How to enable HFS+ formated hard disk writeable?

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  • NoInfo NoInfo

    Help needed, my iUSBPort 2 doesn't have Enable HFS+ Writing option at all, in fact, most of them I can't find it.

    Under the setting, the firmware is blank, i can't determine what firmware my iUSBPort 2 is.

  • Kelvin

    Please scroll down the Setup page.  It is correct the firmware version showing blank, the device has the latest firmware installed.

  • NoInfo NoInfo

    There is nothing more to scroll down. Mine setup page don't even have "Enable File Caching", "Self Monitoring", does have similar thing like "Unload"

  • NoInfo NoInfo

    Sorry, accidentally posted here, i wash search for HFS+ writeable, mine is actually iUSBPort 2, is there any way to make iUSBPort2 support writeable on HFS+ formatted hard drive ?

  • Kelvin

    For the HSF+ writable in iUSBport2, it will be available in next firmware update.  (it will be released soon)

  • Steve Shepard

    I just updated an iUSBPort2 to firmware v19, which states:

    4, Add an option to enable 'HFS+ Writable’

    However, like those above, I see no option to have "HFS+ Writable" enabled.  Not being able to copy a CF Card to a Mac-Formatted hard drive is a pretty serious limitation for me (particularly since the copy/paste option does not support raw image files).  Please let me know what to do as my return period for the hardware is getting short.

  • Steve Shepard

    If you restart multiple times, the option to enable HFS+ write will eventually come up.  Then, I had to restart the iUSBPort2 to actually get it to work.  Eventually, it would write and even copy a CF Card without getting errors.

     

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