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10.5: Disable Spotlight during Time Machine backups
Authored by: PizzaCake on Dec 20, '09 07:42:31AM

starting up in safe mode (hold shift on startup) disables spotlight, since doing this I've had flawless time machine backups and also file transfers on usb-ide hard drives which otherwise disconnect randomly.

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