I've been trying to run a Time Machine backup for the last couple of days (OSX 10.7.5 and Porsche LaCie 2TB); however, it has been constantly failing. Console is producing the following crash messages
16-01-01 3:56:47.345 PM ReportCrash: DebugSymbols was unable to start a spotlight query: spotlight is not responding or disabled. 16-01-01 3:56:49.601 PM com.apple.backupd: Indexing a file failed. Returned 1 for: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ProKit.framework/Versions/A/Resources/zh_CN.lproj/NSProAboutPanel.nib, /Volumes/LaCie/Backups.backupdb/Main’s MacBook Pro/2016-01-01-125749.inProgress/DD6E0FAD-0DB6-45EA-B196-73EAB917DF42/Macintosh HD/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ProKit.framework/Versions/A/Resources/zh_CN.lproj/NSProAboutPanel.nib 16-01-01 3:56:49.601 PM com.apple.backupd: Aborting backup because indexing of file failed. 16-01-01 3:56:49.601 PM com.apple.backupd: Stopping backup. 16-01-01 3:56:51.870 PM ReportCrash: Saved crash report for mds version ??? (???) to /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/mds_2016-01-01-155651_localhost.crash 16-01-01 3:56:54.817 PM com.apple.launchd: (com.apple.metadata.mds) Job appears to have crashed: Segmentation fault: 11 16-01-01 3:56:55.094 PM mds: (Normal) FMW: FMW 0 0 16-01-01 3:56:55.309 PM com.apple.backupd: Copied 926318 files (32.1 GB) from volume Macintosh HD. 16-01-01 3:56:55.309 PM com.apple.backupd: Copy stage failed with error:11 16-01-01 3:56:55.509 PM mds: (Error) Volume: Could not find requested backup type:2 for volume 16-01-01 3:57:07.134 PM com.apple.backupd: Backup failed with error: 11
I went to Disk Utility to verify/repair my disk, and I encountered the same problems as in this problem with volume bitmap I followed the solution there about restarting in Recovery Mode and repairing with Disk Utility. This solved the issue with the volume bitmap. After this, I started another backup attempt, anticipating success. What was different about this was that the previous failures would tell me that it was backing up 40 GB, but then it would 40 GB and continue getting larger, unto about 130 GB, and then crash. This backup started by saying that it was backing up the entirety of my drive (roughly 400 GB). Much to my dismay, it got to about 40 GB, and then crashed with the error messages that I referenced. What can I do to correct these errors, and successfully backup my system?