accessing external drives over a network

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by hawken king, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. hawken king macrumors member

    hawken king

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    #1
    I have a usb2 external hdd and two firewire hdds plugged into a mac mini, I can see the mini from my powerbook, over an airport express network, but not the externals.

    Even aliases don't seem to work.

    Is there a way to make these into network drives?

    I'm using osx 10.4.11 btw.
     
  2. MurphyM macrumors 6502

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    Dec 29, 2007
    #2
    I made a screencast about this very thing that you can see here. That will help since you're on 10.4.

    http://murphymac.com/creating-mac-shares/

    For Leopard users the Sharing panel in System Preferences makes this easy. Just click on File Sharing and you can add resources to the first column to share them.
     

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