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Old 05-28-2010, 04:38 PM
Ward Ward is offline
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Smart Update two drives with the same name?

I have a daily Smart Update of my boot drive ("Hobbes") to an external drive (currently "Hobbes A"). After I post this message, I'm going to dismount "Hobbes A" and swap it with "Hobbes B" in my safe deposit box.

When I return, I'll need to recreate my scheduled Smart Update to refer to the "Hobbes B" drive.

If I rename my backup drives to have the same name, will this confuse SuperDuper! in any way? There will never be a time when both drives are mounted because they're raw drives, and I have only one NewerTech Voyager docking station.

Using the same name for both drives would also avoid SuperDuper's chronic report at startup that it can't find the alternate drive.

-- Ward

Last edited by Ward; 05-28-2010 at 04:39 PM. Reason: fix typo
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