Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Leopard- MacFUSE and Time Machine - macOS Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Leopard- MacFUSE and Time Machine tkn Posted: October 27, 2007 2:54PM in macOS edited January 2014 Anyone try a macfuse volume for time machine yet? What about using S3 (it might end up being too expensive...) Comments Reply 1 of 4 piper Posts: 2member October 28, 2007 10:22AM Quote:Originally Posted by TKN Anyone try a macfuse volume for time machine yet? What about using S3 (it might end up being too expensive...)No luck - I just tried it. Looks like MacFuse and the sshfs are now 1.0, as well! I installed Leopard last night and then the newest version of MacFuse and sshfs as well as MacFusion (the GUI for MacFuse) this morning. MacFusion allows me to mount my server via ssh (though it doesn't show up on my desktop or in my sidebar!). (I had a lot of trouble getting the sshfs application to even mount my server... weird!). Anyway, I opened TimeMachine and it didn't recognize the mounted ssh disk as a valid drive for backups. Darn! Reply 2 of 4 piper Posts: 2member October 28, 2007 8:52PM Okay, so here's an interesting thread I read on the Google MacFussion group. To summarize,Quote:* if the volume that you wish to use as a destination for Time Machine is in a format that's unsupported by the application * then create a disk image on the destination volume * disk image formatted to suit Time Machine * mount the image * back up to the image.http://groups.google.com/group/MacFu...d9a84a596d3961I haven't tried it yet, but if anyone wants to give it a try, please post your experience. Reply 3 of 4 besson3c Posts: 27member November 4, 2007 3:29PM I tried the above and couldn't get TM to recognize my sshfs volume as a valid disk. I've gone through the steps to get it to work over AFP, but sshfs is much faster than AFP for me, so I'd really like to get this to work! Reply 4 of 4 physguy Posts: 916member November 4, 2007 4:26PM FWIW, I have time machine pointed to a volume mounted on another Leopard server over the network. The interesting item is that, in this case, TM created a sparse image on the remote volume to use for backup. It mounts it when needed and then unmounts it when done. Sign In or Register to comment.