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OS 10.4 - way to hide ext partitions?


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ok. hello everyone!

ive got a few questions to ask you "more enlightened" apple folk

ive got a macbook, and i have an external hd hooked to it via firewire. the 200gb ext is in 3 partitions.
-Basic boot(mac journaled, basic OSX only image to boot from)
-Storage(mac journaled)
-Windows Storage(fat32)

anywas, when i turn the drive on, it shows all three partitions on the osx desktop. here is my question. is there any way to make it so when i turn the ext hd on, the basic boot partition is hidden. basically i just really wanna see ONLY the osx storage partition on the desktop. i still want access in finder to the ext windows32 partition, but dont really want it on the desktop either.

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AFAIK it is not possible to hide individual HDD partitions easily. If you want to hide the removable partitions, go to Finder Preferences > General (Tab) and uncheck the CDs, DVDs and iPods option. They will still ba accessible through the Finder.
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You could make a simple AppleScript that would eject the unnecessary partitions with the click of a mouse.

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major bummer!

the eject option is really not an option. i still want to have access, just not a link on the desktop pretty much.

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