USB HDD shared for wii and xbox, is it possible?

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by woody565, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. woody565
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    woody565 Advanced Member

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    Hi all

    i have got a 500Gb usb hdd drive that is partitioned 250/250Gb, is it possible to use it for wii (WBFS) and xbox360 (HFS+), i tried formating them to the required format but it didnt show hu on either console.

    is it possible?

    Dan
     
  2. Livy

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    just format the whole drive as ntfs?

    and use a wbfs folder. saves worrying about having to big/small partitions for each console.
     
  3. Krestent

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    No. Apparently the Xbox uses HFS+ (OP: Really? I never expected that; HFS+ is an Apple File System), which is different from NTFS.
     
  4. xbillion101

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    What are you talking about the xbox needs HFS???? Just add the XeX file from the ISO into the games folder and BAM your set to go... Really.. HFS?? Lol
     
  5. Krestent

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    Well that's what the OP says...
     
  6. PsyBlade

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    Apparently the xbox 360 supports only FAT32 and HFS+ lol.

    I would go for 1 big FAT32 Partition to share space.

    But the described Setup should work.
    Maybe try step by step.

    -->pc
    delete part table
    create first part (wii) with FAT32 fs, primary, active
    -->wii
    optional: create wbfs
    test with usbloader
    -->pc
    create second part w/o fs, primary (try logical if it fails later on)
    -->wii
    test again

    .....

    -->gbatemp
    post results *g*
     
  7. woody565
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    woody565 Advanced Member

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    xbox supports fat32 and HFS format, with fat 32 your limmited to 4gb folders! Lol.

    Thanks for the replies, ill try and creat folders insterad of formating the whole drive.