[X-Newbies] Time Machine in LIMBO

Clive Read cliver at mercuryin.es
Sun Jan 18 10:02:56 PST 2009

On Jan 18, 2009, at 6:59 PM, John Kiss wrote:

> On Jan 18, 2009, at 12:48 PM, Clive Read wrote:
>> Currently the anti-clock has been turning for 10 minutes, yet still  
>> 0 back-up.
>> Has anyone any idea of what I have done wrong, and how I can  
>> rectify the problem? TIA
> I would let it run its course, especially if you haven't had Time  
> Machine running the last few days or have done some major changes.
> Whenever I turn off Time Machine and don't let it do its thing, the  
> next time I turn it on it takes hours for it to "catch" up. It  
> churns away but eventually does finish. The last time it took about  
> 10 hours to finish the job backing up about 220GB.


If there are no other suggestions - and I now it is only a few minutes  
since I asked - I'll report back this time tomorrow.


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