted to go shopping for new external HD (her logic is that she is getting a new Mac later this year

share|improve this answer edited Aug 22 '09 at 4:52 answered Aug 21 '09 at 23:36 mark4o 3,96412123 The console returns some problems on the Time Machine backup's fail - Mount the remote disk for read/write access. Forgot to mention that I also disabled some of the applications in the growl list. Useful Searches Recent Posts Options Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion

For network-mounted disks, where you've got an additional level of sparsebundle in the way, things are a bit more complicated. Hit enter and that should take you into the folder where your .inProgress file is located. Despite it being included, with the enabled services in 10.6, it is not designed to run with those features.