Chapter 16. Introduction to Troubleshooting

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Time

This lesson takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Goals

Understand the theory and practice of Mac OS X and Final Cut Pro–specific troubleshooting

 

Ask the right triage questions before engaging in full-blown testing

 

Use general problem-solving techniques to eliminate obvious causes

 

Identify the subtle environmental issues that can lead to system difficulties

 

Document your own troubleshooting effectively so you can retrace your steps

In previous sections, we’ve discussed how to design your optimal workflow, chose the appropriate hardware, configure and maintain your system optimally, and integrate your system effectively into your production environment.

Knowing how to troubleshoot ...

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