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|Subject: Re: Time Machine questions||Date: 10/4/2012 3:44 AM|
|Author: 0x6a74||Number: 61017 of 67111|
Answer: as slow as dogsh*t (maybe slower). The device is actually working, but oh, so slowly. Is this normal behavior for a USB hard drive? Are they really this slow (1 Gb per hour, more or less)?
I've never noticed it that slow..
at a guess: a few hours for the initial
backup of 200 G or so..
have noticed TM slowing the system in
general during backup ( lots of 'thinking'?)
never heard suggestion of no other files,
so I'll be interested in the answer to that
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