This optimization can help free up bandwidth in the FireWire bus and allow devices to work more efficiently.

  • Open System Preferences
  • Click ‘Network’
  • On the left hand sidebar, click on FireWire/Built-In FireWire/Thunderbolt FireWire (may not be present depending on computer model)
  • Click on the drop-down menu for ‘Configure IPv4? and choose Off
  • Click Apply and restart your computer