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       Freecom XS 1,5tb Discovery problem, Unable to connect my hdd
    post May 10 2010, 02:38 PM
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    Hi all. I Got my WD tv mini a couple of days ago(unfortunately the only one that does not yet support a custom firmware).
    Ive been struggling since then with my external harddrive.
    Here are some info :

    Its a Freecom XS 1,5tb HDD which i originally formatted with the HSF+ Filesystem (un-journaled.).
    And a couple of weeks after then i turned on journaling. (dont know if it makes any differens) ,

    Anyway When i plugd it in to my WD TV Mini it just wouldnt find it.
    So i red the manual , and found out it does not support Journaled HSF+ Disks.
    So i turnd the journaling off , run the Disk utility and checkd it. No problems.

    And still the WD TV Mini wont Discover my HDD. (tried waiting a couple of hours since ive got about 1,2 tb of data on it.)
    Ive searched the forums and the web and havent found anything about this.

    It works perfectly with my usb thumbdrive.

    Please Help me with this.

    Kind regards / hewge

    PS - Sorry about any miss spellings , and bad english .
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    post May 10 2010, 06:40 PM
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    No experience with HFS+ myself, but possibly turning on journalling and then turning it off didn't revert back all the changes or something. All I can suggest is to reformat as HFS+ or NTFS and see. I know it's a huge pain moving all that data off the drive and back on again, but can't see any other way out unless someone else knows of some simple setting that can be changed to fix this.
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    post Jul 14 2010, 07:34 PM
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    I have the same problem with a WD 1 TB drive, did exactly what you suggested and reformatted into HFS+ (non-journaled). The drive is still note detected by the WD TV Mini....
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