FLOware supports the use of USB devices for backups, transferring files, importing data, and exporting data. Most USB drives are compatible with FLOware. GPD Global provides USB drives known to work with FLOware with each dispenser. If you choose to use another USB drive with your dispenser, you should know the requirements for compatibility.
Compatible Partition Types
FLOware supports USB drive with the following partition types:
|4||04h||FAT16||Other operating systems.|
|11||0Bh||FAT32 with CHS addressing|
|12||0Ch||FAT32 with LBA addressing|
|14||0Eh||FAT16B with LBA|
|77||4Dh||Primary QNX POSIX volume on disk||QNX only (FLOware).|
|78||4Eh||Secondary QNX POSIX volume on disk|
|79||4Fh||Tertiary QNX POSIX volume on disk|
Checking Partition Type
You can determine the partition type using a command prompt in FLOware.
- Access a shell.
- Insert the USB drive into a USB port.
- In the shell window, type the following command:
This should generate an output similar to the following:
The above sample shows a single USB drive is connected with a single FAT32 partition (ID 0Bh / 11).