You may still have plenty of space on your backup volume, but if it has millions of files and hard links from years of backups, it will be very slow. Here’s how to fix that.
The High Sierra upgrade did not go well for many users. Here are some of the reasons why macOS 10.13 is currently a lemon.
More trials and tribulations with the High Sierra upgrade. Is it possible to make a dual-boot system? And is it wise?
Time Machine diagnostics now available for Sierra, and (in beta) for High Sierra.
The latest version of iTunes is a blow to those with several iOS devices, as it no longer lets you sync new apps and updates to them. Apple’s solution, though, could bring even worse problems.
Explains how Time Machine knows what to back up, why it performs deep event scans, and how that system is different from HFS+ journaling.
A strange problem with backups that start, but fail to complete successfully, apparently because of duplicate filenames. T2M2 to the rescue, bringing some important lessons.
Should you be an early adopter, eagerly waiting for the release of macOS 10.13? Or would you do better to wait a while? Here are some important factors to consider.
Different search and filter tools have different purposes – as demonstrated by exploring the log using Consolation 3. Regex at work!
Automatic backups will still become irregular or fail altogether, making Sierra 10.12.6 unsuitable for servers and systems requiring sustained operation.