Can Vita Shell see different partitions on an Ext USB HDD?

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  1. theimporter
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    Hey there,

    I wanted to try that Ext storage feature of Vita Shell. Thing is, I have a an old 2TB drive that I'm using for other systems using different partitions. I was wondering if there was a way for Vita Shell to see a specific partition of a USB HDD or will it only look at the first one?

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  2. SKGleba

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    It will see the main partition , or this formatted with corresponding format
     
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    Sorry, the 2nd part of your answer is not very clear. Do you mean it will see the first compatible partition, meaning if partition 1 is NTSF, it will skip it and move on to the next compatible partition?

    Right now, it's unable to see the first partition of my 2TB HDD which is FAT32 (my GameCube partition) or my other FAT32 partition that I created just for Vita games, in fact, it doesn't seem to think that I've plugged in anything. It's big drive with a power supply, so it's not power issue.

    I've tried another small USB drive with one partition that also has the same problem until I plug the Y cable on my wall outlet, then I get this error: 0x80010016

    So far, the PSTV and Vita Shell seem to be very picky when it comes to USB HDD, guess I'll have to resort the a thumb drive.
     
  4. SKGleba

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    If theres a partition formatted in a non-compatible format (i.e ntfs) it will skip to read-able partition (exFat)