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10.4: Force Spotlight to reindex a drive
Authored by: saxphile on Apr 29, '05 10:05:46PM

You can also use the command line app mdutil to do the same thing. Although either way you'd have to know something about running commands in Terminal.

For example: sudo mdutil -E /



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Can I force Spotlight to index my server volume(s)?
Authored by: ratzfatz on Apr 30, '05 05:58:49AM

This was in fact the reason why I bought Tiger. Am pretty disappointed not being able to search for content on a server volume. Wouldn't mind to leave one workstation running overnight just for doing the indexing.

Indexing a FW drive is possible though. Great! Concerning speed I believe my gigabit network being somewhat more effective compared against FW 800, let alone FW 400.

Any solution out there?



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