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Sparse image doesn't grow (?)
Authored by: dafdaf on Jan 12, '04 01:03:34PM

Creating a sparse disk image using Disk Utility, as suggested by several other posters didn't work for me. I've tried it using Panther (10.3.2) but the resulting disk image will never grow bigger than it's max size.
But what *does* work is to create a sparse disk image with a custom size of, say, 50GB. - It will just use a couple of MB's when initially created but will grow up to the size of 50GB (or whatever you entered at creation time).



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Sparse image doesn't grow (?)
Authored by: QJB on Jan 12, '04 02:56:21PM

It is the other way around. You have to create a disk sparse image with a size of for example 10GB. This will be the maximum size, the image will start being only 40MB and grow when needed.

Good luck.



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