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I have been trying to find a solution to this problem for months (heres to hoping for an Apple update fix). Thanks memopad for a successful solution.

Also, I found that the iTunes Library Genius.itdb file can stay. It seems to be just files with the extension *.itdb-journal that cause the problem. This includes any other files with that extension, not just Genius files (eg, I had to delete the file iTunes Extras.itdb-journal). As far as I can tell, the problem is with the journaling function of Mac OS formatted drives (HFS+), which windows format drives (such as FAT32 and DOS) do not support.

My drive was a network attached FAT32 drive, accessed from a Mac, however NAS HFS+ drives worked fine, and the FAT32 drive had the same problems when connected directly via USB. It would seem that this problem would be specific to a setup with a non-HFS drive used by iTunes run from a mac.
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