USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

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USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

Postby wlemonds » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:07 am

I tried connecting a WD 1 TB External USB NTFS formatted hard drive and it won't mount. USB Investigator sees it. Ranger doesn't under usbdisk.device or usbsys.device.
I also tried a WD 4 TB USB exFAT hard drive with the same result.
I used Giggledisk and it doesn't see them.
These are external powered and I don't get a power problem popup.

A 250 GB NTFS USB harddrive and a 16 GB USB stick works.

Is there a partition size limitation or something else?

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Re: USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

Postby salass00 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:44 pm

I've used two different Buffalo 1 TB hard drives formatted with NTFS and with exFAT with AmigaOS without problems.

Looks like the problem is that your USB hard drive is not recognised by the mass storage device driver for some reason.
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Re: USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

Postby xenic » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:05 pm

salass00 wrote:I've used two different Buffalo 1 TB hard drives formatted with NTFS and with exFAT with AmigaOS without problems.

Looks like the problem is that your USB hard drive is not recognised by the mass storage device driver for some reason.


I've noticed that some new external hard-drives are USB3 and don't mention backward compatability in the docs. Even some USB3 devices that claim backward compatability don't seem to be so on OS4.x.
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Re: USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

Postby salass00 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:20 pm

xenic wrote:
salass00 wrote:I've used two different Buffalo 1 TB hard drives formatted with NTFS and with exFAT with AmigaOS without problems.

Looks like the problem is that your USB hard drive is not recognised by the mass storage device driver for some reason.


I've noticed that some new external hard-drives are USB3 and don't mention backward compatability in the docs. Even some USB3 devices that claim backward compatability don't seem to be so on OS4.x.


Both the hard drives I mentioned are USB3.
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Re: USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

Postby Petrol » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:16 pm

I've got one of those external USB3 hard drive (2.5 size) that doesn't mount onto OS4, but from CFE (on my A1X1000), I can read the content with the dir command. It is a FAT formated Toshiba hard drive of 1TB size.
As a betatester, I filled a report on the bugzilla some times ago (9813), as I suspected a problem with the OS4 usb stack.
I don't know if there is a dir like command on uboot.

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Re: USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

Postby Spectre660 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:32 pm

Tested a 2TB Segate SSHD drive in an external USB3 hard drive case.
NTFS formatted drive mounted ok on both an X5000 and a Sam460ex.
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https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Desktop- ... B00EIQTKAS
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Re: USB HD NTFS or exFAT AOS4.1 FE 1 X5000

Postby wlemonds » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:00 am

Just tried the 1TB drive on OS3.9 and Poseidon 4.5 and NTFilesystem 0.9 and it mounts and is usable.

Edit: Should of stated this was on a Vampired 2000 with Deneb USB
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