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Discussion in 'iMac' started by mashinhead, May 4, 2011.
can i connect my imac to another imac and have one show up as a hard drive
Target Disk Mode
there is no FW port on either machine well not fw400 at least.
It works with any of the below FW ports:
Or you could network them together via (Gigabit) Ethernet cable.
last question. meaning i boot the computer in target disk mode and connect them with an ethernet cable? that will work?
No, TDM only works with Firewire.
What I meant with the Ethernet connection is a network setup. Each iMac will show up under "Shared" in Finder's Sidebar if File Sharing is enabled and both Macs are running Mac OS X at the same time (meaning they are booted into Mac OS X).