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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: LegoEvan on Jan 30, '08 08:25:30AM

How do you then eject the volume, without undoing the SetFile thing?



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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: ptone on Jan 30, '08 09:22:37AM

diskutil eject /Volumes/volumename

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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: LegoEvan on Jan 30, '08 09:31:35AM

Any non-terminal way?



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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: drudus on Jan 30, '08 11:16:39AM
To run easily…
Save the Terminal command as a .command file to be able to run it from the Finder.

eg paste the text below into a plain text file (replacing the volumename as appropriate).
#!/bin/sh
diskutil eject /Volumes/volumename

Call it 'EjectTM.command' and save to the Desktop.
Open Applications>Utilities>Terminal to set it to be executable (Only need to do this once).
Type without quotes 'chmod 755 ~/Desktop/EjectTM.command'
Double clicking should run the command in the Terminal.

Other ways to achieve this could be using Automator to 'run terminal command', or using applescript with do shell script ''.

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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: LegoEvan on Jan 30, '08 03:28:01PM

Well, saving it in an easily-clickable spot sort of defeats the purpose, doesn't it?



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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: ars on Jan 30, '08 11:49:13AM
I use Semulov (a very useful menu item to eject ipods and external drives). You can get it here:
http://www.kainjow.com/

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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: saint.duo on Jan 30, '08 04:07:03PM

Disk utility should be able to eject the volume even if its invisible to the finder.

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duo



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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: adamb529 on Jan 30, '08 04:12:37PM

Disk Utility is the easiest. Select the Time Machine volume and click eject. Same as the Finder!



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Ejecting the TM volume?
Authored by: LegoEvan on Feb 03, '08 11:00:39PM