Hackers ‘aid’ Amazon logging scam: “Hi-tech criminals have helped Brazilian logging firms evade official limits on how much timber they can harvest, says a report.”
Quite amusingly when I first read this I thought that some crackers had hacked into the logs of some Amazon transactions, and grabbed credit card details….. Of course Amazon is not the only Amazon, and neither is it the largest or most important! 🙂
(Via BBC News | Science & Environment | UK Edition.)
As spotted on this blog here’s a way to increase the maximum size used by sparse bundle.
I use Time Machine to backup to My Ready Nas. I found this thread and howto on the Infrant forums. It’s not supported by Appole but it works nicely. Although you’ve got to admit that using an usupported method for a backup is a little dodgy!
I had a problem where resizing was not supported. This post, and this post again on the Infrant forums and this post helped. Well they helped me realise that something Apple did with the OS X 10.5.2 update stopped AFP shares being supported 100% for HDIUTILS manipulation of Sparse/ bundles.
So this command line does not work 🙁
sudo hdiutil create -size 320g -type SPARSEBUNDLE -nospotlight -volname "Backup of Morcheeba" -fs "Case-sensitive Journaled HFS+" -verbose ~/Desktop/test.sparsebundle
So I just started again. I have multiple backups anyway!
As far as I understand it Time machine backups use Rsync and link. Much in the same way that my