Supported USB drives

A few users have reported that their USB drive does not seem to function properly with the plug. Here is a list of drives that have been tested using TonidoPlug.

Model Capacity Formatting Functions? [Yes/No] Hard Boot From USB? [Yes/No] Reboot From USB? [Yes/No] HDD Spindown [Yes/No] - [Flash boot/HDD boot/Both]
OCZ Diesel USB 2.0 stick 16 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes N/A
Dane-Elec zMate USB stick 16 GB FAT32 Yes Yes Yes ?
Samsung Story Station HX-DU015EB 1.5TB EXT3 Yes Yes No No - HDD/Yes - Flash
Story Station HX-DU010EB 1TB NTFS Yes ? ? ?
Buffalo Buffalo Usb stick 2.0 GB EXT2 Yes Yes Yes ?
Transcend JetFlash 4.0 GB EXT2 Yes No No No
Sandisk Cruzer 8 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes Spindown N/A, Flash Boot - Yes
Seagate FreeAgent Desk 1.5 TB EXT3 Yes ? ? Yes - Flash boot
Freeagent GoFlex 1 TB EXT3 Yes No No ?
SimpleTech External HDD 250 GB EXT3 Yes No No ?
Western Digital My Passport Studio 250 GB FAT32 Yes ? ? ?
My Book Essential 1 TB FAT32 Yes ? ? ?
My Book Essential 1.5 TB EXT3/NTFS Yes Yes (must disable virtual CD) No No - HDD boot
Passport Portable 2.5” 120 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes No - HDD boot
Passport Portable 2.5” 500 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes No - HDD boot
Iomega 1tb LDHD-UP 1 TB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes No - HDD boot
Kingston Class 10 microSDHC w/USB reader 4 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes Spindown N/A, Flash Boot - Yes
DataTraveler 101 G2 4 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes Spindown N/A, Flash Boot - Yes
Kingwin EZDock Seagate Internal HDD on Dock 750 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes No - HDD/Yes - Flash
Lacie Porsche HDD 500 GB FAT32 Yes N/A N/A ?
Porsche HDD 500 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes ?
Patriot Memory Xporter Magnum 64 GB EXT3 Yes N/A
PNY Micro Sleek Attache 4,8 GB EXT3 Yes Yes Yes Spindown N/A, Flash Boot - Yes
Rocketfish Enclosure+Hub RH-AHD35 (WD Caviar Green inside) 1.5 TB EXT3 Yes No No ?

When noting HDD Spindown, please state whether the hard drive is spinning down when using either the internal flash memory or the hard drive as the boot device. If the drive does/does not spin down for both modes, please state “Yes” or “No” followed by “Both”.