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exFAT file system   

Postby rinoronie » Wed May 08, 2013 9:38 am

Why wdlxtv non read an hard disk with exFAT file system?
For OSX users is important (ntfs not write)
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Re: exFAT file system   

Postby mad_ady » Wed May 08, 2013 9:21 pm

I don't think the current kernel on the WDTV supports exfat. As a matter of fact, I don't know if exfat is supported by linux at all (last I read there were some licensing issues from microsoft which prevented open-source development of an exfat driver - but I might be wrong). However, the WDTV should be able to read HFS+ volumes (native OSX format). I don't know if it can write to them though...
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Re: exFAT file system   

Postby videopete » Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:51 pm

I agree that exFAT should be supported as most USB sticks come formatted this way - it works on MAC, LINUX (with pkg) and WINDOWS - a definite PLUS if it can be added to WDXLTV.
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