tmutil

  1. L

    Solution: Reclaim storage back from "System"

    After upgrading to High Sierra the "System" storage was 260GB (About This Mac -> Storage). I also used DaisyDisk to confirm that there were "200GB of hidden system files" that can't be shown or deleted. Turned to our good friend Google and I found that Time Machine local backups were the...
  2. grahamperrin

    apropos mtmfs(8) – Apple's Mobile Time Machine file system daemon

    There's the traditional manual page for mtmfs, and there's mention of local Time Machine snapshots in the manual page for tmutil, but here – running release candidate build 16A319 of Mac OS X 10.12 (macOS Sierra) with a MacBookPro11,2 notebook: no local snapshots unless I'm missing something...