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Best practices to shut down before rebooting?


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#1 toliman

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Posted 12 August 2017 - 05:47 PM

Having a bit of a struggle with my PC at the moment with getting it to shut down cleanly and reboot,among other quirky issues that are getting a bit ridiculous.

 

I might have to move my clouddrive to a headless PC or VM in the future, but it's probably necessary just to stop having a recurring 200gb+ upload of cache after mount recovery every time the PC reboots (or crashes/halts) because the PC hasn't shutdown properly.

 

In general, should I detach drives before a shutdown, and would this prevent the recovery process having to re-upload the cache files (especially nasty when it's 100gb) ?

 

or, should i leave drives unmounted, or in a read-only state so they don't require reuploading of the cache ? what's the best practise here.


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#2 srcrist

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Posted 12 August 2017 - 07:02 PM

Detaching the drives before a reboot will prevent the reindexing process, yes. Though, if you're not on the latest betas, I've noticed that the drives have been far better at recovering from an unclean shutdown than they used to be. 


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Posted 12 August 2017 - 07:46 PM

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