can i use my book essential on mac and xbox 360. I just want to put avi and mp4 files on the hard drive and watch them through xbox360. I had no problems doing this with my iomega, but needed a larger hard drive. I can get it to work on my mac, but my xbox360 won't recognize it.
Please check if the drive is formatted as FAT32(MAC os will normally use HFS+). If the mac formatted it, then the file system may not be readable for the 360. It may have to be FAT32. Both can read and write that file system.
If you change the file system time, all data on the drive will most likely be erased.
Have not used OSX in a while so here is how to do that. Check to see the current file system. If it is already FAT32, then you have a different issue.
All point to the same setup. Guess it just used MS-DOS(FAT)
I tried formatting the drive to fat32 but it's 3 tb and master boot record is grated out as an option in the mac's system tools. Is there a hard drive size limit for fat32 and, if so, is there a way around that. Thanks.