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Keebler
07-27-2010, 06:07 PM
Hi Folks,

I'm using SD to back up 2 different hard drives.
I created one onto the passport drive, then created a folder and dropped the files into it.

I looked at the FAQ thread which talked about using the 'copy different files' from macintosh HD to Passport".

It details how "any selected files already on My Passport that are different then the same file on the macintosh HD will be replaced".

I understand that concept, but my question is:

does SD scan the entire Passport hard drive for similar files or will it just see the 1 folder (which contains the other backup) and then ignore it b/c that file folder's name is different and it's only 1 folder? ie. can older files be safe inside a folder is what I'm getting at I guess :)

Any help would be fantastic.

Cheers,
Keebler

dnanian
07-27-2010, 06:15 PM
No, don't do that. You should partition the drive into two volumes, one for each source volume. Don't keep the two on the same volume.

Keebler
07-27-2010, 10:52 PM
No, don't do that. You should partition the drive into two volumes, one for each source volume. Don't keep the two on the same volume.

thanks Dave!