Consolidate problem, not enough space?

Discussion in 'iPod' started by KiwiLee, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. macrumors member

    Jul 16, 2008
    Wellington, NZ
    I completely flummoxed here....
    And even a Google doesnt seem to find this problem at all.

    I have had my Itunes library on a external 100gb drive until now, but i just got a new 1Tb drive and now want to move the itunes library back onto Mac's own drive now i made room for it.

    I have a itunes media total of about 16gb and now my Mac HD has 125gb free space yet when i try the option to "consolidate library" to move it, i just get a an error saying "not enough space on Mac HD" ??

    I rebooted 3-4 times, i ran disk permissions etc i done all i can think of, but still silly Itunes 9 claims that there isnt any space when theres about 10times what it needs?

    I cant find this error online anywhere :-(

    Any ideas, before i end up completely manually rebuilding a new library and wasted a few hours of my life to Apples Bugs..?
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Sep 12, 2005
    far away
    Don't you have to copy the files to the internal hd first and then consolidate library?

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