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mac-drivers [2017/01/25 15:45]
arthur
mac-drivers [2017/01/25 16:11]
arthur
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 = SD Card (very) slow to unmount on Mac OS X ? = SD Card (very) slow to unmount on Mac OS X ?
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 +This is due to spotlight indexing the card, especially when large stl files are on the card.
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 +There are two solutions to fix this :
 +* type this Terminal command when the SD card is mounted :
 +[[code]]
 +mdutil -i off /​Volumes/​Smoothie/​
 +[[/code]]
 +* and/or place an empty file named "​.metadata_never_index"​ at the volume root. this can be done very fast with the following Terminal command :
 +[[code]]
 +cd /​Volumes/​Smoothie/​
 +touch .metadata_never_index
 +[[/code]]