Some suggested the TC HD was going bad but I thought it was too much of a coincidence. You will lose the ability to check for old erased or changed files, though, since your backup will be brand new. 0 Message Author Comment by:LeonGarfield2014-05-23 1) how do I or eject the time machine drive on your desktop. This time no message appears in the Disk Utility, all that appears is a popup window that says it can't fix the problem and to backup your data. 0 LVL http://linuxprofilm.com/time-machine/there-was-an-error-preparing-the-time-machine-backup-disk-couldn-39-t-unmount-disk.html
Anonymous form close (x) Front Page Mac Blog iOS Blog Roundups AirPort Apple Car Apple Deals Apple Pay Apple Stores Apple TV Apple VR Project but one can not back up via ethernet or wirelessly.any clues.D Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Alvin Comiter1, Alvin Comiter1 Mar 7, 2008 6:51 PM in response share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply dboutet, Aug 10, 2008 dboutet thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Aug 22, 2007 #6 merl1n said: ↑ It It is not the fault of the experts that the device was unable to be repaired.
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply dboutet, Aug 11, 2008 dboutet thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Aug 22, 2007 #9 10/08/08 12:23:19 AM /System/Library/CoreServices/backupd more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Send us an email b. When i open CONSOLE, there isnt much info there, all that is there is 10/08/08 11:52:50 AM Software Update arguments=(null) 10/08/08 12:27:46 PM SystemUIServer found device 10/08/08 12:28:36 PM SystemUIServer found
Instead, it gives them an error saying it can't create the backup disk image.by CNET staff @CNET / September 2, 20093:14 AM PDTComputersSeptember 2, 20093:14 AM PDTby CNET staff @CNETFor some so, any ideas what's going on? http://blog.jthon.com/?p=31 Best of luck. Mount Time Machine Sparsebundle So you want me to no run it on the computer that is working fine? 0 LVL 39 Overall: Level 39 Mac OS X 27 Message Active today Expert Comment
however, at some 20Gb had been updated to the TC the spining wheel appeared and the machine hang itself. There Was An Error Preparing The Time Machine Backup Disk Couldn't Unmount Disk This is actually the most common reason for seeing this error message.It usually means that the administrator of the Time Capsule or NAS changed the password and forgot to update all This was weird though because I could access the TC look at the HD and surf the net with no problem. http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/128870/unable-to-mount-time-machine-partition Sometimes when Time Machine gives up a window pops up and says: Time Machine could not complete the backup.
Results 1 to 10 of 10 Thread: Time Machine Error, backup disk image could not be accessed. Erase Time Capsule And Start Over All rights reserved. I should mention that I clicked 'Open TM Preferences', 'Enter TM Now', or possibly something else (not sure what) during the original back up. And only backing up from one portable.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28379183/Time-Capsule-Failed-to-mount-disk-image.html remounting 10/08/08 12:51:19 AM /System/Library/CoreServices/backupd Network volume mounted at: /Volumes/Dan Boutet's Time Capsule-1 10/08/08 12:51:21 AM /System/Library/CoreServices/backupd Failed to mount disk image /Volumes/Dan Boutet's Time Capsule-1/Dan Boutet¬ís Mac_0019e33ae651.sparsebundle (DIHLDiskImageAttach returned: 109) How To Mount Time Machine Disk What could an aquatic civilization use to write on/with? Time Machine Not Mounting Results 1 to 1 of 1 Thread: 'backup disk image could not be mounted'.
The TC is on my Airport network. 20G into the backup, it quit, and said that it couldn't mount the disk image. useful reference You might try simplifying these names as well, such as removing spaces and punctuation marks if used.2. Browse other questions tagged time-machine disk-utility external-disk or ask your own question. Or at least "Preparing" - will update if this does not work. Mount Time Capsule Drive
have you tried?? 1. Your only hope is Disk Warrior: http://www.alsoft.com 0 Message Author Comment by:LeonGarfield2014-05-19 that's it! Works fine now, though I wish I'd known and tried some of the sudo commands first! my review here 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
Since there is a space in the path name, do I need to use quotes? 0 LVL 39 Overall: Level 39 Mac OS X 27 Message Active today Expert Comment Disk Utility Unable To Unmount Volume For Repair Procida, Jul 26, 2009 #10 zoara Guest Mark Conrad <> wrote: > People often post they are trying to back up, > when they really mean they are trying to restore. When i search under 'Shared' stuff in the finder for 'Tedd's External' [the name of the Seagate] it finds it fine.
Macs Basics Symptoms by Tom Nelson Updated October 07, 2016 Time Machine, Apple's popular backup app, isn't limited to working with backup volumes that are physically attached to your Mac. How is implemented the GUI of Vim if is a program that runs on terminal? If I'm being stubborn I would try to find a good disk repair software and run that to diagnose the drive before doing the RMA-process. Partition Time Capsule I checked for updates under the 'About this Mac' and dl'ed 2 related to garage band.
I run Mac OS X 10.5.8. remember I have 2 computers backing up to the TimeCapsule and only one sparsebundle has a problem. 0 LVL 53 Overall: Level 53 Mac OS X 39 Message Active today What I don't understand is why it will complete the first backup but refuse to backup any further. get redirected here either in airport utility go to disc and disconnect all users.
MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles Videos Courses Contribute Products BackProducts Gigs Live Courses Vendor Services Groups Careers Store Headlines Website Testing Ask a Question This is certainly a cause of that error - if a laptop here is closed+sleeped partway through a backup, only that laptop can re-open the arsebundle later. I read your post, deleted the "sparsebundle" file and within one second Time Machine started Back Up. I myself had to change the name because of the " 's " in my name and I see you have that as well. (Taylorís iMac 1.sparsebundle ) When I removed
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Apple Ink, Aug 10, 2008 Apple Ink macrumors 68000 Joined: Mar 7, 2008 #8 Repeat the above process Why not? Others to select the time machine icon, open TM preference and select change disk. Without us knowing exactly how you have the system hooked up, it's very difficult to determine exactly what's happening or not happening.
I know a number of people out there who've picked up a Time Capsule and figure that since they still own the other base station, why not have everything running all You might have a look here: http://pondini.org/TM/Troubleshooting.html 0 Message Author Comment by:LeonGarfield2014-06-14 I was not able to fix the sparsebundle.