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The Buffalo Linkstation has a built-in Time Machine feature but no way to limit this „sparsebundle“ backup in size.

Just use Apple´s hdiutil to fix this problem:

hdiutil resize -size 90g /Volumes/backup_elox/Minimi_0016cbacb076.sparsebundle

backup_elox is the name of the share, I created in the Linkstation´s webfrontend.

Minimi is the name of my mac and 0016cbacb076 it´s MAC Adress.

This can take up to a few hours, so be patient.

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