Airport Extreme - Cannot see hard drive

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by macyogi, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. macyogi macrumors newbie

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    Hello,

    I recently switched to Airport Extreme (AE). My setup is:

    MacBook Pro - Ethernet & Wireless to AE
    Macbook - wireless to AE
    PC - Ethernet to AE
    Two printers - USB to AE
    Seagate Hard Drive - USB to AE

    I can see and use both printers from all computers. I cannot see the hard drive (HD) from any computer. One possible bit of important info: Before, with my D-Link router, I was using the HD as shared from the PC and I could see it on all machines. All I did was move it directly to the AE. I also plugged the HD directly into my MacBook Pro and it works fine.

    Thanks
     
  2. macyogi thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Another Thing

    Hi everyone. Macyogi again:

    I forgot to add that I am using a powered USB Hub between the AE and my printers and HD.

    Thanks!
     
  3. macleod199 macrumors 6502

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    Is it recognized in the airport software? If not (or even if so) it may have to do with the format of the drive. I forget off hand which formats (e.g. FAT32, HFS) the base station supports.
     
  4. macyogi thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks for your reply. FYI, it is a Seagate 300 GB, P/N 9Y7865-560.

    It shows up in the Airport utility's disks tab as:

    279.5 GB ST330063 1A 3.04

    But I cannot find it in the Finder. Any ideas?

    Thanks
     

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