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Snow Leopard: SpotLight

a while back, i disabled spotlight cause the process mds was totally consuming too much ram.
with improved spotlight in snow leopard, i decided to give it a chance, but totally forget how to enable it back!
so here’s for the reference:

To turn Spotlight Indexing OFF in MAC OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

sudo mdutil -a -i off

To turn Spotlight Indexing ON in MAC OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

sudo mdutil -a -i on

Just type the respective command in terminal.
If this don’t help you may follow the instruction on the link in reference.

Reference: Spotlight won’t work?

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