Time Machine fail

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Dr. McKay, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. Dr. McKay macrumors 6502a

    Jan 20, 2010
    Belgium, Europe
    I have a 2Tb FW800 Western Digital drive for Time Machine. It's starting to get full and so I expected TM to wipe the oldest backups automatically.

    However, I get nothing but fails.
    Tried to verify my internal HD (only disk being backed up).
    Looked here :

    Strangely, during the backup, it says for example 'backing up 14,9 Gb of 20,1Gb' but the 20,1Gb keeps increasing as well.

    I verified and repaired my internal HD, rebooted, but to no avail.
    I'm running OS X.8.4 on a mid 2011 iMac.

    Any suggestions ?

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