Ping a network usb harddrive

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by lokinvar, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. lokinvar macrumors newbie

    Aug 27, 2009
    is it possible to do this with terminal ping command? DOes the usb drive even have its own IP?
    Mine is connected to my aebs and i would love to just f@ck!ng ping it out the window at the moment...
    help appreciated.
  2. gsahli macrumors 6502a


    Jun 1, 2007
    Nothing connected by USB has its own IP address - they are accessd through the IP address of the device that's connected to the network (ethernet or wireless).
    ie, you can't ping the USB drive.
  3. lokinvar thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 27, 2009

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