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I’ve got a Windows XP vitual machine running in VMWare 2 on my Mac.

I can get USB drives to show up in the virtual machine, by selecting them in the “USB Devices” section of “Removable Devices” in the VM’s settings, when the VM is on. But I can’t see an equivalent option for FireWire drives.

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@heavyd — That’s a subtly different question. – Paul D. Waite Aug 17 '10 at 15:12
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Aha! As long as the FireWire drive is formatted with a Windows-readable filesystem, it’ll show up as a shared folder in VMWare Shared Folders.

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