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eurynome eurynome is offline
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Default External hdd install question - 08-28-2010, 02:59 AM

Ive been searchin all day for an answer and i cant seem to find one that will work. im usin a 10v with a 4gb flash for cameleon which works fine ( i assume) and a western dig 500g external drive. ive tried all 3 methods on mechdrew windows and linux's for installing on the external. what is the drive suppose to look like because cameleon just has a blinking _ when i select the drive.

Also on the chameleon screen the drive doesnt have a X icon just a windows looking icon
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krs9999 krs9999 is offline
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Default 08-29-2010, 10:28 PM

I took a USB external hard drive and plugged it into the 2 amp USB port on the Mini.
Showed up on desktop just like on the Mac.
Used it to copy to it and from it - no problems.
The only time you need to do anything different than on a regular Mac is if you want that external to be bootable - ie no need to run NBI or any other special option.

If the external drive isn't formatted you can go into Mac Disk Utility and format it in the normal Mac manner.
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