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#91 vetgiga

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Posted 15 May 2008 - 23:53

OSX does something really annoying that makes my external drives spin back up all the time.

Most likely indexing for spotlight or time machine. You can exclude drives in the spotlight preferences.


#92 OP +StevoFC

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Posted 16 May 2008 - 00:16

I already have spotlight disabled on the backup drives. It spins up every time the save as dialog comes up even if you don't select that drive. I hate that it does that. it shouldn't spin up unless you select the drive or something.

#93 MasterC

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Posted 16 May 2008 - 00:40

I already have spotlight disabled on the backup drives. It spins up every time the save as dialog comes up even if you don't select that drive. I hate that it does that. it shouldn't spin up unless you select the drive or something.

If it give you any comfort, I get the same thing too. I have indexing disabled, and whenever I bring up a dialogue box (like right clicking a link in Safari and clicking Download Linked File As) there's a couple second pause as my 5 drives spin up. It's really annoying :(

#94 DanielZ

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Posted 16 May 2008 - 01:12

The question is, where did you get that awesome wallpaper? I googled it and still couldn't find it!

#95 richardsim7

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Posted 16 May 2008 - 01:28

Where do you get that wallpaper?



http://interfacelift...ils.php?id=1259

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The question is, where did you get that awesome wallpaper? I googled it and still couldn't find it!

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#96 vetgiga

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Posted 16 May 2008 - 01:31

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Posted 19 May 2008 - 12:10

Time machine seems to work pretty well since I got my external HDD up and running. I haven't had an actual use for it yet, but I guess that's a good thing. ;)