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EnTerr
Level 9

fw7.5 "live TV pause" => i can haz Write access to USB drive now?

My impression in the past was that USB storage gets mounted only real-only on Roku. This however must have changed for the new rOS 7.5, since the "Live TV Pause" feature will be writing to said external storage.

Which brings my question - can 3rd party devs now do the same?
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squirreltown
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Re: fw7.5 "live TV pause" => i can haz Write access to USB drive now?

+1000 on this.
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Roku Employee
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Re: fw7.5 "live TV pause" => i can haz Write access to USB drive now?

"EnTerr" wrote:
My impression in the past was that USB storage gets mounted only real-only on Roku. This however must have changed for the new rOS 7.5, since the "Live TV Pause" feature will be writing to said external storage.

Which brings my question - can 3rd party devs now do the same?

User-formatted drives are still read-only.  Live TV Pause requires a dedicated USB drive which is re-formatted by the Roku for feature-specific use.  That USB drive can't be used for any other purpose (unless/until it is removed and re-formatted by the user externally).
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