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#1 2018-12-27 19:36:09

Knuschberkeks
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Registered: 2018-12-27
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iMac G3 doesn't want a Backup :(

Hi,
I recently aquired an iMac G3 (the 350 MHz version) running Mac OS X 10.3.5
I want to backup the Harddrive, so I downloaded Carbon Copy Cloner Version 2.3 (which is noted to be tha last Version to work on Panther). Now if I launch CCC it shows me this message:
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Translation: "CCC needs a component that isn't installed. Do you want to download the installation program for those program parts? (/usr/bin/basename)"
after clicking the "start download" button, Safari launches and downloads a file called "BSD_for_CCC.pkg.tar" to the Desktop. CCC shows this message:
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Translation: "The "BSD for CCC" Installation-package was saved to your desktop. Perform the Installation with a double-click, then restart CCC."
Double-clicking on the file produces this message:
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So I tried opening the file on my Windows System with WinRAR, this also fails. I updated StuffIt to Version 10.0.2 (again, the latest Version running on Panther), same results.
Next I looked for an alternative to CCC and found SuperDuper! (Version 2.1.4). This seemed much more promising and it actually started the backup fine. However after a few minutes it got stuck and wouldn't go on with the backup. I left it there for about half an hour, but it wouldn't move on. I tried twice to a Network drive and twice to 2 different USB drives, it always got stuck at the same amount of Progress (137.48 MB).
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I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me. I'd prefer to get CCC working over SD!, but either one would work I suppose.

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#2 2018-12-29 17:05:20

Knuschberkeks
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Registered: 2018-12-27
Posts: 2

Re: iMac G3 doesn't want a Backup :(

Update:
If I use a Read-Only image in SuperDuper it works, still would have liked to get CCC working though.

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