USB ROM Service Not Working

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    I just got an RPi2 and installed RetroPie through the setup script. All seems to be working fine, except for the USB ROM Service. I enabled it, but when I plug in my 16GB drive, nothing happens. No roms folder gets generated, all I get is a (according to Windows) USB storage device with problems. These problems seem to be nonexistent, though.

    The USB drive mounts to /media/usb0 just fine and it’s formatted in FAT32.

    Anyone got a clue?



    Having the same problem. Im running the Beta v3 for Pi2. I enable USB Shares plug in an empty USB drive formatted to MS-DOS (FAT)… and nothing. Did something change?



    Create a folder on your USB called “retropie” (all lowercase without quotations) and then it will work.

    This way it will give you two folders in the retropie folder- one for configs (scraped data) and one for your ROMs.

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