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Issues when upgrading to Mountain Lion

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John Caradimas Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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Jul 29, 2012 6:02 AM

I have a Mac Mini server (mid 2010) which I tried to upgrade to Mountain Lion, from Lion Server.

My user folders are in an external disk, let's call it UserHomes.

 

As recommended, I first installed the standard Mountain Lion which creates am unusual problem. In /Network/Servers, in Lion, there were two entires one with the server short name (let's call it family) and one with the complete name, say family.example.com. Both these entries were links to /. Like:

 

family -> /

family.example.com -> /

 

When I upgraded to Mountain Lion, in that directory /Network/Servers there is only one entry as below:

 

family.example.com

 

with a subdirectory in it, Volumes, and only one of my disks in it, UserHomes, with nothing in it.

 

In other words, the links to the / are not there, and the Volumes subdir (which is not supposed to be there) contains only one of my disks as a subdir with nothing in it.

 

The UserHomes disk is on a 1GB WesternDigital Book disk, connected via Firewire to the Mini.

 

Has anyone seen such behavior before??

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