|May 10, 2013, 03:46 PM||#1|
help using Finder...
very beginner here
attached my usual external HD to my brand new RMBP, I can see the files and open them, but if I look for a file (I am sure about the name!) it doesnt find anything...I am sure I checked "search in this MY PASSPORT" instead of THIS MAC
i am sure I am missing something...
thanks in advance
and btw it's NTFS formatted...
|May 10, 2013, 07:04 PM||#2|
Check out the mdutil command in Terminal to turn indexing on or off and print indexing status.
Aldebaran:~ test$ mdutil Usage: mdutil -pEsa -i (on|off) volume ... Utility to manage Spotlight indexes. -p Publish metadata. -i (on|off) Turn indexing on or off. -E Erase and rebuild index. -s Print indexing status. -a Apply command to all volumes. -v Display verbose information. Aldebaran:~ test$ mdutil -vs /Volumes/LeopardFirewire /: Indexing enabled. Scan base time: 2013-05-04 05:56:55 +0200 (35487 seconds ago), reasoning: 'scan not required - avoided catchup scan'
mdutil -s /Volumes/MY\ PASSPORT mdutil -i on /Volumes/MY\ PASSPORT
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Last edited by kryten2; May 10, 2013 at 07:22 PM.
|May 11, 2013, 02:44 AM||#3|
i did what u suggested
Last login: Sat May 11 09:36:27 on ttys000
MacBook-Pro-di-Lorenzo:~ lorenzo$ mdutil -s /Volumes/MY\ PASSPORT
but nothing changed...
|May 11, 2013, 08:51 AM||#6|
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