Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    frank
    Guest
    firewire hard drive
    Hello,

    I have a little problem, At my school they have mac and at my home i have a pc. Is my firewire harddrive will be transparent between the two platforms or i need to do a tricks to be able to make my hardrive readable on mac/pc.

    Thx for the help!

  2. #2

    MacAddikt's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 30, 2002
    Location
    Sunny So Cal
    Posts
    2,118
    Specs:
    G52x1.81.53208x+/-
    First, welcome to Mac-Forums!

    well the most obvious is both need a firewire port. second, make sure when you format the drive, make sure its formatted for Mac/PC hybrid (HFS+/FAT32) . Then you shouldnt have any problem accessing the drive

  3. #3
    frank
    Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by MacAddikt
    First, welcome to Mac-Forums!

    well the most obvious is both need a firewire port. second, make sure when you format the drive, make sure its formatted for Mac/PC hybrid (HFS+/FAT32) . Then you shouldnt have any problem accessing the drive
    How can i format a drive for both Filesystem ?

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 9
    Last Post: 05-02-2011, 10:40 PM
  2. Hard Drive Readers- Firewire?
    By jrod81 in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-06-2010, 06:30 AM
  3. Combine internal hard drive with firewire hard drive
    By simmons777 in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-15-2008, 04:15 PM
  4. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10-28-2007, 11:31 AM
  5. Looking for the right external Firewire Hard drive
    By Felix in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-10-2006, 11:26 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •