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I have an external disk formatted HFS+ case sensitive. When time machine runs it seems to ignore the entire filesystem on that drive. The volume name shows up if I dig in to Backs.backupsdb but it's empty. The logs even report the volume but just note that zero files were backed up.

I see people in my google searches that seem to have no issue getting this to work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Volume is mounted with a mount point of /home using fstab.
  • Volume is formatted CaseSensitive and mounted with ownership enabled.
  • According to time machine the disk is not excluded.

    % tmutil isexcluded /home
    + /home

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I believe I may have solved this myself, so far it seems as if the mounting in a location other than /Volumes/<VolumeName> is the source of my troubles. I commented out my stab entry and re-mounted the fs, time machine seems to be backing it up. –  hailunix Apr 14 '12 at 7:07
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