Question about target disk mode

so i know that when you hook up a mac via firewire to another mac you can use target disk mode which will make the 'target' computer appear as a disk mounted hard drive on the 'host' computer, but i was wondering if there is a way you could use target disk mode to use the dvd drive of the 'target' computer with the 'host' computer?

my problem is that i have an old g4 imac and it has a cd drive, not a dvd drive, but my powerbook g4 has a dvd so i want to use the powerbooks drive with the imac... just don't know if it's possible.

any help would be great!
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  1. That should work. But there's an easy way to find out - try it and see what happens!
  2. Yes, this is possible. I've done this many times.
  3. You can also access (share) your laptop's optical drive, HDD, attached external drives, etc. over your LAN. This lets you keep the laptop as an independently running computer (if needed).
  4. awesome, thank you guys i'm gonna give it a try!
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