Unplugging magsafe ejects external hardrive

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by stringer630, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. stringer630 macrumors newbie

    Sep 6, 2008
    Sheffield, UK
    I have the 15" MacBook Pro 2011. I have an external 500GB hardrive connected via a firewire 800 to 400 cable (800 into MacBook, 400 into the drive). When I unplug the magsafe adapter the external drive is ejected without warning.

    Is anyone aware of this problem and what can be causing it?
  2. -aggie- macrumors P6


    Jun 19, 2009
    Where bunnies are welcome.
    What are your settings under System Preferences>Energy Saver?

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