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Also, I switched my 500gb drive from the AirPort Extreme to my iMac and it has been connected now for around 2 hours and has never disconnected. Maybe it just > >> goes to sleep? Sound Card Crappy Realtek Integrated Audio Monitor(s) Displays Fujitsu Siemens P19-3P Screen Resolution 1280 x 1024 x 32 bits @ 60 Hz Oh yeah, 4:3 rocks! I'm not sure what you mean by "straight to the partition." How else would I write data, if not straight into the partition where it's stored?

Regardless, check dmesg output, it'll tell you what >> happened. > > No, it's an internal SATA hard disk. > > I've near heard of an internal SATA hard disk going You should see if there is a user manual for your model of external hard drive online (there usually is). This is the state the system is currently in: a fresh boot will have the drive show up fine. defective integrated drive controller.Cure: repair or replace drive Nov 1, 2010 7:39 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post Apple Footer This site contains user submitted content, comments and

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Why would a fstab change fix that? DiskUtility and WD RAID Manager are happy with the drives. I have heard some pretty bad stuff about them so maybe that could be a problem.

My storage disk is constantly the destination for bittorrent / http / etc downloads. After I poked around a bit (didn't actually do anything), I tried clicking "rescan disks" in disk management and the HDD is detected and self-remounted. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed If some memory device has issues, explorer is likely to crash/lockup.

Was running Win Xp from a IDE drive. Hard Drive Unmounts Itself Windows 7 There was once prior to this, that I re-format the drive again (GUID partition) and TM all over again.I ran Disk Utilities and it says the drive is OK and need now, whenever i want to install a game to it (D: drive btw) or clean it/degrag. The only, semi-acceptable, solution I've found so far is to change the power settings so the hard drive never switches to idle.

HDD Unmounts itself Started by darkookrad , Dec 20 2014 02:44 AM Please log in to reply 4 replies to this topic #1 darkookrad darkookrad Members 2 posts OFFLINE Local Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... If it doesn't dismount the TM external drive, that will prove a point. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 16,309 posts ONLINE Local time:03:11 PM Posted 20 December 2014 - 09:10

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With Beall's List gone, how can I tell if a journal is spam? No, create an account now. Hard Drive Keeps Unmounting Mac Everytime it tries to load the game, it gets to the intro sequence then locks up and dismounts. Hard Drive Disappeared The solution that works for many of them (including me) was to just reformat the drive.

Might try a clean Windows install. When booted TM is doing its job all ok.Using SL in a 3 month old iMac that works fine in all other respects. I thought it might be a busted registry and the reformatting would fix it but it seems that isnt the case. Originally Posted by pjessen I am assuming this is a USB or firewire connection? Crystaldiskinfo

share|improve this answer edited Nov 24 '14 at 17:12 answered Nov 5 '14 at 18:31 OSE 5862618 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote This happened to me when I It works fine and no data is lost.Question: Should I get it replaced? How did you run the fsck? "fsck -t ext4 /dev/disk/...." ? How did you run the fsck? "fsck -t ext4 /dev/disk/...." ?

Put the SSD in there, still shows as RAW. When you say something like "I set my storage hard disk to auto-mount at start up, using fstab options:, please confirm this with the contents of /etc/fstab (between CODE tags) thus Is the drive potentially dying?

Most things are working fine, but Win 7 keeps losing my 8GB USB drive that I am using for ReadyBoost.

I had a feeling that this was the case, but I wanted to check. I seem to have fixed the problem by plugging the drive into one of the real USB 3.0 ports on the back of my computer. wrote: > On 2010-07-19 18:36 GMT Per Jessen wrote: > >> Ademos wrote: >> >> > pjessen;2191074 Wrote: >> >> >> >> I am assuming this is a USB or firewire asked 3 years ago viewed 805 times active 3 years ago Blog Podcast #99 - The Requested Operation Requires Elevation Linked 2 My external hard drive keeps unmounting and remounting itself

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I ran checkdisc on the drive, and it reported no errors. Despite having a blue connector, apparently it was not actually a USB 3.0 port. The previous failing drive is now disconnected.

I use all of those in FW800 for obvious speed reasons. It was just running in the background and i didn't see that it was downloading anything. Sep 23, 2011 6:04 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Kenneth Cohen1, Kenneth Cohen1 Sep 23, 2011 9:06 AM in response to howwow Level 1 (78 points) I didn't have this problem after I installed it.

The drive was originally in a USB external enclosure and never gave me any issues. I'm still a novice with a working knowledge of computers, but I've had hard drives fry out on me in the past so I'm not very fond of the possibility of A power cycle will bring the drive back up. P8Z68-V LX Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Sound Card (1) NVIDIA High Definition Audio Hard Drives (1) Corsair Force GT (2) Hitachi HDS721010DLE630 ether3 View Public Profile Find More Posts

It's also possible the drive is drawing too much power for your USB port so you could try a powered USB hub if the above does not work. I tried restarting the computer twice, and could not reproduce the previous superblock issue... That is the place for HAL to mount removables. I know some drives allow you to disable their power/sleep features in the firmware.

A very different remark from me is: why do you mount these disks on mount points inside /media? Of course I want the drive to show up every time.thanks! 2.66 GHz Intel, Mac OS X (10.6.4) Posted on Nov 1, 2010 6:19 PM Reply I have this question too Browse other questions tagged usb mount external-hdd or ask your own question. I've near heard of an internal SATA hard disk going to sleep...?

Maybe 10.6.7 has lowered some kind of threshold for connected drives. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the I get to join the club. Recent Posts Menu Log in or Sign up [H]ard|Forum Forums > [H]ard|Ware > SSDs & Data Storage > MSI Z270 Gaming M7 LGA 1151 Motherboard Review Dismiss Notice HDD unmounting itself

EdZ, Nov 1, 2010 EdZ, Nov 1, 2010 #7 Nov 1, 2010 #8 drescherjm [H]ardForum Junkie Messages: 12,874 Joined: Nov 19, 2008 I just can't think why removing the initial failing From the research I did, people suggested that it may be due to the drive's native power saving features putting it to sleep in a way that OS X does not Updated my bios after that.