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Time Machine getting stuck on OSX Server 10.6

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I have a client using Time Machine with an external Drobo on a Mac Mini running OSX 10.6.8. Time Machine regularly gets stuck during one of its hourly backups. I can follow the steps outlined in this post to stop Time Machine and delete the .inprogress file and Latest folder, then restart Time Machine again:

The problem first occurred in March and the fix lasted for weeks. But the problem has been returning more quickly and now Time Machine usually hangs again after only a day or 2.

Thanks in advance for your help.
2nd Line Engineer

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