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Deleting Backups.backupdb #

In Lion and earlier: $ sudo /System/Library/Extensions/TMSafetyNet.kext/Contents/MacOS/bypass rm -rf /Volumes/volumename/Backups.backupdb
In Mountain Lion: $ sudo /System/Library/Extensions/TMSafetyNet.kext/Helpers/bypass rm -rf /Volumes/volumename/Backups.backupdb

Thanks to Eric and Brad. More on Time Machine's Safety Net.

/mac | Jan 26, 2013


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