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FAT32 and afp
« on: March 02, 2012, 11:33:16 AM »
The boss brought in an old NAS drive to have me copy a bunch of stuff from his laptop to. I can't connect via afp - only smb. But there are fonts that aren't working in smb, since his laptop is Mac. I was going to reformat NTFS, but the manufacturer website says the NAS will only work FAT32. The manufacturer also says their NAS will work afp, but when I try to connect, I get the screenshot below. Any ideas how to connect afp? Is it an FAT32 thing - do I need NTFS?
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2012, 12:06:52 PM »
Is AFP turned on in the NAS? What OS are you trying to connect from? Could be the old NAS has an incompatible version of AFP for the newer MAC OS.
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2012, 12:39:37 PM »
I called the tech support line for the manufacturer. They said they have known afp issues, and directed me to their site for a firmware download and update. 230mb - geez. I'll install after lunch and see what happens.
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012, 02:30:24 PM »
Okay - this thread is a false alarm - Firmware update fixed it
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2012, 02:44:28 PM »
Okay - this thread is a false alarm - Firmware update fixed it

So, does that mean we can discuss bacon instead?  :cheesy:
my grandmother did her raccoons that way...
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2012, 02:51:28 PM »
Okay - this thread is a false alarm - Firmware update fixed it

So, does that mean we can discuss bacon instead?  :cheesy:

mmmm...bacon
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2012, 02:52:53 PM »
umm... what is afp?

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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2012, 03:04:46 PM »
Okay - this thread is a false alarm - Firmware update fixed it


So, does that mean we can discuss bacon instead?  :cheesy:
It wouldn't be a forum with a jacked thread if we didn't. In fact, it's an obligation. We owe it to ourselves to discus Bacon.

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban(s),[1] KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist, author and pioneer of the scientific method. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.

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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2012, 03:19:31 PM »
my grandmother did her raccoons that way...
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2012, 03:23:15 PM »
umm... what is afp?

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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2012, 03:24:54 PM »
umm... what is afp?

spanish for bacon

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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2012, 03:25:43 PM »
umm... what is afp?

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If you're serious, afp is basically Apple File Protocol.
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2012, 04:18:33 PM »
umm... what is afp?

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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2012, 04:20:50 PM »
umm... what is afp?
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Re: FAT32 and afp
« Reply #14 on: March 02, 2012, 04:36:49 PM »
umm... what is afp?

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If you're serious, afp is basically Apple File Protocol.

remember, im the anti-apple graphic arts dude. im proudly ignorant when it comes to that stuff.

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