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    Feb 20, 2008
    Can you use a emac like a base station/NAS

    I have a macbook, which I connect to an external hard drive for backup, music/video storage. I'd like to link the macbook to the hard drive wirelessly so I can use the macbook anywhere in the house.

    I have a now redundant emac, which I was wondering if I could use it like a base station or NAS. So I could link the hard drive to the emac and then have that as a kind of server the macbook wirelessly links too.

    see specs:

    eMac 1.25GHz/256/80/Superdrive 15"
    running MAC OS X 10.3.9 Panther

    LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive

    Is this possible and what software would I need? are there any articles threads out there that can tell me how this could be done.

    Thanks you.

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    May 22, 2005
    Closer than you think.
    Performa 6116 2GBSCSI 8MB OS 7.5.3
    Answer = Yes

    Sharepoints will allow you to share the external HD on the eMac.

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