DAW stops recording with no explanation? Might be your hard drive's SMS.

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Joined: 02/12/2009

A great tip about your hard drive's Sudden Motion Sensor (SMS) from Scott Evans at Tape Op. Does your workstation software keep randomly stopping while recording in a loud environment? Tried everything? The strong vibrations from the loud sound might be triggering your hard drive's defense mechanism to think that you dropped your laptop. This article tells the tale and explains how to turn off the Sudden Motion Sensor: