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By SeerePetrova, Senior Member on 30th July 2014, 12:11 AM
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Has anyone here got the USB OTG cable working with an external Hardrive? is yes can you say what kind of Drive... i got a 1tera i think is ADATA
 
 
30th July 2014, 12:37 AM |#2  
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Most external hard drives draw to much power for a external disk i think. I've used several thumb drives, but not hard drives. An external ssd would be you're best bet as there aren't power sucking mechanical parts in them.

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30th July 2014, 01:09 AM |#3  
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Has anyone here got the USB OTG cable working with an external Hardrive? is yes can you say what kind of Drive... i got a 1tera i think is ADATA

I did on my note 2 prior to selinux since then (kitkat+) (Haven't on my note 3 because I frequently use screen mirroring which won't work with modded kernel) if you don't use screen mirroring then you'll need a kernel that has selinux set to permissive mode (Jovvy has a stock kernel modified with permissive mode posted in original development thread) to be able to use 3rd party ntfs apps to be able to view files, unless your hdd is fat32 (which will read as long as adequate power is supplied) NTFS requires permissive mode.

**I used a 1 tb Seagate that uses wall-power
I also have a Western Digital "My Passport Ultra" that is usb powered that powers up fine when connected to my note 3 but since my selinux is enforced I can't read the files, but it would work with a modified kernel no problem
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30th July 2014, 01:42 AM |#4  
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I did on my note 2 prior to selinux since then (kitkat+) (Haven't on my note 3 because I frequently use screen mirroring which won't work with modded kernel) if you don't use screen mirroring then you'll need a kernel that has selinux set to permissive mode (Jovvy has a stock kernel modified with permissive mode posted in original development thread) to be able to use 3rd party ntfs apps to be able to view files, unless your hdd is fat32 (which will read as long as adequate power is supplied) NTFS requires permissive mode.

**I used a 1 tb Seagate that uses wall-power
I also have a Western Digital "My Passport Ultra" that is usb powered that powers up fine when connected to my note 3 but since my selinux is enforced I can't read the files, but it would work with a modified kernel no problem

i'm using the s5port... with leankernel and sidesync for screen mirroring doesnt work.. it always shows me a black screen on the computer.
30th July 2014, 02:04 AM |#5  
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i'm using the s5port... with leankernel and sidesync for screen mirroring doesnt work.. it always shows me a black screen on the computer.

Yup, screen mirroring will only work with stock kernel.
31st July 2014, 12:34 AM |#6  
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I'm using leanKernel and sidesync works fine. Stock rom, though.

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