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Default Stock 10.1 2014 and USB HDD via OTG

FYI guys our stock Note 10.1 2014s have native support for USB HDDs via On the Go (OTG) cables. However, the drive cannot be NTFS: I tried a couple of different OTG cables, a powered USB hub for powering the HDD, etc, on my NTFS (a 2 TByte Passport) without luck.

I then quick-formatted the Passport to FAT and BAM everything worked perfectly: the USB device was recognized and the native "My Files" app auto-opened to display the contents of the HDD (i.e. an app like "Nexus Media Importer", which I used on my N10, is unnecessary)

Very impressive. I am diggin this tablet more and more...
 
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FYI guys our stock Note 10.1 2014s have native support for USB HDDs via On the Go (OTG) cables. However, the drive cannot be NTFS: I tried a couple of different OTG cables, a powered USB hub for powering the HDD, etc, on my NTFS (a 2 TByte Passport) without luck.

I then quick-formatted the Passport to FAT and BAM everything worked perfectly: the USB device was recognized and the native "My Files" app auto-opened to display the contents of the HDD (i.e. an app like "Nexus Media Importer", which I used on my N10, is unnecessary)

Very impressive. I am diggin this tablet more and more...
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The problem is the Kernel of the P605. On my Galaxy S4 ive solved the problem with the installation of a "hacker kernel v7 leak". Now it can read an write NTFS devices.

But for the Note i cant find a other kernel yet
 
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Rooted users should try OTG Helper ... that seems to do the trick for NTFS.
 
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If this is the case I think I will order a OTG cable right now
@Zumajay So basicallyallI have to do is turn my WD Passport into FAT and it will work via OTG?

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If this is the case I think I will order a OTG cable right now
@Zumajay So basicallyallI have to do is turn my WD Passport into FAT and it will work via OTG?

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yes, any massive storage with fat32 format, can be read with this tablet, just remember that fat32 has a file size limit of 4gb

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Rooted users should try OTG Helper ... that seems to do the trick for NTFS.
not exactl...

you need the ntfs file system drivers inside the kernel in order to read nfts hdd format
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I originally tried all of the NTFS mounting apps and none of them worked. Just formatted my HDD's to exFat then there is no 4gb file limit and all works fine.
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I originally tried all of the NTFS mounting apps and none of them worked. Just formatted my HDD's to exFat then there is no 4gb file limit and all works fine.
Also having root does not help.
The problem is SELinux in Enforcing mode, it blocks all the programs that try to modify System partition by installing, in this case, the NTFS drivers.

Until someone will make a P605 kernel with SELinux in permissive mode, there is no way to manage an NTFS partitioned usb drive.

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