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I'm curious, do you unmount your external HDD before putting you mac to sleep? Or do you just keep them on and just sleep the mac leaving the HDD on and mounted.
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I leave it mounted - haven't had any issues at all with it and neither has anyone I know
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I unmount and turn mine off when I'm not using it, simply cause I don't see a point to leaving it mounted if I'm not needing to work from it or something, but thats just me.
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I do the same thing as Macman. Unmount and shut it down when not in use.

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I umount everytime, because I just end up getting prompted that my drive did not unmount successfully, after my mac wakes up from a sleep.
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I umount everytime, because I just end up getting prompted that my drive did not unmount successfully, after my mac wakes up from a sleep.
that is exactly what i get...plus the only time i really put my PB to sleep is when i am going somewhere, and obviously my hd's are not going with me across campus
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