MPlayer CE - USB Issues

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  1. gamer220
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    I am having problems playing videos and music off of my external hard drive. When I try to load a file and choose USB, it shows up blank. THen I try it a second time and I will get a code dump. I tried using just a flash drive and it works. Is there some reason why my external hard drive won't work or is there something I'm doing wrong. The hard drive works with everything else.
     
  2. BoxShot

    BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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    Is your hard drive formatted as nfts? If so partition it to a fat 32.
     
  3. gamer220
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    When I right click on it to format, it will only give me the option to format as NFTS. Is there anything else I can do. Will the wii not recognize it unless it is FAT 32?
     
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    FAT 32 = 4gb - 32gb. Not sure but I think geexbox can use ntfs.
     
  5. wiiman123

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    Make sure your harddrive is powered up before the Wii is turned on.
     
  6. gamer220
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    GeeXboX works! Thanks!
     
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    It happened to me to in .60 and .61 but its fixed in .62
     
  8. imapterodactyl

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    FAT32 can be much larger than 32GB. My partition is 400.
     
  9. ThaKillerKlown

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    I have a 1TB drive split into 2 partitions. One is like 490mb WBFS and the other is like 463 FAT32 and my Medial Player CE wont read it. It will read my thumbdrive though. I dunno....
     
  10. madeirabhoy

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    i have the same problem as thakillerklown. my wii cant see the fat32 partition.
     
  11. UranusKiller

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    durr have FAT 1st...
     
  12. madeirabhoy

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    my fat32 partition is first. the wbfs partition is second yet it can see that.
     
  13. UranusKiller

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    no idea then, has to be primary active the fat partition, also if using mplayerce have the cIOS installed from google code? have dvdx at ios202 ?
     
  14. madeirabhoy

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    thanks uranuskiller

    ive just googled what you said, and i followed the 'ULTIMATE System Menu 4.0 Guide, Backup Loaders Disc Channel USB' to upgrade to 4.0. Does that mean that its too late for me to be able to do this? as the instructions say i need to be on 3.2.
     
  15. UranusKiller

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    I'm just telling you follow the procedure on mplayerce on how to configure usb2.0
    (IT DOESN'T AFFECT ANYTHING OF BACKUPS)
    http://code.google.com/p/mplayer-ce/wiki/USB20
     
  16. FGOD

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    having the same problem as i have my fat32 as first partition active and second partition wbfs (both primary but only the fat32 as active...)

    and nomatter what i do i can't seem to load my usb hdd on mplayer ce 0.62 while on geexbox does detect the drive and my emulators and other stuff detects the drive too...