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10.5: Repair Time Machine after logic board changes
Authored by: wallybear on Jan 17, '13 10:25:06AM

You can use the command 'xxd' to see the ASCII equivalent of the UUID stored with backup:

xattr -p my_partition | xxd -r -p ; echo

It will return the UUID like this:


You can get the UUID of the real partition in the same format with this command:

diskutil info /Volumes/my_partition | grep UUID | sed "s/[^:]*.[ ]*//"

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