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dancurry 12-20-2010 05:43 PM

On or off?
 
I have a 750GB OWC external on my desk, backing up iMac drive of the same size every morning at 3:15. Is it better practice to leave the external running permanently or to unmount after each daily backup?

dnanian 12-20-2010 05:47 PM

Although it's certainly not required, unmounting it would be safer, because it ensures the drive is mostly isolated from problems and crashes.


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