Cannot import photos from camera, "problem writing to the volume"

I recently upgraded to iPhoto 09 from iPhoto 5. While everything seemed ok in terms of Faces and Places and Events etc, today I was trying to import some photos from my camera and suddenly iPhoto 09 gave an error *"iPhoto cannot import your photos because there was a problem writing to the volume containing your iPhoto library"* somewhere mid-way through the import. I don't understand why my own internal HD would have a problem writing to.
Luckily, I had made a bootable backup before upgrading to iLife 09, so I just booted from that external FireWire disk, opened iPhoto 5 and as usual, it imported all the photos without any issues. But I do not want to go back and forth just for importing the photos. So, Apple, please update the iPhoto 09 with necessary bug fixes.
Has anyone else experienced this issue ? any solutions ?
Thanks.

Your stated problem
I was trying to import some photos from my camera and suddenly iPhoto 09 gave an error "iPhoto cannot import your photos because there was a problem writing to the volume containing your iPhoto library" somewhere mid-way through the import.
As I stated I have NOT seen this problem before and it is clearly a specific problem with your system not an iPhoto bug
Then you are not watching enough. There are several reports here itself :
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=8971388
Issue was user had their iPhoto library on a FAT 32 formated disk - nothing at all like your personal problem
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1907134&tstart=0
User was short of disk space - one of the questions I ask you since it can cause similar problems and can corrupt your library
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1885964&tstart=0
Even with all of the thread jacks nothing in this long thread is like yours - these are mostly corrupted libraries and are solved by rebuilding
http://forums.appleinsider.com/showthread.php?p=1372496
Not on a forum that I follow - but appears to again be a FAT32 formated disk - nothing like your issue
SInce you are mostly interested in arguing and insulting people and not in solving your problem - if you even have one e - I choose not to deal with peole with your attitude
LN

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