View Full Version : backup plugin storage device?

08-05-2009, 12:39 PM
Hi Dave
Can SD backups plug and play storage device such as USB key, USB external hard drive or FW hard drive?

08-05-2009, 01:03 PM
I'm not sure I understand the question. We're happy to back up any directly connected device that's formatted for the Mac ("Mac OS Extended" and its variants)...

08-05-2009, 01:18 PM
Hi Dave.
I just plugged in one of the USB key to the mac, and I can see the USB key is mounted from finder. Then, I tried to backup the USB key using superduper, but I just did not see the USB key name shown up in the source drop down box. And this is why I asked this questions.


08-05-2009, 02:08 PM
Right, so it's probably not formatted as HFS+.

08-05-2009, 02:42 PM
I C, it was formatted in FAT32.
So SD can only backup HFS+ ?

08-05-2009, 04:18 PM
Correct: that's what I've been indicating...