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Old 11-09-2002, 08:24 AM
Nash BBQ Nash BBQ is offline
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Default Could a cheap fw drive used only for storage corrupt PT files?

I am in the in the process of engineering my first "real" record. It is a very exciting time and I want to be safe and professional about my file mgmt.
I use a 30gig firewire Glyph as my tracking drive but that has filled with the 15 songs in progress. We bought an 80gig Fantom drive that was used for backup copies that has filled up as well. We now bought a Western Digital 7200rpm 120gig firewire for backup as well. So I will still track to the Glyph by do more dragging between that and the Western Digital for works-in-progress before burning a DVD-R.
I tried to open a session off of the WD drive (not dragging it to the Glyph)and got a DAE 9060 error. I have never gotten such an error in my year and a half in Pro Tools heaven. Now I'm not positive (it was 3am and the end of a 14hr work day) but when I took the "corrupted" file and put it back on the Glyph, I got the same error (9060). No restart. I think.
QUESTION: Can this non-supported drive damage a file if I truely just use it for storage?
QUESTION: Does option+dragging files from drive to drive several times increase the chances of errors?

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