2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 21, 2014 7:22 AM by Tom Stazer
oldmovieguy Level 1 (25 points)

I have tried to back up the mac to the GoFlex but keep getting this message after it attempts a back up for the first time.



Time Machine couldn’t complete the backup to “GoFlexHome”.


The backup disk image “/Volumes/GoFlex Home Backup/XXXXXXXXX iMac.sparsebundle” could not be accessed (error -1).



Any help would be appreciated

iMac 24" 3.06, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
  • BDAqua Level 10 (122,202 points)

    Hello, our resident TM Guru, Pondini, has a few suggestions on that error...



  • Tom Stazer Level 1 (10 points)

    Yes, I hope there is an answer for this mess. My seagate goflex portable no longer can be mounted by FW800 and the seagate 2 TB backup plus is going through the same issue you describe. Suddenly becomes unavailable, read only -- then ejects -- then verfies but cannot be repaifred, mounted or erased. -- on stinking Mavericks. Took the drive to work to a pre-Mavericks mac, loaded it up and reformatted it, all quite lovely. But I know for 99% certainty it will fail on Mavericks.