Author Topic: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB  (Read 7405 times)

nicbot

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Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« on: February 04, 2009, 06:36:36 pm »
   

I want to format my drive so Mac OSX will see it as 1 4TB drive.  Currently (Connected via USB) it shows up as 1 2TB drive and 1 1.6TB drive.

 

I had this drive connected to a Windows machine and had it formatted to NTFS prior.  The 2 drives are a result of the 2TB drive limit of XP.

 

Can this be done with OSX?

 

Thanks in advance.


kevin

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Re: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 07:46:21 pm »

You can get the Mac RAID Utility by downloading it from the "Support" then "Downloads" section of this site and then select "DriveStation Quattro"

 

Then you should be able to setup the RAID configuration that you wish.


nicbot

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Re: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2009, 10:50:26 am »
   

Thanks Kevin.  I made the mistake of choosing Turbo USB in the downloads section and didn't see any application downloads...I'll try this one though.

 

Thanks!


nicbot

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Re: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2009, 11:06:34 am »
   

Downloaded and ran the utility for the DriveStation Quattro you recommended but I get the same error I had gotten before.

 

"Couldn't find HD-QSU2/5 series."

 

OS X 10.5.6

Connected via USB

Tried with Drive formatted to FAT32, NTFS and Mac OS Extended Journaled.

 

Other than the raid utility the drive connects, mounts and operates fine on a Mac.

 

Please help.


nicbot

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Re: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2009, 03:19:53 pm »
   ...bump...

nicbot

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Re: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2009, 03:25:31 pm »
   bump...please help, this is frustrating.

nicbot

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Re: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2009, 06:23:44 pm »
   Anyone????????  :/

nicbot

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Re: Mac Format DriveStation Quattro HD-QS4.0TSU2/R5 4TB
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2009, 03:31:48 pm »
   I solved this myself.  I finally found the disk that came with the device and that utility worked.  The one downloaded from the site does not work...Thanks for nothing Buffalo support team.