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kyleg40

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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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

 

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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..

 

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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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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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..

 

:worried_anim:

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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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