Why don't you buy a cheap external usb box ? (http://www.amazon.com/Drive-Enclosures- ... =160354011
And then format the disk.
I think it is the easy way to get what you want.
I was kind of hoping that the entire functionality of the EdMini was software and not hardware based, so that I could turn the EdMini into a default harddrive-within-enclosure device by formatting it. Come to think of it, I should've guessed that it was hardware based...
Thanks for your reply!