WD MyBook World Issue

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by KENTW, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. KENTW macrumors member

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    I bought a 1TB White Light NAS to centralise my iTunes and Iphoto Library, mainly just get the suff off my iMac 24" March 2009 hard drive and for future sharing capabilities. No problem at all coping iTunes and iPhoto files to the shared folders on the NAS and iTunes and iPhoto work just fine with the data on the NAS. My issue is, for some reason if i try and copy the data back to my mac (so i can drop onto a regular external drive for backup) i keep getting errors and the copy fails. For instance, i will be copying my iTines library (about 10GB) and it will fail on a random folder with an error of "cannot copy folder X, as folder X already exists) which it obviously doesn't. Then if i try to copy the iPhoto library back to my iMac i get a permission error and it fails. I'm not sure if i have a duff My Book or this is an issue inherent with copying back from a NAS drive. Anyone's insight would be very much appreciated.

    Cheers,
    Kent.
     
  2. KENTW thread starter macrumors member

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    Any ideas gents? i also found that trying to copy my iPhoto library from the NAS to my iMac can corrupt it (have backup, so no big deal)..... starting to think this may be a snow leopard specific problem from hunting around the forums but would love to hear from anyone with a mybook world and has the same problem!
     
  3. s2master macrumors newbie

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    Help with copying Iphoto from external drive connectted to a mac to a portable drive

    Hello
    I have a 1 tb external drive connected to my mac to store my iphotos (512 gb). I do that so it dosent slow my MAC. I want to copy Iphotos to a potable drive that i wanna travel with. But everytime I try to do it it stops at 512mb and give me a mssg saying " this operation cannot be completed as Iphotos folder already exists.
    I have tried it several times, also cleaned eveything from trash.

    Need your Help

    Thanks
    Sam
     

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