Sparsebundles for Time Machine: Forget Partitions

Discussion in 'OS X and OS X Apps' started by Mad Mac, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. Mad Mac

    Mad Mac Active Member

    Jul 1, 2006
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    I always wanted to mix my Time Machine backup with my usual data. The problem is the Time Machine backup will eventually fill up unused space. The usual solution is to create a partition for Time Machine.

    I came across this how-to article and made my own Time Machine sparsebundle. I set the max size I want. Now I can safely use the rest of the space for other data.

    The article :

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