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Archduk3
Sep 25, 2012, 03:56 PM
So I love using onyx for cleaning my MBP. And recently I ran it just after updating to 10.7.5

It restarted and the usual re-indexing started of spotlight. It started on 1 hour, then 2, then 10, then 17 and now 4 days.

And progress bar does not move an inch.

I have tried shutting it off and then on again through system preferences. I have tried running onyx again. And then maintenance. Then I tried using repairing disk permissions, and no issue.

What is wrong? :O

//C



Weaselboy
Sep 25, 2012, 07:07 PM
Try going into Spotlight prefs and drag Macintosh HD into the exclude pane. Wait a minute. Then drag it back out. That should delete the index and start a fresh index.

Archduk3
Sep 26, 2012, 01:41 PM
Try going into Spotlight prefs and drag Macintosh HD into the exclude pane. Wait a minute. Then drag it back out. That should delete the index and start a fresh index.

I have, which my first post suggest :)

fhall1
Sep 27, 2012, 06:20 AM
From the "time machine w/10.7.5" thread - sounds like it may be applicable here:

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It's a known spotlight issue. https://discussions.apple.com/message/19667005#19667005

http://osxdaily.com/2011/12/10/disab...mac-os-x-lion/

If you disable Spotlight using the following command from within Terminal, Time Machine backups return to normal speed;

sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.metadata.mds.plist

Once this has been resolved, you'll be able to re-enable Spotlight with the following command;

sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.metadata.mds.plist
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Archduk3
Sep 28, 2012, 05:24 AM
From the "time machine w/10.7.5" thread - sounds like it may be applicable here:

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It's a known spotlight issue. https://discussions.apple.com/message/19667005#19667005

http://osxdaily.com/2011/12/10/disab...mac-os-x-lion/

If you disable Spotlight using the following command from within Terminal, Time Machine backups return to normal speed;

sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.metadata.mds.plist

Once this has been resolved, you'll be able to re-enable Spotlight with the following command;

sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.metadata.mds.plist
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So we are yet to wait for a real fix for this?