XBMC and NAS question

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by spartanrob, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. spartanrob macrumors 6502


    Aug 4, 2008
    I've finally got XBMC up and running on my ATV2. I have a Western Digital My Book Live.

    I cannot get XBMC to see the WD drive. Everything works fine through iTunes but I thought XBMC can see these drives. I'm sure i'm doing something wrong.

    Any assistance appreciated
  2. hwojtek, Nov 28, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2011
  3. Ztrel0cK macrumors newbie

    Dec 5, 2011
    How is your WD connected?

    In general - just add a new source to the movies folders. When doing that, indicate that that's a neywork location, specify the IP adress (make sure it's static for WD) and select a folder on the WD once connected. Was absolutely straight forward on my ShareSpace.
  4. joelk2 macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2010
    yeh, set the ip address as static on the my book.

    go to add share

    smb://(your wd my book ip address here)

    got exactly the same setup i done over the weekend.

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