Author Topic: Tell WDTV to ignore certain folders on external drive.  (Read 1700 times)

July 26, 2012, 06:39:19 PM
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Hi there, is it possible to tell WDTV to ignore certain folders on external media? I have a 3 TB external with about 100 movies, and 30000 pics. I don't want to see the pics!!!
Because of this, the start up scan takes about a half hour. Can I edit a config file in the WD folder on the drive and tell something to not scan certain directories?

If this has already been covered, my apologies, may i then have the link?

Thx. :D

July 27, 2012, 10:59:32 AM
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The only way I've heard of is to start the folder name with a period such as .pictures
Linux (which the WDTV BusyBox is a variant of) will ignore folders starting with a period.
That means that you won't see it anywhere though.