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Old 01-28-2013, 06:06 PM
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Default n66u - USB harddrive problems

just setup my rt-n66u, updated firmware - everything working fine.

except...

I've connected a Seagate Backup+ for mac 2TB USB harddrive, and there are some strange problems...

~ The disc mounts on the router, but the router indicates my HD has only 0.192GB of storage (HD currently has 1.87TB available when connected to my PC)
~ the HD (conected to the router) doesn't readily appear anywhere via my PC or network - I cant see any of the pre-existing files.
~ I created a shared folder on the HD via the ASUS software, and I can access that folder on my PC via 'adding a network location' and navigating to the folder I created - I can r/w to this folder.
~ I am unable to install the Download Master software, because when I select the USB storage device I want to access, the router is telling me the disc quota cannot be less than 1GB, and that my HD has only 0.192GB of storage... wtf?!

please HALP!!
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Check if you disk has more than one partition.

Also keep in mind that the router cannot mount HPFS+ partitions - it must be formatted as NTFS, or Linux ext2/ext3.

it's possible that it's mounting a very small system partition, and isn't mounting the main partition at all because it's in a MAC format.
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Hey,

I got a similiar problem and hope you can help...so I appended myself to this thread.

behind the asus I already have a webserver (apache) running.
But in case this server is completely down (eg. for maintenance), I want to display some error message to the users.

So I put an old USB drive to the asus and tried to set up cherokee (instr. from SNBforum),
but the install of the downloadMaster won't start because of the posted error:

"sda1
Available space: 0.943 GB (Disk quota can not less than 1GB)
Total space: 0.944 GB"

The kingston stick only has 1GB of total memory (formatted ext2).
I only need a few KB from that for my error-Page, I am sure it would fit in the JFFS without any USB drive.

Do I need to buy myself a new 8GB+ usb stick to make this possible?
Could I borrow some stick for installing download master and cherokee, and after that the cherokee would run out of the device itself or has the usb-stick be plugged in all the time?

thanks for answering!

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