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Mountain Lion Installed on GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Really Need Some Help


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I installed Mountain Lion, runs perfect..Thats not the problem..The problem is I put it on the 20gb ssd on the motherboard, now I am out of room. Is there anyway to extend a 500gb hard drive as part of it? Apps won't update not enough room etc...Help please..

Here are the stats though

GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD
i5 2500
8gb ddr3 1333
240GT Works perfect, no blue screens etc.

Ran ###### to finish the install..Worked like a charm even have spdif out...

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Use Carbon Copy Cloner, clone the existing install to the new 500GB drive, then install Chameleon on it.

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I have the same mobo
I installed osx on ssd and put users directory on big HD

Works perfect for me.. System is very fast on ssd...

http://martinbay.net...ve-user-folder/

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The problem I am having is with updates..I can't install office or ilife unless they are on the main drive..Then the updates etc take all my room..

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The problem I am having is with updates..I can't install office or ilife unless they are on the main drive..Then the updates etc take all my room..

I use ilife to, and updates work just fine.

Ilife doesn't install on users folder but application folder.. that stays on boot disk(ssd)

so moving users folder doesn't affect application folder


from a working system i would do this:

copy from working system the whole disk ( 20 gb ssd disk) to hd with carbon cloner

then move user folder like in the link i showed you

it will work.. even updating ilife

after moving user folder, reboot en delete user folder on ssd disk.. so you can use the space

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so what can I delete off of the ssd? I did delete the user after following the guide..I still have share/library etc on the sad..something is using up a lot of space..

ok I used CC and copied all to 500gb hd, moved my name folder to the hd via the weblink and commands..Now what can I delete off the ssd beside the user file?

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so what can I delete off of the ssd? I did delete the user after following the guide..I still have share/library etc on the sad..something is using up a lot of space..

ok I used CC and copied all to 500gb hd, moved my name folder to the hd via the weblink and commands..Now what can I delete off the ssd beside the user file?


the sleep mode image also uses a lot of space

remove it and disable it like thisL



in OS X Terminal put the following commands (which will require you to enter your admin password):

To remove the sleep image file: sudo rm -rf /var/vm/sleepimage

To disable safe sleep mode: sudo pmset hibernatemode 0


http://www.tuaw.com/...ecessary-in-os/

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I tried..will reboot and see if it works

nope same amt of room..I am running 12gb mem so my sleep image is big..Where is it so I can delete it?

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I tried..will reboot and see if it works

nope same amt of room..I am running 12gb mem so my sleep image is big..Where is it so I can delete it?

in OS X Terminal put the following commands (which will require you to enter your admin password):


To remove the sleep image file: sudo rm -rf /var/vm/sleepimage


To disable safe sleep mode: sudo pmset hibernatemode 0





do this.. dont need sleep image


when running the commands be sure you booted from ssd disk and not hd


so must be from running system on ssd disk



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I am..On mtn lion says does not exist..And those commands did nothing..Still only 3gb left..

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I am..On mtn lion says does not exist..And those commands did nothing..Still only 3gb left..


i am on mountian lion too

mmm it works for me.. i gained 8 GB of space ( my system got 8 gb ram)

it should work... ,mmm

try this

make a new user with full administrion rights

this new user will then automatically be on ssd disk ( wont take much space)

log in to this new adminitration accoutn
and try again to disable sleep image and sleep mode

can you show me you disk usage?

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ok here it is..

this is really odd..

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thats strange indeed

what about a fresh install?

so a fresh install on ssd
disable sleepimage/remove sleepimage
then copy disk to hd
then move users folder to hd
then put back apllications and media?

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Its gonna bite reinstalling everything

If I could find the image would just delete it..Only image in there is swapfile

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reinstalling takes some time indeed...

thats way i always have a fresh install copy.. on an external disk.. so i can put it back fast with carbon clone

but for now i am out of ideas... sorry..

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well I did clone it..Just gonna be a bear reinstalling everything

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I can't put CC back on..It will restore the image also..

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Ok did it without using CC, it was a fresh install before so I just added things again. I deleted the sleep file first, then moved my name file over to the new drive.. I installed office 2011, and ilife and have 6 gb left..Doing updates now..





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