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I use Seagate drives on 10.10.5 with no problems. Maybe if you erase and 
reformat your LaCie it will behave better? I have no technical 
expertise, just a guess.

-Gail


On 12/30/16 4:58 PM, Kris Kirkeby wrote:
> I use a LaCie external drive for my backups. I'm also backing up on 
> thumb drives which I have always done. I don't want to use iCloud.
>
> I'm running Yosemite 10.10.5. This recent upgrade messed up the 
> ability to eject the LaCie. Online advice was to shut down the 
> computer (MacPro) and once turned on again it could be ejected. 
> Result: sometimes but not always. I know it is hard on the drive to 
> just shut it off while actively engaged. Techs I consulted said it is 
> a problem (not particularly helpful). My cynical self says it is 
> another ploy to get everyone using iCloud.
>
> The real question - does anyone use an external drive using my OS X 
> version that they could recommend?Â
>
> You can me answer off line.
>
> Kris Kirkeby
>
> PS I don't speak 'computer'.
>
>
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