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So I have a 2011 iMac which has a 1TB external hooked up to it for TimeMachine. I am planning to purchase a macbook soon and I was wondering if it would be possible for the macbook to use the same drive to store TimeMachine backups while having it remain connected to the iMac?

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would prefer separate external drive for each machine. in case things go wrong, easier to control.
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I understand that, but I just want to know if it's possible to do that.

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is mixing apples with oranges, can not think of a better way.
may be some one can give you better ideas.
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I understand that, but I just want to know if it's possible to do that.
You could partition the drive but I personally would not rely on it just incase both machines tried to access the drive at the same time .
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