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  1. I also don't know why I cannot get carriage return (such as ) on this forum.
  2. Hi Thomas, Sorry I did not figured out how to finish the configuration as well… exactly the same "?" question mark pause-flashing icon (did not take a screenshot) and stuck at the same place too! I guess we have to send an e-mail to Retrospect support about this. I wanted to try with another DVD+ brand, but could not find the time so I keep up on my old G5 with Retro6… but this is really not a solution in case bad things append. I let you know if I find a solution… But I'm quite busy the next 15 days. Cheers, Eric
  3. Dear M. Mayoff, thanks for your reply. Yes of course, I've enabled optical support. As this drive was perfectly working in the past with R6, I've expected the same... Please find below two screenshots after a new test on both Macs (without running the custom configuration, iv'e deleted the "device0x.rdi" files before). There is a flashing "media question mark icon" but if a load a DVD+R nothing append… what can do? Regarding your recommendation, I am aware of that, but I stopped using DAT tapes for backup since version 5… as my DAT (DDS-3) was still on a SCSI3 connection and I could not find a decent price for new DAT drive on Mac at this time (like DDS-4 or DDS-72), that's why I've choosed optical drive for Archives backup. I'm using hard drives also, but not with retrospect since R8-9-10 anymore… (By the wa, do you have a good DAT drive recommendation on Mac with retrospect? (eSATA, Firewire or Thunderbolt). Now since version 10, I am a bit lost and, sorry but I quite hate this new interface since. The strength of Retrospect was its ability to manage a catalogue through many medias, but now i've noticed that all medias from version 6 are not recognized and need to be recatalogued for version 10.x… it's quite a shame! Well I you have a tips about the trouble above… you are welcome! Eric
  4. Hi, I'm trying to set up a Custom Configuration for archiving with 10.5… I've lost one afternoon, 10 DVD's and more, and went back to version 6 on my old PPC … I am VERY frustrated! First I tried on my MacPro 2008, which the Optical Drive (OPTIARC DVD RW AD-7170A) was perfectly working under 10.5.8 previously with version 6 and with DVD+R. IMPOSSIBLE to make this setup to work with this optical drive on version 10.5 under 10.8.5 (MLion). the Custom configuration did not accept the DVD's (I tried two different sorts). Then I went to my 2012 iMac, the custom configuration was accepting the drive/DVD+R, but at the end of the test is ask some thing like "do you want to add another support to test, etc…" but no luck to find where I can move forward. Should I stop? How do I finalize the configuration ?, in the activity panel there is a flashing "pause" button/ round dot… but ? What can I do to validate this custom configuration? I tried several time, but despite it said the optical drive is accepted i still cannot use it! If you have great idea… before I leave this software for ever… Thanks,
  5. Thanks! this tip above fix the install error and Retro ISA activation. it also appear that now my MacPro is running RetroISA "smoothly" (without fans and process getting crazy (less than 50%). No issue for now, I'll test the application on a backup later...
  6. Hi, quite the same here on MacPro 3,1 10.8.3. also same issue on our iMac (10.8.3) for for the client installer, but... the app seems to work (and show a correct version number) despite the installer mention the error, However I cannot re-activate the ISA option with the new system preference option. Regards, Eric
  7. Thanks to "SmokeAndMirrors" Apparently it is :-). Now the process has stopped running, i'll try and reboot later. As I've seen now the content of the "Instant Scan Advanced Options" page indicated above has changed. But one more question should I restart the "com.retrospect.retroisa.plist" file again? But in that case as the process is disable, nothing will run... correct? Because I tried to restart it (without option -w) and Terminal indicated "nothing found to load", which seems logic to me. Correct? Best, Eric
  8. Okay I previously used a "root" permission on that file before/after editing (chown). However I did what you mentioned above, but it does not work either. As soon as I launch the command again (after saving the changes) the value reset itself instantaneously from "=0" to "=1". Any idea why ? Would be great to be able to disable it through the UI...
  9. Hi, Sorry but "Disable Volume Scanning" as mentioned in the FAQ above does not work well. As soon as the file was edited and replaced, Retrospect change it back to it's default value (=1) after relaunch.... Any idea ? (OSX 10.8.2) about specific volumes from being scanned is it the same .ini file to edit ? Thanks PS: I've tried to edit the "com.retrospect.retroisa.plist" and set the "RunAtLoad" and "KeepAlive" values to "NO" (instead of YES") and Disabled value to "YES". Is it secure to do so? Anyway after testing to edit the .plist file it does not change anything...
  10. Hi, Installed Retrospect 10, Yesterday too... same issue here my CPU usage is above 250%, over heating my MacPro 3,1 under 10.8.2 (16 Go, RAM) while I'm not using Retrospect at all! Is it possible to deactivate this RetroISA process ? Thanks, Eric OK sorry, i've just check the message from Mayoff above. I will try to disable ISA to see if CPU usage return to normal: http://kb.retrospect...vanced-Options/
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