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Post by Chuck » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:18 pm

It appears there is an issue with the way Apple formats USB drives. If you format a USB drive (FAT) on the Mac, Linux will not be able to read any of the files written to it. The USB drive MUST BE formatted FAT32 using a Windows based machine or on Linux itself. If you format the drive on Windows or Linux then transfer mp3's or binaries using a Mac it will work as intended. I could not find a work around on the Apple side. If anyone finds another solution please let us know. In testing when I formatted the drive on a Mac Windows 7 machine wouldn't read it or reformat it. I had to download an application to reformat the drive.

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Post by Chuck » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:28 pm

If you encounter an issue reformatting a drive previously formatted on a mac this works well (at least it worked well for me):

http://download.chip.eu/en/USB-Disk-Sto ... 76935.html

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Post by knapejor » Mon Feb 15, 2010 2:22 pm

Got it working now, thanks for the research Chuck!

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Post by Tower5 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:46 pm

Thanks, I got my working, but it's pretty low volume (I have the jukebox sound maxed). How do I get back to the Unbuto Desktop to crank it? I can't figure it out from the manual.

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Post by Chuck » Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:40 pm

Tower5 wrote:Thanks, I got my working, but it's pretty low volume (I have the jukebox sound maxed). How do I get back to the Unbuto Desktop to crank it? I can't figure it out from the manual.
exit out of nucore with the F1 key

login

user:nucore
pass:nucore

then type /etc/init.d/gdm start

set the volume to 93ish then restart

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Post by Tower5 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:25 pm

Sorry, didn't work. I got

*Starting GNOME Display Manager... [fail]

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Post by Chuck » Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:18 am

Tower5 wrote:Sorry, didn't work. I got

*Starting GNOME Display Manager... [fail]
hrm...

There's an easier way to do this I just don't remember it =) I'll do some research and post here.

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Post by Tower5 » Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:00 am

That did the trick!

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