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Currently Being ModeratedSep 3, 2009 8:20 AM (in response to BradPDX)Snow Leopard doesn't support AFP.An Apple user since 1981, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 3, 2009 8:25 AM (in response to a brody)"Snow Leopard doesn't support AFP."
That's not true at all. SL doesn't support the old AppleTalk protocol, but we are talking about Apple File Sharing (AFP), which is the default protocol invoked when you choose "File Sharing" in the Sharing preference pane.iMac Intel Core 2 Duo, MacBook Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 3, 2009 8:41 AM (in response to BradPDX)I've the same problem here with my Macs (MacBook Pro/Air). My MacBook Air had a clean install of 10.6.
" have tried restarting File Sharing, fixing permissions, restarting the whole machine - but the results never vary."
I tried different firewall settings - no effect!MacBook Pro Core2Duo 2.53GHz, 4 MB RAM, 320GB HD, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 3, 2009 8:50 AM (in response to BradPDX)Oh, I thought they were based on the same protocol.
Did you install Rosetta on one machine, but not others?An Apple user since 1981, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 3, 2009 8:56 AM (in response to a brody)Rosetta is installed on one machine only, and it is not the one having this problem.
I don't see what Rosetta has to do with it, really. It is only related to old PPC code, not networking per se.iMac Intel Core 2 Duo, MacBook Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 3, 2009 9:36 AM (in response to BradPDX)Rosetta allows more PowerPC code to run.
I suspect AFP may still be PowerPC based. Try installing Rosetta on the other machines having trouble and see if it makes a difference.An Apple user since 1981, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 3, 2009 10:14 AM (in response to a brody)
a brody wrote:
Rosetta allows more PowerPC code to run.
I suspect AFP may still be PowerPC based.
Not true. AFP is the THE native protocol for OS X, and is in no way tied to Rosetta. It is implemented in pure native Intel code as a core part of OS X networking. I think some folks are confusing this with AppleTalk, which is a very old and now completely unsupported protocol. AFP has nothing to do with AppleTalk.
Only this one machine is affected. Others WITHOUT Rosetta work fine, as does one WITH Rosetta - it simply has no effect one way or another, which is exactly what one would expect.
(I only have Rosetta on one machine to run crappy old Quicken 2007, otherwise I have no PPC applications of any kind, dumped them all.)
So, thanks, but that's barking up the wrong tree, methinks.iMac Intel Core 2 Duo, MacBook Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 6, 2009 12:58 PM (in response to BradPDX)Try this. After several days of trying many things, this fixed my connections:
Open the System Prefereces/Sharing panel.
In the first verticle panel Click on "File Sharing"
In the second verticle panel, "Shared Folders" click on your Public Folder.
In the third verticle panel "User's" click on the "+" to add a User.
Add another User's sign on Name and Password.
Do the same for you drop box.
The added User will now be able to connect.
Repeat, adding Users needed.
The Permissions Read & WriteiMac 24", 2.8ghz, 4gb; Dual 867 MMD, 2gb, 1 tb mirrored ext.; iMac 20", G5, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 7, 2009 12:07 PM (in response to Bob Leland)Thanks for all the replies - that's what make this site work (when it does)!
I figured it out. It had to do with my home network and NOT Snow Leopard.
I took 2 of the MacBooks to my office, which uses a Microsoft Active Directory setup. Instantly AFP worked perfectly in all directions, which let me know that my home network was likely at fault.
I checked my router, over which my ISP (Clear WiMAX) gives me limited control. The DNS entries were incorrect, and so I flushed them. I then added DNS entries on each Mac for use of the OpenDNS servers, as I was not happy with the speed of Clear's DNS.
Results: everything works now. The Macs all see each other quickly, AFP works fine and websites snap into view like they should.iMac Intel Core 2 Duo, MacBook Intel Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.6)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 26, 2009 3:20 AM (in response to Bob Leland)The problem with this is, for example, if I create a file (Word, Pages, whatever) and save it locally in a shared folder, even users who are on the "Users" list and set as Read & Write can't edit that file. It results in a permissions error.
Anyone found a fix to this?Mac OS X (10.6.1)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 26, 2009 7:45 AM (in response to BradPDX)You are correct. I use afp between my MBP and iBook--no Rosetta installed. Your problem is a strange one. You could try resetting your [PRAM and NVRAM|http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379?viewlocale=en_US]. Also you could try reinstalling Sno over Sno as in an upgrade install. The procedure is very safe, but it still is an install. So, be well backed up.15" 4 GB 2.8 GHz 500 GB MacBook Pro with LaCie 1TB external 7200 RPM RAID 0, Mac OS X (10.6), PowerBook 540c; iBook G4; 2 Dell Laps; 1 HP Lap; Mega Gateway FX Desk
Currently Being ModeratedNov 27, 2009 7:11 AM (in response to Bob Leland)This fix worked for me with a variation. I have SL on a Mac Book Pro. my Desktop is a G5 running 10.5.x. I could always connect 10.6 to 10.5, but not the other way.
When I was in the sharing preferences on the MBP, with "File Sharing" ticked and selected, I noticed that there was a folder called username's Public Folder-1. The username being my administrative account. I deleted this folder by clicking on the "-", then added a folder, clicking on the "+", and navigated to the correct Public Folder. Screen sharing and file sharing instantly worked between all machines, both ways.
Thanks for this tip!MacBook Pro and G5 Tower, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 27, 2009 7:32 AM (in response to BradPDX)
It's just that the AFP dead ends on this one machine.
I have tried restarting File Sharing, fixing permissions, restarting the whole >machine - but the results never vary. Suggestions?
On the errant Mac, if you haven't done so, go System Preferences > Sharing > Check mark File Sharing > Go Options > Check mark the AFP blurb. I feel confident that you have selected these settings. But, ....
I suggest that, for now, you use Go > Connect to Server--afp://IpAddress in trying to connect to the errant Mac. To some extent, connecting using the shared section of a Finder window is broken for some in Sno.15" 4 GB 2.8 GHz 500 GB MacBook Pro with LaCie 1TB external 7200 RPM RAID 0, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Boot Camp/Win7; PowerBook 540c; iBook G4
Currently Being ModeratedNov 27, 2009 7:33 AM (in response to BradPDX)Brad,
I'm following this thread because I've had sharing issues, too. I have noticed that lately Firefox and Safari tend to be very slow. I have a Linksys router for a home network that links two 2009 macbook pros and one G4 older box. I have some control via a web page of my router, too. Would you please explain in a little more detail the process you used to change the DNS for your computers? I don't know what an OpenDNS server is.
Thanks so much!macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)