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Questions tagged [fsevents]

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What is the .fseventsd log for?

The root directory of most Mac systems has a hidden directory called .fseventsd. This holds a log file of file system events. The log file is commonly used in digital forensics investigations, ...
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What's expected Time Machine behavior for large folders with few changed files?

How does Time Machine (on a High Sierra MacBook Pro with APFS) know which files in a folder have changed since the last backup? I know that TM relies on FSEvents to watch for directories with changed ...
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Is there a way of preventing other Finder windows from responding to unnecessary drag/drop events?

[MacOS 10.13.1] I'm organising some files and have two Finder windows open so I can move files from one to the other. Since the filename doesn't always describe the contents of the file, I am renaming ...
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MacOS: Troubleshooting Apple File System Events

I have a suspicion that I am having problems with Apple File System Events. It may be that this is resulting in issues with my Time Machine backup. My logs do include messages such as Not using file ...
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Missing Time Machine Files caused by FSEvents Failure?

I recently did a clean install/upgrade to Mac OS 10.8.2. I did a final update of my ongoing Time Machine Backup and verified Disk Integrity. After reinstalling and restoring my files, I have learned ...
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How can I stop fseventsd for certain volumes?

I also have a partion with Ubuntu installed. Unfortunately, every time I have an error while working on the Ubuntu partion (I believe it's ext3), I get a Kernel Panic and I have to restart. I believe ...