Forum - Index
Welcome to the WDTVFORUMS, Please register.

WD TV HD the media player by Western Digital plays almost any Movie format and Music format. Please take the time to register and show support as well as give support for all WD TV models. Use the link below to register and enjoy all the advantages of being a member, enter upcoming contests, see all the images and enjoy all the downloadable content the forum has to offer. Thank you and see you on the boards!

  • REGISTER HERE! (fast and free)

  • Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )


     
    Reply to this topicStart new topic
       Freecom XS 1,5tb Discovery problem, Unable to connect my hdd
    hewge
    post May 10 2010, 02:38 PM
    Post #1


    WDTV USER
    *

    Group: Members
    Posts: 1
    Joined: 8-May 10
    Member No.: 18,549




    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 .
    Go to the top of the page
     
    +Quote Post
    post May 10 2010, 02:38 PM
    Post #


    SITE SUPPORT


    Group: Bot

    Joined: Today, 07:41 AM




    Go to the top of the page
     
    Quote Post
    WDUser
    post May 10 2010, 06:40 PM
    Post #2


    WDTV GEEK
    Group Icon

    Group: Moderator
    Posts: 4,374
    Joined: 14-November 09
    Member No.: 6,287




    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.
    Go to the top of the page
     
    +Quote Post
    JanneManne
    post Jul 14 2010, 07:34 PM
    Post #3


    WDTV USER
    *

    Group: Members
    Posts: 3
    Joined: 14-July 10
    Member No.: 22,143




    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....
    Go to the top of the page
     
    +Quote Post

    Reply to this topicStart new topic
    1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
    0 Members:

     

    Lo-Fi Version
    Delete cookies set by this board · Mark all posts as read
    Time is now: 18th September 2014 - 07:41 AM