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Old 11-25-2009, 03:47 PM
ehofmeister ehofmeister is offline
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Partitioning external HD

I am going to buy a Lacie d2 Quadra 1 TB external HD for my primary bootable backup of my mac pro, and I was wondering, are there any disadvantages to partitioning the large HD up in, say, three smaller partitons so that I can keep three separate bootable backups on the external HD?

Eg. One main backup of the system, and two "working" backups that I would then do every other week.

Is it safe to partition the drive up this way and use it for full, bootable backups?

Regards, Esben
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