Comment on Time Machine

Kinda love it. Macbook stopped booting due to some serious file system errors. Diskwarrior wouldn't bring it back to life. Luckily, I had just got my TimeMachine harddrive working again (an OWC Mercury mirrored RAID external drive that might actually be failing itself) and had a recent TM backup. Just in case, I made an image of the current failing volume. After numerous attempts. The only thing that worked was wiping the drive, re-installing an InstaDMG-created image, and using migration assistant w/ the TM harddrive. This restored what I had space to save (Applications, home dir, preferences, etc..) and from the other image (which had everything but was unbootable) I was able to recover my games, music, and other things I kept in /Users/Shared.