|Nov 17, 2011, 08:28 AM||#1|
Connect external drive to router or to mac?
Which is the better/faster/reliable way to serve my iTunes library from an external hard drive.
1. shared usb drive connected to Airport Extreme
2. shared usb drive connected to iMac
Whole network is wireless
Am I right in thinking that 1. will be a longer journey and therefore slower. i.e. router - iMac - router - ATV whereas 2. is just iMac - router -ATV
I have it set up as 2. at the moment and haven't had any problems but would like to share the iTunes library with another mac and 2 Droid phones when the iMac is not running.
|Nov 19, 2011, 02:00 PM||#2|
MacPro 3.1:2.8 Quad core 500g SSD & 3x3 Tb drives22gig Ram> MacBook Pro 6.2 Core i7 620M)>1.5Tb SSD>8Gig Iphone 5-16gig & 1big ass NAS
|Nov 19, 2011, 02:12 PM||#3|
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Time Capsule vs External Drive and Router, again||imanidiot||Mac Peripherals||12||Dec 12, 2013 08:50 AM|
|Jailbroken ATV2+External Hard drive on normal router?||brsboarder||Apple TV and Home Theater||1||Jun 19, 2013 01:13 PM|
|Can I connect an external thunderbolt drive to two iMacs?||tdmorris||Mac Peripherals||4||Jan 8, 2013 04:57 PM|
|Not able to write on my external drive connect with my router||malavpatel7||Mac Basics and Help||1||Dec 18, 2012 12:20 AM|
|new mac router -- can't connect...||maya90||MacBook Pro||2||Jun 12, 2012 11:10 AM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:50 AM.