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Old 03-08-2013, 07:19 AM
Brent Lind Brent Lind is offline
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Lawrence, KS
Posts: 233
Default Re: FWx and Pro Tools, tell me how is your setup doing?

No revolutionary ideas here, but a few basic things worth checking:

-as I said earlier, I always close the session and do a restart once the system is fully running.

-optimize OS basics like turn off WiFi and Bluetooth, Spotlight indexing and filevault

-turn off energy saver, firewire networking, etc

-check the Mac Activity viewer for any odd processes

-as you already are, try a variety of external drives on a variety of busses just to rule a few things out.

-try deleting digidesign databases?

-if you are running out of ideas I guess you might as well repair disk permissions and verify/repair disk, though I usually think that is kind of snake oil advice...

best of luck.
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