On 05/08/05, Michael Elliott <michaelelliott at mac.com> wrote: > > Does anybody know of a way to force an update of Spotlight indexing? > > I have several external firewire drives, and notice that neither > spotlight or command-F searches will show up files that I KNOW are > present on one of the drives. > > I've seen posts on macnn and macfixit regarding this, but nobody has > any suggestions about how to force a spotlight update. > > any suggestions? See man mdutil. mdutil -E /Volumes/"volume name" ---w/o quotes, should do it.