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So far I’ve managed to reformat the drive to FAT32 and that makes it show up through the router when you browse for network devices – OK, it comes up as ‘USB1’ rather than the name I gave it when I reformatted it, but we can see it on both Macs, and copy to and from it , although it doesn’t seem particularly fast. Retrieved 10 May Is FAT32 the best format? In that case a simple “smb: A quick format should be sufficient.

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Ryan Hasselbach via Flickr. They don’t come cheap though, so we wouldn’t recommend picking one up unless you really needed one.

If your user is created on that Hub you can SSH into it. Click Apply when you’re done and boom — no more bollocks every time you want to connect something new. Thanks to Richard Paige for recommending fat32format as an app for getting an external drive formatted to FAT Retrieved 29 March Discount code icon 40 minutes ago.

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The hard drive was overloaded by the extra power the hub provided and broke. Apologies and thanks for letting me know.


In this case, it may be best to split out the two networks and create different network names SSIDs for the 2. Bthomehhb 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Use dmy dates from April Use British English from April Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references Articles needing cleanup from May All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from May Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from May Articles with multiple maintenance issues All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles containing potentially dated statements from September All articles containing potentially dated statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Message bthomejub of Retrieved from ” https: Yes, this was one of the first things I tried.

Though its range is good, we’ve found the BT Home Hub 5 can struggle to transmit signals through multiple walls, so where possible minimise physical obstructions, too.

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My worry bthomehbu that given some of the forum answers I’ve seen, the drive size will be too big for the router to ‘see’. The HTPC can see and connect to this just fine, at smb: Thanks for Gray Noone for the following comments: Wait, so I can plug a USB hard drive into my router?


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Retrieved 22 October Any help gratefully received. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. It supports the It has intelligent power management technology which monitors the hub functions and puts them individually into power-save mode when not in use.

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