Use a Hard Drive with mac AND pc - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-02-2004, 08:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 2
Question Use a Hard Drive with mac AND pc


I bought a 250 GB Maxtor external Hard Drive, with two FireWire ports on it. I have a PC and a MAC so I want to be able to use the Hard Drive from both computers. I was told, that it is impossible to access the drive from both computers at once, and that doesnt bother me. I am trying to partition the drive, so that I can have 160 allocated for the MAC and 75 for the PC.(The drive is ACTUALLY 233 GB) I have no idea how to do that. I tried to partition, from my PC, 75 GB and leave the rest unallocated for the mac, but then the MAC couldn't read it. So i tried the same thing from the MAC but the PC couldn't read it. Can somebody please tell me if and how I can do this?
Eibbor is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:58 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.