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MacBook Pro :: Ejecting External Hard Drive Improperly Which Might Corrupt Data

My iTunes library is currently located on a 1TB Seagate hard drive, which is connected to my MacBook Pro via Firewire port. So I like to have it connected all of the time when I am at home. The problem is this: I close my laptop each night. Many times when I come back to my computer the next day, I open my laptop and get an error message that more or less says that I have ejected the external drive improperly which might corrupt data. Do I have to eject the hard drive every time I close the laptop? P.S. I don't know if this is worth mentioning but I also have an external monitor that is always connected as well.

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Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Seagate 1TB external firewire drive

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