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migo
08-01-2007, 08:59 AM
Hello,

I would like to know if there is a way for SD to mount the ext HD when it's scheduled to backup (at night) and unmount it when it's done. the reason is that I do not want the EXT HD to start up every time I start spotlight or iTunes and other apps that are searching any mounted drive. during a day's work it can be annoying and also harmful i guess to the HD (and noisy).

maybe there is a shell script but I do not know anything about shells or scripting...-)

thanks

migo

dnanian
08-01-2007, 09:02 AM
It actually already does this when scheduled. Just eject the drive and we'll mount, copy and then unmount.

migo
08-01-2007, 09:08 AM
OK, you're the boss. I will test it tonight. by the way, when I look at the log files i can only see the first time I did a backup. it doesn't show any off the daily backups and I never know if it ran or not.

dnanian
08-01-2007, 09:51 AM
Try looking at the log for the schedule, migo -- open the Scheduled Copies window, select the scheduled copy and click "Show Log".