In Monterey, these haven’t changed much since Big Sur. However, those small differences are significant, particularly on M1 Macs.
Which of the cluster of hidden files and folders at the top level of an APFS volume should be preserved or copied to a copy of that volume?
When you try ejecting a single volume of a bootable volume group on an external disk, other volumes are also ejected even though you chose to keep them mounted.
Confused by this on APFS? So you should be, as it’s complicated by features like snapshots, sparse files, and the file system itself. There’s no single figure.
For many users, it’s essential to be able to check the integrity of the data which are in a backup. This feature has changed when backing up to APFS.
Tired of HFS+? Disenchanted by APFS? Why not copy or back up to a different file system? Here are crocodiles waiting to bite you.
How APFS, the boot volume group, hashes, and Secure Boot all combine to guarantee the integrity of your system, and save you trouble and work.
The differences between HFS+ and APFS volumes explored. What a container is, and how to add new HFS+ and APFS volumes to a disk.
Tackles decisions and problems, including whether to use APFS in the backup sparsebundle, AFP or SMB, and configuration.
Can you migrate your old backups from HFS+ to APFS format? What can slow your backups down? Can you still use AFP, and what about restoring the system?