'nother TM question

Discussion in 'macOS' started by backsidetailsli, Dec 26, 2007.

  1. backsidetailsli macrumors 65816

    backsidetailsli

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    can i still throw random files (jpeg, avi...) onto the backup drive? or will that screw things up for time machine?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Yes, it's fine to store other data alongside Time Machine. Your best bet is to partition the drive though.
     
  3. backsidetailsli thread starter macrumors 65816

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  4. byakuya macrumors 6502a

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    thanks for the info...
    I have been wondering about that...
     
  5. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    It was the first thing I asked my local Apple Developer after WWDC.
     

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