You can choose to display mounted drives on your desktop in Mac OS X 10.7 (and higher).
Displaying Mounted Drives on Desktop in Mac
To display a mounted drive on your desktop in Mac OS X 10.7 (and higher), do the following:
- Click Finder
- Click Preferences
- Select the General tab
- Under Show these items on the desktop, add a check mark next to Connected Servers.
- Close the “Finder Preferences” window.
All mounted drives will now be displayed on your desktop.