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Old 08-09-2014, 05:40 AM   #1
earthw0rmjim
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USB flash drive formatted with mkntfs doesn't get recognized by HDTV


Hey,

I usually watch movies on my HDTV from my USB flash drive. When i format it to NTFS with Gparted, everything works fine, although when i try to do it from the command line, it doesn't get recognized by the TV.

What i do:

Code:
mkntfs --fast --label randomlabel /dev/sdxy //tried without --fast, too
and then i change the type (id) with fdisk:
Code:
fdisk /dev/sdxy

t //type
1 //first partition
7 //ntfs
w //write to disk
What am i doing wrong?
Thanks in advance!

edit:

Resolved. The problem i was using fdisk /dev/sdxy instead of fdisk /dev/sdx
To be specific, i was using
Code:
fdisk /dev/sdc1
instead of
Code:
fdisk /dev/sdc
to modify the type.

Last edited by earthw0rmjim; 08-09-2014 at 09:54 AM.
 
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