Solved Two boot drives accessing data from the same drive Tags: Storage NAS / RAID Boot SSD Configuration Last response: July 13, 2013 2:34 PM in Storage Share ErroneousDylan July 12, 2013 8:43:04 PM Is this possible? I wanted to have two internal storage HDs in a RAID 1 configuration and then have 1 SSD with OS X on it and another separate SSD with Windows 8 on it. Could they both access the same storage HDs without partitioning? More about : boot drives accessing data drive Best solution esco_sid a b G Storage July 12, 2013 8:47:10 PM Yes they could although OS X can only read files from NTFS partitions you would need 3rd party software to write to them. Share popatim a c 885 G Storage July 13, 2013 2:34:05 PM format the two mechanical drives as exfat and both windows and osx can read and write to it. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDual Boot: same hard drive, or two? Forum SolvedAccessing data on old hard drive Forum Advice for accessing and backing up multiple drives at the same time? Forum SolvedTransfer Data between two external Hard Drives Forum SolvedWhere can I go to transfer data off of two old hard drives, one a 20gb Maxtor and the other a 40gb WD to USB drives? Forum SolvedTwo hard drives fail in the EXACT same way within 1 hour of Use Forum My windows 7 files are split between two hard drives in the same computer so how do I get the files all on one hard drive Forum SolvedCan you RAID 0 two drives that aren't the same capacity? Forum SolvedHow to merge two ide drives, one has OS other has applications and data Forum How to run two hard drives as the same drive? Forum SolvedSSD Installation As Boot Drive On Existing Build With Same OS Help? (Windows 8.1) Forum SolvedTwo hard drives in parellel same model? Forum SolvedTwo Hard Drives, Two Operating System, Not looking to dual boot. Forum SolvedCan you raid0 two drives that have data on them? Forum SolvedUsing two hard drives in the same PC with windows 7 Home premium Forum SolvedDual Boot_2 Hard Drives_Pre-existing Data Forum SolvedConnecting and accessing two networks with the same ip hosting address Forum Replace boot drive but still use raid 1 data drives Forum Solvedhow to transfer backup data from main HDD after boot drive failure to new boot drive Forum Solvedneed to access two old hard drives Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !