Help External HD going to Sleep

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by GRuizMD, Jan 1, 2008.

  1. GRuizMD macrumors regular

    Aug 30, 2007
    After a few minutes of inactivity causing Time Machine not to load properly if needed. Had to shut down HD and Restart. Time Machine recognizes it and Do its thing... But then if HD goes for a few mins in inactivity it just goes into a non recoverable sleep....

    Sea Gate Drive..... USB
  2. FJ218700 macrumors 68000


    Mar 8, 2007
    Blue Dot, Red State
    check your energy saver prefs. You can set the HDs to not sleep.
  3. GRuizMD thread starter macrumors regular

    Aug 30, 2007
    Thanks for the suggestion, unchecked... Continues in non recoverable sleep after a few minutes of inactivity....

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